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Solange, Skrillex and Utopia in a Futuristic Desert City
At Arizona's FORM: Arcosanti festival, 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.
Inside Chicago’s Chili-Synthesizer Cook-Off, Music’s Spiciest Night
One night each year, the Windy City's experimental community rallies around hearty stews and modular setups.
The Future of VR at Music Festivals Isn't as Lame as You Think
Music festivals are gearing up for an arms race in VR experiences, and this summer is likely to be an inflection point. But what will that look like?
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.
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.
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."