If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving music e ... More >>
According to legend, Saint Patrick himself is responsible for all of the drinking that goes down on St. Paddy's Day.
As the story goes, Patrick walked into a local Howard Johnson and paid a visit to the bar before hitting the sack. This was back in 'ye olde times so they didn't have mini-fridges in ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsHappy birthday, Brian WilsonMusic and musicians have been around for centuries, and every day, new music news breaks. Every Monday, we're going to take a look back at the notable music stories, births, and deaths that took place that week. This week was a doozy: Columbia Records ... More >>
Razor & Tie RecordsWhether fronting The Verve or in his solo career, Richard Ashcroft is all about musical majesty. His best songs are sweeping, epic and grand, some would say "grandiose," but he's always aiming for a transcendence from the ordinary to the sublime.
When he succeeds in the e ... More >>