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Timothy Showalter has been releasing haunted, personal folk-rock as Strand Of Oaks for years, and now he's ready to move up in the world with his new album HEAL. The album's first single is the…   Read Story »
Last night, the surviving members of Nirvana made a surprising and awesome decision. On their way into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, those members played the ceremony, with a succession of badass…   Read Story »
J Mascis' band Sweet Apple is kind of a supergroup with two members of Cobra Verde, one from Witch, and on the recent single "Wish You Could Stay," grunge vet Mark Lanegan. The band-directed video…   Read Story »
Timothy Showalter has spent the past five or six years traveling this earth playing deeply affecting, unmistakably personal folk-rock under the name Strand Of Oaks. His discography is varied in…   Read Story »
Portlandia's Fred Armisen has played shows alongside a wide range of talent and we have seen him perform TLC's "Waterfalls" in the past. Last Friday night, Armisen covered the song again at the…   Read Story »
J Mascis and Sharon Van Etten put a cover out of John Denver's "Prisoner" this year, and it now comes with this excellent Funny Or Die music video. In the world of this video, it seems like people…   Read Story »
I don't want to bum anybody out, but summer's almost over. With an emphasis on almost, meaning anything can still happen (aside from reclaiming that unbridled feeling of summer's start and infinite…   Read Story »
A pair of prolific lifechampions joined forces last night, when J and Questo and the rest of the Roots jammed on a series of bumpers, walk-on songs, and covers (Daft Punk's "Get Lucky," Black…   Read Story »
Dinosaur Jr. frontman and eternal guitar hero J Mascis now has his very own shoe, a collaboration with the L.A. company Keep. It's purple, with a design on the back that's made to look like Mascis's…   Read Story »
As part of the Silver Jubliee Festival Seattle radio station KEXP has teamed up with Sub Pop to celebrate the label's 25th anniversary in a truly awesome fashion -- live performances on the top of…   Read Story »