Meet Canada’s greatest music journalist. Seriously.
“Is this dude for real?”
That’s the common
reaction most people have upon seeing “guerrilla journalist” Nardwuar
the Human Serviette for the first time. It’s a fair question. Dressed
Nardwuar vs. Mikhail Gorbachev (1993)
Proving early on that he can ask the tough questions of
political figures as well as musicians, a young Nardwuar finagled his
way into a press conference and
With Body/Head, Kim Gordon picks up the pieces—then stabs her guitar.
Kim Gordon doesn’t fit the mold of “celebrity divorcee.”
That’s a role better suited for a much younger, more famous type of pop
starlet, the kind who enters into a shotgun marriage for th
[SOUL PUNK] Magic Mouth frontman Stephfon Bartee blasts off this four-song EP with a shout of, “Ain’t you got no shame?!” and the answer to that is embedded in the quaking, rockabilly-ish rave-u
[SYNTH-POP CONFESSIONALS] By the time Portland discovered
Lovers, singer-songwriter Carolyn Berk had already begun shedding the
“female Conor Oberst” tag that dogged her early days as a teenag
Larry the Cable Guy
What’s Happening Inside: A crowd of people you’ve never
seen, talked to or otherwise interacted with, laughing uproariously at
jokes about farts, gays, gay farts and proba
A free show not enough of a prize for you? How about we throw in a nifty, band-branded Viewmaster, too?
Here's what we wrote about Octopus Project in this week's paper: [8-BIT BOOGIE] In touring the country as a rock band, Austin’s Octupus Project may be on the wrong path. Its DayGlo synth textures and skittering drum patterns are certain to shake some booties in a darkened club, but the band’s true calling might be found in the c...
No one believed Kathleen Hanna was sick.
Sure, she hadn’t put
out an album in a few years, but she hadn’t exactly gone into hiding. In
New York, where she relocated after establishing