As anticipation grows for the release of Brad Pitt's zombie epic, World War Z, he's been singing the praises of the work Muse has done for the movie's soundtrack. Pitt recently called Muse's involvement "nice kismet." Given who's involved, we think he's either crazy or exaggerating -- a lot. And giv ... More >>
Big Business Federation X Pins of Light Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012 Bottom of the Hill Better than: Being in labor (or so I've heard...) When Jared Warren and Coady Willis started Seattle sludge-rock band Big Business in the mid-2000s, there was a growing movement based around a really good idea: 1) st ... More >>
Kahley EmersonChelsea Wolfe at 120 Minutes [Too much good stuff last weekend! I couldn't choose just one party to review, so here's a breakdown of the weekend's highlights.] 120 Minutes Presents Chelsea Wolfe Elbo Room Friday, September 2, 2011 Better than: Death Guild, but probably less au ... More >>
A typical crowd at the Dancing Ghosts darkwave party.If you like Britney Spears, Lady Gaga, or Kanye West, you probably shouldn't go to the Dancing Ghosts party at the Cat Club tomorrow night. If you normally wear lots of bright colors when you're out on the town, or if you like to spend tim ... More >>
Mick Jagger threw his name into the running for what may become the biggest supergroup of 2011, joining Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics, Damien Marley, Joss Stone, and A.R. Rahman, composer of the Slumdog Millionaire soundtrack, for what promises to be an eclectic (and hopefully not too terr ... More >>
Tricky and friends at the Independent. Pics by Kirsty.â€‹Tricky Odd Nosdam Jel December 21, 2010 @ The Independent Better than: Sitting around, listening to the albums at home. Despite the crappy weather, the familiar inconvenience of attempting to find parking near The Independent, and the fact t ... More >>
Take the sex and drugs out of rock 'n' roll, and much of what remains is tour stories and censorship. Instances of the latter date from rock's Brylcreem beginnings in the 1950s, forming part of a long bellow of outrage over America's popular culture by the more backward and fearful elements of our ... More >>
A classic tale is wrested from the ravenous jaws of dull academics.
Everyone's miserable in Patrick Marber's latest, and it feels so good
New Order's recent work has fallen off, but its legacy speaks for itself
The card game Yu-Gi-Oh! becomes a wild and crazy movie
"Real People" is a breath of fresh air at the Oxygen Bar; Ghostface Killah proves he's Wu Tang's No. One.
Thirty years ago Linton Kwesi Johnson helped start the dub poetry movement, which is still inspiring artists today
An exotic adventure into the mysterious world of sound!
Two clubs and a little Norwegian