While the most popular Beatles rumor turned out to be false, making the case for an even more dramatic revelation.
A swear-laden review of some glorious cursing in pop music.
The past 10 years have upturned the music world, and we’re all better for it. A countdown of the year’s best music, and the artist of the decade is named.
Music connects to memories, and so do album sleeves. From ELO’s spaceship to Róisín Murphy’s see-through top, the covers that made one writer a fan.
To entertain themselves and their friends, two brothers formed a band, Birdhead. Now one traces the history of “the critically acclaimed power duo from Rancho Cucamonga.”
Suspicious lyrics and other clues suggest something may be amiss among the hip-hop royalty.
Ten years ago, an anonymous screed sparked a firestorm amongst music critics and rock nerds. Following up with the targets of the Rock Critical List and reassessing the finger pointing.
A year in Lisbon teaches you more than how to select a decent vinho verde. An ode to the uniquely hopeful, desperate music that’s missing from the usual American fare.
The brother-sister duo’s narrative inclinations take over during a license renewal.
Apple’s iTunes software claims to be a Genius at making mixes. We beg to differ, knowing how mixes should be made, and propose a duel of “Fingertips.”
The turntablist now known as DJ Premier got help at critical moments in his rise from a piano-playing childhood in Houston, and these days he’s looking to spread the love.
The music industry’s devil and savior bear the same name: the web. Five years later, we reconvene our panel of music blogfathers for a look into the future. Soundtrack included.