JOHNNY GREENWOOD: There will be blood indeed The Oscars have snubbed Johnny Greenwood‘s striking There Will Be Blood score. LCD Soundsystem has won this year’s “Pazz & Jop” poll. Now that they own Last.fm, CBS has announced a music-on-demand service for the site. EMI‘s widely-despised owner is considering a libel suit against Robbie Williams‘ manager. […]
Words by Aaron Richter The windfall of attention soon to hit Hot Chip is obvious. It has built steadily since the UK group’s debut, 2004’s Coming on Strong, and gained momentum with 2006’s The Warning, ignited by the top-of-its-game single â€œOver And Over.â€ This past year, Hot Chip set out to match the full-throttle intensity […]
What is folk music really? A simple explanation, by Sam Genders of the UK group Tunng. 1. On beards and jumpers. Several members of our band do in fact own one or more of each of these. It’s often said that the close proximity of the two items creates a harmonic resonance audible only to […]
NEUROSIS: Still an enemy of the sun While we don’t subscribe to the theory that bands like Isis are simply ripping Neurosis off–well, some bands ‘borrow’ elements from both of them, but that’s besides the point–the Bay area vets certainly showed their followers how it’s done Thursday night at the Brooklyn Masonic Temple. Words honestly […]
STP: I don’t know, can he? Slash has confirmed STP‘s rumored reunion. New Kids on the Block has beaten *NSYNC to the comeback trail. Jimmy Page has explained Led Zeppelin‘s touring situation. Blur‘s bassist has filmed a documentary about Columbia’s cocaine business. Gui Borrato has remixed Goldfrapp‘s new single. Oregon’s attorney general is questioning […]
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