"It's my favorite part of being a musician, making records," Carl Newman says. "There's the satisfaction of 'we made this.' It feels like the purest form of satisfaction, more so than, 'I'm happy…   Read Story »
UPDATE: In his screed, Morrissey predicted that World Peace Is None Of Your Business would "instantly disappear from iTunes and record stores and every download-upload-offload outlet on the planet,…   Read Story »
Rap is a personal thing, and those of us who listen to the stuff all have our own particular sets of likes and dislikes. They vary from one listener to the next, and there's no such thing as a right…   Read Story »
Britt Daniel's Chipotle order: Soft tacos with chicken, mild salsa, cheese, and a side of guacamole. Lemonade to drink, but he opts for Coke on the refill. I order a chicken burrito and Diet Coke. It…   Read Story »
Pallbearer don't sound like Black Sabbath. Or they do, sort of, but only to the extent that early Low sounds like a Phil Spector girl group, or that second-album Bon Iver sounds like Bruce Hornsby.…   Read Story »