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INTERVIEW/EP REVIEW: The Black Black

“Thematically, it’s kind of a break-up song, a song about the replaceable nature of relationships,” the band’s singer/songwriter/guitarist, Jonathan, told us. “Sometimes, you’re replacing the relationship but not the person, and the people blur together.”

INTERVIEW + LIVE REVIEW: White Mystery Plays Market Hotel

Before White Mystery's show at Markey Hotel, Alex answered some questions via phone about touring, gear, and her role as Vice President of the Chicago chapter of the Recording Academy.

LIVE REVIEW: Girl Band @ Baby’s All Right

Holding Hands With Jamie is based on a psychotic episode Kiely went through, which is bold enough as the subject matter of an album, but something else entirely when they sing about it in front of you.

EP REVIEW: Phosphene “Breaker”

A phosphene is the experience of seeing light when none has actually entered your eyes; it's where the phrase "seeing stars" comes from, and common causes include rubbing your eyes or being hit in the head.

NEWS ROUNDUP: Music Festivals, YACHT, & Other Music Closure

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EP PREMIERE: Sam Greens “Rugs”

It sounds like a robot gained sentience but instead of overthrowing the human race, it decided to make some sick beats instead.

ARTIST INTERVIEW: Cristina Black

Just because a story doesn't have a happy ending, doesn't mean it shouldn't be told: that's the main message I got from the music of harpist Cristina Black.

NEWS ROUNDUP: The Politicization of Music, RHCP, & Radiohead

Beyonce & the Politicization of Music Though Beyonce’s Lemonade contains unlimited potential for trivial gossip (Who is Becky?), the visual album is way deeper than that, as explained in The Rolling Stone here. Music has gotten a little more political...

NEWS ROUNDUP: If You’re Reading This, You’re Not At SXSW

If You’re Reading This, You’re Not At SXSW Right now, scouring Twitter for music news is a basically like opening up Instagram and seeing that all of your friends have thrown a party without you: everyone is having the...

NEWS ROUNDUP: New Tracks, New Kendrick, & SWSW

New Tracks By New York Artists  First up is “Your Best American Girl” by Brooklyn’s Mitski. The song is from Puberty 2, which will be released via Dead Oceans in June. It’s a sorrowful track about living up to...

EARLY REVIEW: Museyroom “Pearly Whites”

Museyroom is named after a reference from Finnegans Wake, James Joyce’s last book that is widely regarded as having an experimental style meant to “recreate the experience of sleep and dreams.” According to the Brooklyn trio, it describes “a sort of alternate...

NEWS ROUNDUP: FKA Twigs, Kim Gordon, & Brian Eno

FKA Twigs Performs On Jimmy Fallon Watch the relentlessly unique FKA Twigs give a stunning performance of her song “Good To Love” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XhX1X3eJlnE Stream M. Ward’s More Rain The singer/songwriter’s easy, smoke-filled...

VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Car Seat Headrest “Vincent”

The video description for Car Seat Headrest‘s “Vincent” is simply: “Will plays the guitar while a guy has a bad time.” That’s about as concise as anyone could get, but the song is layered with a lot more meaning, imagery and...

NEWS ROUNDUP: Beyonce, Lana Del Rey, & Daytrotter Festival

Father John Misty Stars in Lana Del Rey’s “FREAK” In the 11-minute long video, the two go on a hike before dropping acid. The last few minutes are slow motion footage of people frolicking in a swimming pool, set...

TRACK OF THE WEEK: Perhapsy “All My Soul Swallowed”

Perhapsy is the main musical project of Derek Barber, a musician from Oakland, CA who has also contributed to bands like Astronauts, etc., In Watermelon Sugar, Chyristian Rawk, Anna Ash and The Winston Jazz Routine. “All My Soul Swallowed” is the first...

ALBUM REVIEW: Hinds “Leave Me Alone”

Any simplicity in the music of Hinds is made up for in sheer attitude. Except for “The Garden,” most of their music videos feature footage of the members goofily singing along to their songs. The Madrid band’s personality is just as easily...

VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Wolkoff “New York Grand”

Captivating by design: That’s how Joan Wolkoff describes a lover in “New York Grand.” And just like she was, the song’s video pulls you in with images that, on the surface, are bold and pretty. But, you’ll realize they’re too perfect...

BEST OF 2015: Our Favorite Frontwomen

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ARTIST INTERVIEW: Lithuania

The main members of  Lithuania are involved in other, vastly different projects: Dominic Angelella plays in the psych-rock band DRGN KING, and Eric Slick plays drums with Dr. Dog. The pair have been friends since meeting at Philadelphia’ UArts, and though it...

ALBUM REVIEW: Stove “Is Stupider”

Self deprecation abounds on Stove’s Is Stupider. It opens with “Stupider,” followed by “Stupid,” and later on, “Stupidest” and “Dumboy.” The record art labels Side A as “Side Stupid,” and Side B as “Side Beer.” But for Steve Hartlett, who...