Jon Pareles

David Byrne On Stephen Colbert, Bad Reviews

Last night David Byrne went on The Colbert Report. During the jokey Q&A he got insightful, where other people laugh, trying to answer Stephen C's…
Brandon Stosuy | March 3, 2009 - 1:55 pm

A Lesson In CMJ Notetaking

Ever see those people scribbling into notebooks or onto napkins at shows? That's us. Indeed, we've been busy covering sundry scraps with mostly illegible chicken…
Stereogum | October 19, 2007 - 3:47 pm

Jeff Tweedy Likes Animal Bands (And Battles)

?I?m probably the only person that wanted to be a rock critic and failed at it and started a band" is the crux of Jeff…
Stereogum | July 23, 2007 - 9:15 am

Stream The New Juana Molina

I'm so glad former sitcom star Juana Molina is making an impression with the MP3 bloggers. The fact that Domino's giving away three songs is…
Scott Lapatine | May 22, 2006 - 2:37 pm

Death Cab For Cutie, Scarlett Johansson Live From New York

Just a reminder that Jon Pareles' favorite band, Death Cab For Cutie, and Lindsay Lohan's least favorite actress, Scarlett Johansson, are on Saturday Night Live
Scott Lapatine | January 14, 2006 - 8:00 pm

Jon Pareles Gets Stoned

We poked fun at Jon Pareles earlier this week, but truth be told, the Times' music critic has great taste and in last Sunday's paper…
Scott Lapatine | January 13, 2006 - 9:45 am

Death Cab For Cutie’s Live NYTimes Q&A

On Sunday night, we sent Stereogum reader Elizabeth and her Fuji FinePix to cover NY Times' Q&A with Death Cab For Cutie. She took copious…
Scott Lapatine | January 11, 2006 - 6:00 pm

Win A Date With Ben Gibbard

Ben Gibbard flies solo next week, and we want one of you to go on a date with him. But that's not gonna happen. So…
Scott Lapatine | January 3, 2006 - 8:00 am

The Re-Remixing Of Jay-Z (Again)

For those who enjoyed The Grey Album (and really, who doesn't love a good mash-up?), Jon Pareles suggests a dozen other Black Album remixes.
Stereogum | March 8, 2004 - 10:52 am