Daniel Montesinos-Donaghy

Interviews

Cody ChesnuTT Wants a Better Future for Humanity

The elusive singer details his inspirations, shares his new single "Bullets in the Street and Blood," and announces his upcoming album, 'My Love Divine Degree.'
Daniel Montesinos-Donaghy
9.23.16
'Tis the Season

This 1960s TV Show Spin-off Record Is the Classic Christmas Album You've Never Heard

This is the story behind 'From David Frost and Billy Taylor, Merry Christmas,' a far more adventurous and spiritual album than a TV show spin-off had any right to be.
Daniel Montesinos-Donaghy
12.22.15
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Are f(x) the Most Underappreciated Heroes of K-Pop?

With questions looming about f(x)'s place in Korean pop and their legacy, critics Madeleine Lee and Daniel Montesinos-Donaghy sit down to discuss the group and their excellent new album.
Daniel Montesinos-Donaghy
Madeleine Lee
11.9.15
VICE vs Video games

Speaking to the Duo Behind the Mayweather-Pacquiao ‘Punch-Out!!!’ Viral Video

Moments after Saturday's fight ended, a YouTube video called "FLOYD MAYWEATHER PUNCH-OUT!!!" began to gain traction. With over four million views, it was a freakishly accurate prediction of how the fight would turn out.
Daniel Montesinos-Donaghy
5.8.15
Interviews

Songwriter Nicolas Krgovich Explores His Los Angeles Obsession in 'On Sunset' and 'On Cahuenga'

Nicholas Krgovich is best known for his work with No Kids, Gigi and P:ano, but his solo work is about to put him on the (West Coast) map.
Daniel Montesinos-Donaghy
12.31.14
2014 in Review

Back to the Future: On Prince and D'Angelo's Welcome Returns in 2014's Art Official Age

This year saw the two reclusive R&B legends emerge from isolation ever so briefly to engage with the world, and we should all feel lucky.
Daniel Montesinos-Donaghy
12.22.14
2014 in Review

Giga Bye: In 2014 We Lost the iPod Classic and the Way We Listen to Music Changed Forever

The iPod was supposed to kill the album, but did the end of the iPod do it instead?
Daniel Montesinos-Donaghy
12.11.14
Features

Meet Aeon Fux, the Online Experimentalist Who Makes the Coolest Minute-Long Soul Songs You've Ever Heard

What's the common ground between FKA Twigs and doom metal? Let the Washington-based singer show you.
Daniel Montesinos-Donaghy
11.12.14
Longreads Or Whatever

Ten Years Ago, Def Jam Released Utada Hikaru's 'Exodus,' the Genius J-Pop Crossover Album That Never Crossed Over

The adored cult artist was a groundbreaking producer and J-pop singer.
Daniel Montesinos-Donaghy
10.5.14
VICE vs Video games

The Weird, Weird Games of the Nintendo 64

When the system was announced, legendary developer Shigeru Miyamoto said, “We are going to make lots of weird games from now on.” And he wasn't lying.
Daniel Montesinos-Donaghy
9.23.14
Words

We Ranked Every Basement Jaxx Single (and They're Amazing)

No, they really are.
Daniel Montesinos-Donaghy
7.29.14
Words

We Spoke to Johnny Clayton, the Guy Who Made Aphex Twin Creep Us Out

A rare chat with the man who helped make early Warp Records so visually memorable.
Daniel Montesinos-Donaghy
7.24.14
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