Also, Eleni Mandell, Steve Reich, Call Us Forgotten and others
[Editor's note: Deathmatch pairs two artists who have something in common, and determines who is better. It's a concept we sort-of ripped off from MTV, except that instead of claymation it's the printed word!] Towering classical music geniuses Igor Stravinsky and Arnold Schoenberg were pitted again ... More >>
Also, Hoodoo Gurus, Die Antwoord, Jonsi and others
Steve Reich is honored this year. Chaplin's music? Not so much
The rise of classically informed indie music, one awesome photograph of MC 62 Foot Jesus, and my thoughts on "conflict of interest" in music criticism today. ALSO, a member of Grizzly Bear getting crunk in a Cincinnati, OH parking lot. It's kind of like US Weekly for obscure people.