Features

by Adam Caress
Re-posting one of our early articles on the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death
by Philip Francis
Verdict: It's too late to stop now.
by Adam Caress
How the growing acceptance of mass media commercialism is changing the way we relate to pop culture.
by Josh Caress
Sitting down with singer-songwriter Denison Witmer to discuss The Innocence Mission, the creative process, faith, and being a touring musician with a family.
by Adam Caress
The racism of Gone with the Wind, the sublimity of The Band, and the artistic legacy of The Civil War in the American South.
by Brian Sousa
The lonesome highway, the rasp of rock and roll through the speakers in your old pickup, the link between the art of music and the open road
by Adam Caress
Sitting down with Brent Knopf--currently of Ramona Falls and formerly of Menomena--to discuss, well, just about everything.
by Philip Francis
Bob Dylan is driving through the Florida Everglades in the car that Bob Dylan drives when he is going to visit Neil Young to get Neil Young's opinion.
by Josh Caress
*with a little help from Paul Simon and the Baby Boomers...
by Adam Caress
Discussing music, heartbreak, and the nature of the artistic process with one of the most prolific songwriters of our time.

Reviews

Without a story, there can be no tragedy
This album triumphs in the same way life itself triumphs; it exists as a testament to its own existence.
Jumping into the abyss: frightened, exhilarated and smiling the whole way down.

Artist In Residence

Hometown: Athens, GA
You may already be familiar with Futurebirds due to their extensive touring and intense live performances. If not, Baba Yaga is a document of a young band finding their signature sound, combining experimental atmospheric textures, alt-rock tones, earthy harmonies and solid songcraft. Fans have been awaiting a new album since 2010’s Hampton’s Lullaby, and they won’t be disappointed.

Columns

Live at Budokan!
Live at Budokan!
Would it be scary to be in a small room with Lykke Li?
Private Investigations
Private Investigations
Of singing skills, music snobs, and Scott Stapp
Young Blood
Young Blood
"Our philosophy is: It’s all about us. We don’t need your opinion." - Sabyrtooth
Trust Me, I'm a Doctor
Trust Me, I'm a Doctor
Here are your retorts when culture snobs start lobbing criticisms at your favorite guilty pleasure.
Jewels and Binoculars
Jewels and Binoculars
Imagination at the end of indie music. S.T. Coleridge and his daughter weigh in.
A Beer, A Song
A Beer, A Song
Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough
Private Investigations
Private Investigations
Where have you gone David Foster Wallace?
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