It's hard to classify the music of Cory Branan. The Nashville-based artist clearly works on a country platform, but casts himself more in the Tom Waits mold of storytelling, using whatever musical form fits the tale. Given the varied sounds found on his latest release, Mutt, his first release in fou ... More >>
Ah, the holidays. It's a month-long period when spending "quality time" with your extended family is mandatory, children get spoiled to no end, and, of course, getting shitty-drunk at the company Christmas party is expected. It just gives you warm fuzzies thinking about it. The holidays woul ... More >>
Yesterday, Pitchfork did an interview with experimental musician John Maus as part of their Guest List series. Most of the interview was typical stuff from the column, with Maus riffing on his love of South Park, Odd Future, Panda Bear, and Ariel Pink.
Things took a weird turn, however, whe ... More >>
This week's print edition of Phoenix New Times ran a shortened version of an interview with Gregg Gillis, a.k.a Girl Talk, the mashup mastermind who will tear the Marquee Theatre apart brick by brick on March 23.As promised, here's the full transcript of that interview -- all 4,200 words of it.
Sophisticated (read: old) people everywhere enjoy the smooth sounds of Kenny G. The world-renowned saxophonist isn't just the vehicle for one of pop music's all-time best hairdos, he also owns several world records, including the most instrumental records ever sold in the U.S. and the longest not ... More >>