1 year ago | Country
I never set out to be a music journalist. If it hadn't been for a bizarre series of events -- including, um, the urging of Taylor Swift -- you wouldn't be reading this now. It happened like this: During my senior year at the University of Arizona ...
1 year ago | Albums
It was 2010 and I was pulling out of our family's driveway, headed to my summer job at a grocery store. My dad was coming home from his nine-to-five. We pulled up next to each other and rolled our windows down. With the succinctness of a weather r...
2 years ago | Indie Rock and Stuff
For a newly-signed band criss-crossing the U.S. touring, maintaining exuberance shouldn't be hard for Milo Greene to do. But the Silver Lake dream pop quintet, having just started their biggest tour, is already a bit road worn...
2 years ago | Pop Music. Ever Heard of It?
Tristan Prettyman looks out over the East Hollywood landscape from the top floor of the Capitol Records building. The San Diego county resident spent the day doing press and has a label showcase later tonight at the Troubadour. In two weeks, she l...
2 years ago | Gathering of the Juggalos
See also: *Inside Insane Clown Posse's Genius Media Operation *Insane Clown Posse Is Suing the FBI (!!!) *Our cover story on ICP from last year Oddly, Insane Clown Posse rapper Joey Utsler -- better known as Shaggy 2 Dope -- is humble. When we mee...
3 years ago | Grunge and Seattle and Flannel and Whatnot
See also: The Most Important Album of the Last 25 Years Isn't Nevermind, It's Guns N' Roses' Appetite For Destruction If you aren't familiar with Nirvana's sophomore release, 1991's Nevermind, you were probably born after the Y2K scare or believe ...