Here's something we can get behind: A cheeky new site that lets those who shoot endless smartphone video at concerts see just how thoroughly they're ruining them for themselves and everyone else. Called OMGig, the minisite lets you turn any live YouTube clip into a chiding demonstration of the idio ... More >>
By Noah W. Bailey Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category. Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen ... More >>
June 27, 6 p.m. So the cover feature ran today (link to 'The Day the Music Dies'), which sucks cus I finally got respected musician and webcaster David Byrne to speak at length on the subject. Let's turn it over to Mr. Byrne. "Internet radio. One sure fire way to get ordinary folks to throw up thei ... More >>
A queer guide to Pride events
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