Phoenix Mac DeMarco Monday, April 1, 2013 The Independent Better than: Watching Phoenix play on a giant LCD screen from a mile away. Later this month, Phoenix will headline the second night of Coachella, playing for about 80,000 people. A few months after that, the band will get virtually top bill ... More >>
[Editor's note: The Upsetter is a new weekly column exploring music news and pop history from a perspective that is both bewitched and bothered. Here, Andrew Stout will explode the old clichés of rock journalism to make room for some new ones.] In 1995, Brian Eno took a break from Photoshopping wo ... More >>
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