Satellite of Love

  "Satellites gone, up to the skies. Things like that drive me out of my mind." The lyrics are just nothing, almost impressionistic. But in Lou...
Adam Yauch performing

Keep it Goin’ Full Steam: MCA Adam Yauch’s 20 Greatest Hits & Hidden Tracks

To mark the 3rd anniversary of Adam Yauch's passing on May 4th, we've assembled a list of our Top 20 Greatest MCA lines. These include the...

Nothing Can Save Us

"There’s no such thing as old or new,” sang a resigned Nigel Benjamin on “Career”, Mott's 1976 hymn to blank horizons, “Cuz everything’s been said...

The Tragically Hip: A Canadian Shield

The Tragically Hip are a national institution. They are the rarest of things in Canadian music, especially Canadian rock music: a band massive enough to...

The Tragically Hip: A Canadian Shield

The Tragically Hip, Fully and Completely Tour Canada Day (July 1) Molson Ampitheatre, Toronto. (Tour, along with a few new dates, continues through September...

In Photos: Florence and other Queens of Rock

With Festival Season underway, there's been a lot of talk about the lack of female representation on the festival bills, as well as within music...

Ezra Furman: An Interview Mid-Way Through An Unmissable Tour

Ezra Furman has been just a little busy of late. The singer/songwriter and seriously original performer, supported by his versatile and seamless backing band,...

The Beautiful Ones: Suede’s Triumphant Return And The Untold Glastonbury Headline

AND ON YOU MY TATTOO WILL BE BLEEDING. AND THE NAME WILL STAIN. (SUEDE, THE WILD ONES) There was a lot of internet chatter in...

Gotta Be a Loose Fit: Happy Mondays

  “I wrote for luck. They sent me you.” Happy Mondays erupted out of a Manchester that was somehow entirely different than Morrissey and Marr’s town,...

2015 in Music News & Culture: The Year That Was

The Year That Was According to Us: Music News, Culture, and closer to home. January belatedly kicked off for us with a small but decisive bang:...

Shiiine On Weekender: Friday – The Full English

Shiiine On Weekender –Butlin’s Arena, Minehead, Somerset UK. November 6-9th, 2015. Day 2: Friday With no less than 40 band and DJ slots on 5 stages...

Shiiine On Weekender Sunday: I Don’t Want To Fade Out, I Want To Fade...

Shiiine On Weekender –Butlin’s Arena, Minehead, Somerset UK. November 6-9th, 2015. Day 4: Sunday 2:00 p.m. Stray observations from the weekend: we didn’t get to say goodbye to...