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Solange, Skrillex, and Utopia in a Futuristic Desert City
At FORM: Arcosanti, a festival held Paolo Soleri's legendary Arizona experiment, Skrillex and Solange shared a bill with underground experimental acts. There were hippies and hope and no bad trips.
This Record Label Releases Albums That Are Almost Impossible to Play
As a commentary on music’s increasing ease of availability, Auris Apothecary has released cassettes that are cut in half, CD-Rs covered in herbs, and more.
The Curious Story of Mushroom Jazz, Dance Music's Chillest Genre Ever
The surprising origins of the shroomy, genre-spanning sound, according to the man who invented it.
How Moderat Got Comfortable With Pop on Their Boldest Album Yet
The German trio of Modeselektor and Apparat reflect on their path out of the clubs.
Roland Recreated Three Classic Synths So You Don't Have to Spend Your Life Savings on Them
Studio-quality sounds at hobbyist prices.
We Dissected Song Exploder, the Podcast Where Musicians Dissect Their Songs, with Its Host
Hrishikesh Hirway has hosted everyone from Ghostface Killah to U2 on his podcast to discuss how they put together and record songs.
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The Weeknd Is Playing Arenas Now, but He'll Still Get You to Sing Along to Siouxsie and the Banshees
How did The Weeknd manage to sell out three arena shows in New York City and still maintain his underdog appeal?
How 'Trick 'r Treat' Became an Unlikely Halloween Classic
Director Michael Dougherty talks the joy of discovering a movie for the first time, the appeal of horror-comedy, and why he'd rather see fan tributes than win Oscars.
Bruce Campbell Will Never Die, But You Will
The iconic cult actor is starring in a new <i>Evil Dead</i> show and is playing Ronald Reagan in <i>Fargo</i>, but he's still not famous enough for people to go through his trash.
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I Lived a Teenager's Dream and Flew to England to Play the New 'Guitar Hero' Game
The game is a "live experience" now, but is still pretty stupid overall. We had a blast.
Garage-Rock Pioneer Jimy Sohns Has Seen Enough for Ten Lifetimes
The frontman of Shadows of Knight, the band that made Van Morrison's "Gloria" famous, shares tales from his decades on rock's fringes.
Still Going Crazy After All These Years: An Interview with Jeezy
Ten years after 'Thug Motivation,' Jeezy talks: "I think it was too much power for them, man. There was some Kurt Cobain shit going on."