As much as Americans fancy themselves overachievers,
Gatsbys and do-gooders, what really turns us on is the mythology of the
outlaw: Jesse James, Billy the Kid, Johnny Cash. Southern country-roc
Professional wrestling isn’t the first
thing that springs to mind when thinking of songwriter John Darnielle
(even though “the Mountain Goats” is a totally viable tag-team name).
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