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Last week, a bunch of great artists including Kim Gordon, Yoko Ono, and Courtney Love threw their support behind a Kickstarter for School Of Doodle, a free online high school for girls. The campaign…   Read Story »
This week's 5 Best Songs cover a pretty big age range, career-wise. We've got the old guard still kicking ass and taking names (in a really pretty, gentle way), a relatively young band taking a step…   Read Story »
Dinosaur Jr. frontman J Mascis casually announced his new album Tied To A Star on Late Night With Seth Meyers a few months back and shared the spry "Every Morning." The world-weariness of his latest…   Read Story »
Eddie Vedder sang backup on a couple of songs on Cat Power's 2003 album You Are Free, and she repaid the favor when she showed up on "Tonight You Belong To Me," a song from Vedder's 2011 LP Ukulele…   Read Story »
Wish I Was Here, director Zach Braff's long-in-the-works Garden State follow-up, looks like molten garbage, but perhaps Braff deserves credit for lining up some musical big dogs for the movie's…   Read Story »
If you were a certain type of rap fan in the early-to-mid-'00s, get ready to feel a wave of nostalgia blow you completely over. Cam'ron has lately been working on Federal Reserve, a new collaborative…   Read Story »
Shakira first entered my consciousness around the turn of the millennium courtesy of my high school Spanish teacher, a friendly young white American woman married to a man from Colombia. She and her…   Read Story »
It's a bit of a punchline now, but Garden State, the 2004 directorial debut from Zach Braff, represented a major moment in indie's progression towards crossover status. The Shins weren't just a song…   Read Story »
When was the last time you thought about Mischa Barton? The former The O.C. star shows up in Willis Earl Beal's new video for the Cat Power collaboration "Coming Through," a lo-fi short film in which…   Read Story »
Some of the music on the new Girls soundtrack Girls Volume 2: All Adventurous Women Do is brand new (Jenny Lewis and Rostam Batmanglij's "Completely Not Me" and Beck's "Blue Moon," for instance), and…   Read Story »