As a rap crew, the Wu-Tang Clan has always been a notoriously chaotic and fractured entity, and no Wu-Tang member has been quicker to criticize crew mastermind RZA than Raekwon. When Wu-Tang released…   Read Story »
In that amazing new John Jeremiah Sullivan New York Times Magazine story about forgotten country blues geniuses, Sullivan discusses one old musicologist's idea of geographic clusters of influence:…   Read Story »
Disclosure were a tiny-font band on last year's Coachella lineup, but this year they essentially co-headlined Sunday night alongside Arcade Fire, drawing a densely packed crowd of revelers to the…   Read Story »
The later, post-Optimus Prime death seasons of the original Transformers cartoon took place in the distant, futuristic year of 2006, when the Decepticons' most powerful weapon was Trypticon, an…   Read Story »
We recently saw Marnie Stern keeping up an old musical partnership by sitting in with Fred Armisen's 8G Band on Late Night With Seth Meyers. Turns out that's not the only time Stern's spent in front…   Read Story »