For the innovators of “powwow-step,” the party is always political.
Like a lot of native North Americans,
Bear Thomas didn’t grow up with many heroes who looked like him.
Searching for a reflection of himself in popular media, all he’d find
were the same red
Bear with us, as this takes some explaining.As NFL fans know, last Friday, the Philadelphia Eagles released wide receiver DeSean Jackson—a surprising move, considering he's coming off the best season of his career. Several theories have been floated as to why the organization decided to sever ties with a three-time Pro Bowler, but the one that's stuck as a national talking point is J...More
Having survived cancer, Sharon Jones just wants one thing: Respect.
Talking to the media about her recent battle with
pancreatic cancer, Sharon Jones never spares the gory details. Asked how
she first knew something was wrong, the 57-year-old soul singer told Spin
Only by the Night.
For its first three albums, Kings of Leon were the
state-fair version of the Strokes, deep-frying catchy garage-rock
guitars in a batter of Southern colloquialisms and producin
Can the Treefort Music Fest make Boise the next Portland?
When Brett Netson pulled into Old Town Portland for the
first time back in the early ’90s, to play Satyricon with his
psychedelic punk band, Caustic Resin, he felt like a kid in a candy
The Portland director has solved the mystery of indie-rock innovators Slint. It only took him 23 years.
In 1991, at an underground music club in Asheville, N.C.,
Lance Bangs heard an album so weird and wondrous it would obsess him for
the next two decades. That record, Spiderland, was by Slint, a
[POWER PUNK] Laura Jane Grace came here to chew bubblegum,
wear a sundress and chop the rings off a bigot’s fat fucking
fingers—and she’s all out of bubblegum. Transgender Dysphoria Blues, t
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