Polyvinyl Records Co-Founder Picks 10 Important Albums from Their Catalog
The long-running label is responsible for over 350 indie rock releases. Matt Lunsford pinpoints 10 pivotal moments in its history, including albums by Japandroids, American Football, and Jay Som.
Mike Kinsella Listens to Vampire Weekend: "Was this on 'The O.C.'?"
Ahead of the release of American Football (LP3), the Owen, and Cap’n Jazz veteran listens to Vampire Weekend’s 2008 debut for the first time.
Riding the Second Wave: The Ressurection of the NFL in the UK
As important as hosting competitive games at Wembley was for the NFL's rejuvenation in Britain, it owes its current success to two other crucial areas: universities, and a cult following.