4 years ago
It was once common to hear the name Atmosphere and the descriptor "emo rap" in the same breath. This would read as a derogatory write-off now, but 10 years ago the tag was a clumsy attempt to describe the introspective outsider duo's take on hip-h...
5 years ago
Sometimes, there's nothing more apt than a cliché, and so it is for Cake, a band best defined by the old chestnut, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." While there are of course some progressions to be found on the band's soon-to-be-released ...
6 years ago
In the beginning, John Flansburgh and John Linnell created They Might Be Giants, which begat a self-titled debut and sophomore triumph, Lincoln. And in the eighth year, the duo said, "Let there be Flood." And Flood begat "Birdhouse in Your Soul," ...
7 years ago
As Sound Tribe Sector 9 performs one of its packed shows, it's easy to imagine the jam band kids staying on one side of the club and the rave kids standing on the other. The ravers like STS9 because the California band plays well-crafted, glowstic...
8 years ago
Bryan Adams' 11 is his 11th studio album. It features 11 tracks and is released exclusively at Wal-Mart and Sam's Club, where it sells for roughly $11. In accordance with Mr. Adams' current numerical fascination, I will listen to 11, with headphon...