This is easily the most definitive article on the former Pedro the Lion frontman's recent lover's spat with "Christianity."
Pop Matters' review of David Bazan's Curse Your Branches
A great review that tackles the sound of Bazan's newest album as much as it does it's lyrical content.
This is one of my favorite Lucinda Williams songs, but Dylan's intro and comments about "songwriter of the year" are priceless.
Kester Brewin calls out Thom Yorke on the end of the long form.
"When the long form becomes a real drag, we are a culture in trouble. If we are only prepared to risk enough to ‘get stuck in for a bit and see how it feels’ I worry that we are going to lose the determined artistic vision that is the way ahead to newness."
Public Enemy/Sellaband changes the game by signing on to have fans raise the money needed for their next album.
Gonzales battles Andrew W.K....on piano.
"The two musicians faced off against each other at the same time during the deciding fourth round, amusingly neck-lunging at each other after trading duelling chord progressions, ostinati, glissandi and headbangs before Gonzales threw what appeared to be a gold chain at W.K. to distract him. Gonzo was then declared the winner and celebrated by exposing his chest and rubbing his nipples."
Brian Eno on singing together
"I believe that singing is the key to long life, a good figure, a stable temperament, increased intelligence, new friends, super self-confidence, heightened sexual attractiveness and a better sense of humor. A recent long-term study conducted in Scandinavia sought to discover which activities related to a healthy and happy later life. Three stood out: camping, dancing and singing."