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The Anniversary

Rise Above Turns 10

On the surface, its concept bordered on kitsch: a Yale-educated Brooklyn indie rocker was writing an album of "re-imagined" songs from Black Flag’s 1981 debut…
Lindsey Rhoades | September 11, 2017 - 1:33 pm

Interview

Q&A: Ariel Pink On Trump, Madonna, & His New Album Dedicated To Bobby Jameson

"Pursuit of fame is as deadly as any narcotic I have ever used," proclaims the header of Bobby Jameson's blog. He started writing entries in…
Lindsey Rhoades | July 25, 2017 - 10:43 am

Interview

Q&A: Avey Tare Talks Working With Old Friends On His Mysterious New Album Eucalyptus

The eucalyptus tree is not native to California, but it flourishes there, its distinctive scent hanging in the air in and around Los Angeles. It’s…
Lindsey Rhoades | June 29, 2017 - 1:14 pm

Sounding Board

Inside The Ecstatic World Of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda

Though she ultimately spent more time as his widow than as his wife, Alice McLeod’s marriage to John Coltrane was destined, as though by cosmic…
Lindsey Rhoades | May 19, 2017 - 1:15 pm

I Survived 10 Hours In An Ambient Chamber In Bushwick

Ten hours straight of almost anything seems daunting, especially for a captive audience. Ambient music is certainly no exception; when I told people I was…
Lindsey Rhoades | May 1, 2017 - 3:17 pm

Counting Down

Oneohtrix Point Never Albums From Worst To Best

After the recent passing of Chuck Berry, a letter Carl Sagan wrote to him in 1986 began circulating on social media. It congratulated Berry on…
Lindsey Rhoades | April 12, 2017 - 11:00 am

The Anniversary

Person Pitch Turns 10

The term "collective" implies a united front, a melding of minds and ideas. Under vaguely zoological personas, four boys from Baltimore joined forces at the…
Lindsey Rhoades | March 20, 2017 - 10:35 am

Sounding Board

Echo In Eternity: The Indelible Mark Of Arthur Russell

In a 1987 Melody Maker review, music critic David Stubbs said that Arthur Russell's World Of Echo was "what is left when the Beat has…
Lindsey Rhoades | March 8, 2017 - 1:50 pm

Counting Down

Xiu Xiu Albums From Worst To Best

Jamie Stewart was applying to become an airport baggage handler the day his father, a musician and record producer, committed suicide. Stewart never finished the…
Lindsey Rhoades | March 7, 2017 - 11:12 am