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We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Thurston Moore

We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest
Larry Fitzmaurice | September 24, 2020 - 12:35 pm

We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Jeff Tweedy

We've Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest
Ryan Leas | September 19, 2019 - 10:13 am

Interview

Sunn O))) On Their New Steve Albini-Produced Life Metal

Playing minimal metal at maximum volume, sound wave masseurs Sunn O))) are now entering their 21st year as the ne plus ultra of suffocating drone.
Christopher R. Weingarten | February 5, 2019 - 10:10 am

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We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Jeff Tweedy

We've Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest
Ryan Leas | September 19, 2019 - 10:13 am

Watch New Brainiac Documentary Trailer Featuring Matt Berninger, Wayne Coyne, Fred Armisen, And More

Back in 2017, a documentary about '90s Dayton, Ohio art-punk band Brainiac was announced with a Kickstarter campaign. The film, Brainiac: Transmissions After Zero, will…
Julia Gray | January 16, 2019 - 7:27 pm

Steve Albini Wins World Series Of Poker Event

Steve Albini, the poker-playing polymath and iconic producer, won the first-prize gold bracelet and $105,629 at the 2018 World Series Of Poker Seven Card Stud…
Julia Gray | June 17, 2018 - 12:04 pm

Watch Nardwuar Interview Steve Albini About Nirvana, Ty Segall, The Cribs, & More

If you've ever watched a Nadwuar interview, you know that his version of hard-hitting journalism involves digging into the interviewee's weirdest, and best, anecdotes. His…
Julia Gray | March 25, 2018 - 11:53 am

Jeff Tweedy & Steve Albini Play Cops In Comedy Sketch To Promote ACA Enrollment

Chicago music luminaries Jeff Tweedy and Steve Albini star as lazy cops in a new comedy sketch promoting health insurance enrollment via the Affordable Care…
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2017 - 12:48 pm

Steve Albini Is Auctioning Off Nirvana’s In Utero Microphones

Last month, Billy Corgan auctioned off over 150 pieces of gear that he used to record for Smashing Pumpkins and Zwan. Now fellow Chicago music…
Julia Gray | September 21, 2017 - 10:42 am

Ben Frost – “Threshold Of Faith” Video

Australian-born, Iceland-based noise artist Ben Frost returned a couple of weeks ago with the surprise Threshold Of Faith EP. As it turns out, the EP…
Peter Helman | August 8, 2017 - 11:20 am

Stream Ben Frost’s Surprise Threshold Of Faith EP

Experimental noise composer Ben Frost is back with a new surprise EP called Threshold Of Faith today. Melbourne-born, Reykjavik-based Frost traveled to Chicago last summer…
Chris DeVille | July 27, 2017 - 11:02 am

Watch Ty Segall & Steve Albini Destroy A Toilet

Steve Albini and Ty Segall are two of the most prolific forces in underground music history. For their latest trick, they have joined forces to…
Chris DeVille | November 1, 2016 - 4:26 pm

Steve Albini Writes Essay About Delivering Presents To Needy Families On Christmas

Steve Albini: obvious grinch, right? Wrong! The legendary audio engineer and punk provocateur, a notorious curmudgeon, published a moving essay for HuffPo about his two-decade…
Chris DeVille | November 25, 2015 - 9:50 am

Hear Ian MacKaye & Steve Albini Interview Each Other

Ian MacKaye (Fugazi, Minor Threat, Embrace) and Steve Albini (Big Black, Shellac, Rapeman) have known each other for years, since their bands were circulating the…
Chris DeVille | November 13, 2015 - 10:15 am

Listen To Steve Albini On Marc Maron’s WTF

We've been waiting for this shit! We knew it was coming, but now we get to hear two guys with reputations as aging guitar-rock curmudgeons…
Tom Breihan | October 29, 2015 - 9:36 am

Powell – “Insomniac” Video

For the past week, we've seen a fun little story unfold, one that involves permanently grumpy noise-rock elder god Steve Albini and his feelings on…
Tom Breihan | October 2, 2015 - 10:52 am
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