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Foo Fighters' upcoming eighth LP, Sonic Highways, seems less like an album and more like a MacGuffin: It was recorded in eight different studios in eight different cities, with musical icons from…   Read Story »
Here's an incomplete list of famous people who appear in Tweedy's new video for "Low Key," a song from their new album Sukierae: Michael Shannon, John Hodgman, Conan O'Brien and Andy Richter, Chance…   Read Story »
Earlier this week, Steve Albini's great noise band Shellac released their fifth album, Dude Incredible. And while most artists surround a new album with a tour and a series of interviews, yesterday…   Read Story »
Steve Albini was recently a guest on Vish Khanna's Kreative Kontrol podcast. He touched on a wide range of topics, from normal things like Shellac's upcoming new album Dude Incredible and his…   Read Story »
The debate over streaming music has been harsh and polarizing, so who better to weigh in than Steve Albini, one of the harshest, most polarizing voices in music? He doesn't think what you might think…   Read Story »
The story goes something like this: Sheriff Kurt moseys into town just long enough to purge the spandex-clad outlaws before riding off into the sunset forever, leaving behind the Clinton…   Read Story »
Warm and fuzzy are not really on the Steve Albini Descriptor List, as dude has made some of the canon's most punishing indie rock, as well as gotten two-fisted about certain types of popcorn toppings…   Read Story »
Of all the things included in the new 20th anniversary box set for Nirvana's In Utero (which Tom wrote extensively about earlier this month) this might be the most fascinating. Included in the box is…   Read Story »
This week marks the 20 year anniversary of Nirvana's In Utero. As expected a lot of us are looking back on that incredibly special and difficult (in every possible way) record. NPR's All Songs…   Read Story »
Our long national nightmare is over. After a week of criticism, rationalizing, more criticism, and more rationalizing, Amanda Palmer has announced that she will now pay money to the crowd-sourced…   Read Story »