An eyewitness account from WW contributor Michael Mannheimer.
“On what started off as another sleepy Monday night, at a show that was moved up from Peter’s Room to the actual Roseland to
accommodate a theater that was about half-full, all hell broke
Courtney Barnett’s a loser, baby, but she’s not going to let it kill her.
For someone who’s written songs detailing awkward phone
calls with her mom and using masturbation as a sleep aid, Courtney
Barnett comes across awfully shy in conversation. She answers questions
With Maya Rudolph’s Prince tribute act coming to town, Portland’s veteran Purple Rain Man offers the SNL alum some advice.
Everyone wants to be Prince. But some are better at it than others—even Prince isn’t that great at being Prince anymore.
Maya Rudolph is the latest to try stepping into those formidable platforms
[POST-ROCK] When Volcano Choir released Unmap in 2009, few knew what to expect from America’s newly minted sad-guy laureate. Upon releasing For Emma, Forever Ago,
Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon employ
[POP TRIUMPHALISM] Banging into the global consciousness
in 2012 with summer jam nonpareil “I Love It,” 20-something Swedes
Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo have finally released a debut album pro