Around this time of year, a lot of music websites put up "Holiday Gift Guides." They're either earnest, articulate and full of enthusiastic suggestions for interesting items for the music lover in your life, or they're depressing corporate-sponsored flotsam and stand as a remarkably stark representa ... More >>
Saturday, September 12, at The Cavern
Older, wiser, and
with a longer beard,
Doug Martsch spills his "Conventional Wisdom"
Friday, April 22, at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios
The Gossip returns to the land of Dollar Store culture
The pros and cons
Calvin Johnson isn't a musician. He just plays one onstage.
Built to Spill makes a record too good to Keep It Like a Secret
Sleater-Kinney are too good to admit to being rock's best, last hope
Jonathan Richman helped invent punk and geek rock. Now, he comes pogo-sticking back into your life with There's Something About Mary
In today's music business, tomorrow's revolution is yesterday's fad
1994 wasn't The Year of Anything--except great music
Are local record labels a springboard to success, or success itself?