Over the past eight years, Gorilla vs. Bear has done something not many music blogs are afforded the luxury of: It's transcended its local roots and become a national tastemaker, often championing acts that will go on to ascend to buzz heaven (or hell, depending on whom you ask). In music blog years, that kind of endurance is essentially unheard of, as more and more people start up blogs, anoint themselves cultural critics and scream into the void along... More >>>