Mad Decent Block Party
Block Party Center Studios
August 25, 2012
*Popping That Ass: The Ladies Who Won Diplo's Contest
*Is Riff Raff Serious? One thing's for certain: This maddeningly inscrutable white rapper is more entertaining than you are
On Saturday the fifth annual Mad Decent Blo ... More >>
Beer talk runs the gamut from the frat boy refrain "beer is beer" to craft beer enthusiasts sparring in fermentation terminology. If there is any "art" to the drink, it lies within the bottle, and rarely will the conversation veer to what's outside it: the label.
"It's not like you can open up the ... More >>
Andrea DomanickThe Pixies
The Music Box
November 19, 2011
If you're just learning that indie rock deity the Pixies were in town last night, there's no need to cry -- most folks didn't know about the gig either, as it was announced exclusively in emails to fans through the band's website.
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Steve ApplefordWarpaint's Emily Kokal, Theresa Wayman, Stella Mozgawa and Jenny Lee Lindberg.The road can take some getting used to for a young garage band. For the ladies of Warpaint, the last seven weeks riding tour buses and airplanes across Australia, Japan, Europe and the U.K. took a ser ... More >>
Sometimes it's best to just come out and say it fast and honestly: You missed a great party last night at the Echoplex. Well, not all of you. A few hundred souls showed up to see the Very Best, Rainbow Arabia and Bersa Discos bring the rhythm. The headliner, from London, consists of production duo R ... More >>
We don't know about you but we are the very definition of exhausted. Three days of music, parties and the desert heat at the 10th annual Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio has left us completely wiped. But damn if we didn't get some great coverage while we were there. Randall Roberts put tog ... More >>
And people acted surprised when Jerry O' Connell landed Rebecca Romjin.
10. Why? Alopecia (Anticon)
It's tough to write about Why?'s breakout record without anxiously jotting down a few choice lyrics from songwriter Yoni Wolf's notebook. Not to downplay its musicianship, but Alopecia is forem ... More >>
"You can't judge me on this because it's a reflection of my heart and soul. It's like judging a grandmother's love. Can you judge a grandmother's love by giving it 2.5 mics, or saying that it only sold a million?"--Kanye West, directly after the first unveiling of Heartbreak & 808s
So Kanye's ... More >>