By now you've probably formed an opinion about Django Unchained, the controversial new Quentin Tarantino film starring Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Samuel L. Jackson, and Leonardo Dicaprio. But don't let that stop you from diving into Karina Longworth's excellent Phoenix New Times cover story this ... More >>
John Darnielle has recorded under the name "The Mountain Goats" since the early '90s, and in that time his records have gone from crude boombox recordings to polished, sprawling efforts. The fidelity has cleared up, but Darnielle's way with words and flawed-but-noble characters has always been centr ... More >>
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If you're one of the Steel Panther fans anxiously awaiting the band's new record, Balls Out, well, you're just going to have to wait a little longer. The band announced on its website yesterday that the record has been pushed from its original release date of October 18 to October 31.
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Song: T.I., "How Life Changed"
Context: Everyone's apparently too busy wetting themselves over the new Kanye West record that they're not thinking much about the fact that T.I. just dropped a new album, No Mercy, yesterday. It's excellent. This track, "How Life Changed," stands up to anything ... More >>
Carlos Coy (a.k.a. South Park Mexican): Sentenced to spend the the next four decades or so in the pokey. The life of Texas rapper Carlos Coy (a.k.a. South Park Mexican) is a tale of triumph, terror, and tragedy.
As John Nova Lomax, current staff writer and former music editor for our sister public ... More >>