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HBO's great Lena Dunham show Girls, which happily returns this Sunday, doesn't have one of those O.C. reputations as a show that breaks bands, but the show has gotten sneaky-good at using music over…   Read Story »
Maybe it's because I spend the bulk of my time reading and writing about music or talking with people who do the same, but as much as I love TV and movies on their own merits, the second or third…   Read Story »
Kim Gordon's post-Sonic Youth drone outfit, Body/Head, will soon release their debut album, Coming Apart, and in a recent interview she and bandmate Bill Nance did to promote the record, Gordon…   Read Story »
Earlier this year, the former Girls frontman Christopher Owens released Lysandre, his debut solo album. It was a puzzling record, thick on flowery '70s singer-songwriter production touches, strings…   Read Story »
Lysandre, the debut solo album from former Girls frontman Christopher Owens, is a couple of months old now, and it never set the world on fire. But now that the hey-this-isn't-Girls disappointment…   Read Story »
Vampire Weekend frontman Eza Koenig made a cameo on last night's episode of HBO's Girls, in the same scene as the Lonely Island's Jorma Taccone. Watch it below. The next Vampire Weekend album…   Read Story »
HBO's Girls had a huge night last night. Its second season debuted with a pretty great episode. And over on another channel, it also won the Golden Globe for Best TV Show - Comedy, and…   Read Story »
Next week, the former Girls frontman Christopher Owens releases his debut solo album Lysandre, a narrative concept LP about falling in love with a girl on the first Girls tour. A couple of days ago,…   Read Story »
Tegan & Sara have a new album out later this month, the Rolling Stones will probably tour their 50th Anniversary jamboree to pad their 401Ks a bit (which may or may not include a stop at Coachella),…   Read Story »
There's a moment on his song "Love Is In The Ear Of The Listener" where Christopher Owens, the former Girls frontman, expresses doubt in the plainest way possible: "What if I'm just a bad songwriter,…   Read Story »