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By Jacqueline Howell To preface: I was there. I was twenty years old in 1993. If you weren't, please Nevermind the narrow story you've gleaned...

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

(Reposting on the 2018 anniversary.) To mark the 3rd anniversary of Adam Yauch's passing on May 4th, we've assembled a list of our Top 20...

Father John Misty – The Chaotic World of Mr. Tillman

From 2004 until now, an oddly gentle-seeming, yet troubled musician and armchair philosopher has been exposing his thoughts and emotions to us all in...

Twin Peaks: A Limited Event Series Blu-Ray Boxset – A Feast of Vibes

By Matt Sitler What to say that hasn't been said already about maverick filmmaker David Lynch? Finally handed the funding, freedom and platform to drill his...

Vinyl Night: Nothing’s Shocking: Ted, Just Admit It First Listen

First listen to just purchased Jane's Addiction Nothing's Shocking on vinyl: This hugely influential record shaped not just millions of listeners brains & creativity back...

Still Waters / Breaking Trail: Canadian Music’s Rocky & Radiant Heart

or: What Canadian Rock Taught Me "Don't always look back. But look back." - Canadian workingman, visionary, agendaless poet Ken Babstock who joined this cocktail...

Mixed Up

At the end of the first vinyl age, a thing we called just records, then, The Cure's Mixed Up was the last record I...

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...

2016: Our Year in Music

First: we want to wish all of our readers, visitors, friends, collaborators, contributors, patient interview subjects, festival friends and fellow music lovers a very...

Arcade Fire is Here to Stay: Wayhome 2016 Review

Arcade Fire is the most unusual and important case of this century of the little weird indie band that could, did, would and will....

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