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VIDEO: NITE JEWEL “MEMORY, MAN”

January 21st, 2013 · No Comments

New video for Nite Jewel’s song “Memory, Man.”

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MUSIC GO MUSIC: EXPRESSIONS

April 13th, 2010 · 9 Comments

Music Go Music manages somehow to recapture the true idea of pop: music made for singles, music made for dancing, music made for fun. No grandiose double LP concept albums here! A single is like an arrow shot into the air—quick, sleek and to the point—and Expressions is a quiverful of hits.

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THE ROLE OF THE RECORD LABEL

November 17th, 2009 · No Comments

Roundtable Discussion: The Role Of The Record Label Via: NPR At the beginning of this decade, record labels were still a way of indexing artists; of positioning them within a community, a scene and a movement. Throughout our end-of-the-decade coverage, one reccurring theme is whether context still matters. After all, one of the most glorious [...]

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BLK JKS: NO SUCH THING AS DEATH

October 15th, 2009 · No Comments

If one more person compares BLK JKS to Vampire Weekend, we might explode. This South African band writes pop songs, rock songs, slow tunes and fast tracks; they get proggy and they jam. There’s a great amount of variety on BLK JKS’ latest album After Robots, but the only thing the band imitates is the sound that reality transmits through their nimble fingers. Guitarist Mpumelelo Mcata breaks it down for Daiana Feuer.

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ANTONY AND THE JOHNSONS: IF YOU’RE THE SINGER, YOU’RE THE HORSE

October 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment

alice rutherford

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ALBUM REVIEW: BODIES OF WATER

July 24th, 2008 · No Comments

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BODIES OF WATER: OHHHHHH, THE SALAD DAYS

July 17th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Dan Monick

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