Some people are seeing MJ in these stormclouds or whatever. What do you think?
A comprehensive look at the history, and current state, of the great Australian tradition.
It doesn't always feel that way though.
I'm not one of those irritating video game nerds who wishes he lived in Japan, thinking it to be some kind of Nintendopolis where hot chicks strut around Shibuya dressed like Samus Aran from Metroid and you can get hired just by writing your World of Warc…
It's taken the Melbourne producer four years to release four tracks but the wait has been worth it.
Meet EE. The dynamic digital dance duo and very first total art performance team ever to come out in Korea.
Brooklyn's own Cheeseburger play the Bell House.
Chinese indie-rock pioneers.
The Black Lips make their way through Israel.
Predator and Balkans are two bands from Atlanta who are good. They both have a lo-fi sound that's kind of reminiscent of... I dunno. Describing music is beyond bullshit.
I love and collect all things Elvis. He is, to me, the definition of Americana and everything we hold holy. For my wedding in 2006, I rented a 1960 four-door DeVille because Elvis had one.
There was a time in my adolescence when the Geto Boys could break my trembling heart. Their music had that terrifying, portentous quality of the best rap.
Sabbath Assembly are an apocalyptic acid-gospel group formed by a guy called Christian (he doesn't do surnames) and lady singer Jex Thoth.
Far more than anyone else, 1960s psych-rock legends the 13th Floor Elevators epitomised the ideal of the band as a gang of outsiders poised against the world.
So you can say that you knew about them before they were "mainstream," duh!
No one likes the sound of trying too hard or the smell of sweat—you sweat it, you lose. It's a simple rule, really. And Best Coast are as laid back as bands come.
We met up with the MIA collaborator, baile pioneer, and boss of Mad Decent Records, to find out what he's doing at Tuff Gong studios.
We have no idea how these people are still alive.
Most performers have to span a gap between their public image and their private life, but Glenn Danzig has to jump between two distinct public versions of himself. Think of the disconnect between the cheesy camp of his Mother video and the lurid power of
Most modern music tagged as psychedelic at best resembles the jittery head spins of two cups of black coffee. With tentative reverb puddles the only nod to tripping, these are tame bands embellishing their dull college rock with download hype.
Someone posted a video online in which Rihanna looks like she's doing cocaine. This is the comic.
In 2001, my older brother Rich went to Beijing. Once there, he lied about his age, changed his name to Jun (which means handsome in Chinese), and started a pop group. Their biggest hit was a song called "Get On Up and Get Down," which they performed in fr…
In the 1980s, Brix Smith was best known as a guitarist in The Fall, and as the wife of its frontman Mark E. Smith, whom she divorced. Brix was one of very few women in British indie at a time when it was still any good.