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'Tis the season for summer mixes. I made mine, the morning benders' Chris Chu put one together for L.A.-based site Say Mayday. Plenty to love in there, like the Avalanches, Twin Sister, Bibio, Arthur…   Read Story »
Over the past year, the Roots have stretched mightily on Late Night, home of TV's most adventurous music programming. It was hardly a surprise to learn folky folks like MMJ, Joanna Newsom, and…   Read Story »
This past weekend was the Matt Groening-curated ATP, which went down in Butlins, Minehead, UK. Iggy Pop and Toumani Diabate were the highlights of the first night (along with ATP staples Built To…   Read Story »
Joanna Newsom becomes less of an enigma with each interview. The polarizing songwriter is Under The Radar's spring cover girl and between the pages is an enlightening ten page spread: a far-reaching…   Read Story »
Joanna Newsom in on tour in the UK right now, and she stopped by Later With Jools Holland last night to do "'81" from Have One On Me (she did "Soft As Chalk" for Late Night With Jimmy Fallon in…   Read Story »
The Roots' forthcoming How I Got Over will feature John Legend and Jim James, as well as a sample of The Milk-Eyed Mender's "Book OF Right-On." Newsom didn't re-record it -- she appears in sampled…   Read Story »
Shaky YouTube video of Sufjan Stevens performing a haunting "John Wayne Gacy, Jr." at MusicNOW in Cincinnati is what first put the festival in the back of my mind. (That and the city's historic…   Read Story »
If you didn't know, Fred Armisen lets his hair down and records music/instructs drumming for Drag City as epic skinsman Jens Hannemann. He's in the midst of opening a couple of shows with his…   Read Story »
The Have One On Me support shows started back in Australia, migrating Friday night to our end of the world for a North American kick off show at Calvin College. The set was just ten songs, but of…   Read Story »
First off, check out an abridged "Soft As Chalk" from the singer/songwriter's ambitious new "triple" album Have One On Me. This aired on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night and I believe it…   Read Story »