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Teenage kicks

M83 at the Middle East Downstairs, June 2
Gonzalez and Kibby humped their machines in unison as if the devices were all that stood between them and some serious Dionysian revelry.
By: DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  June 10, 2008


Rush survive 40 years on rock’s very edge

‘Nowhere is the dreamer or the misfit so alone’
“When we started out, we were just kids playing the kind of music that we liked,” says bassist/singer Geddy Lee.
By: DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  June 09, 2008


Monday, we're in love

The Cure, Agannis Arena, May 12, 2008
Witnessing the Cure was like an inexplicably uplifting trip through a never-ending black hole.
By: DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  May 19, 2008



Ed Rec Vol. III | Ed Banger
Pedro Winter a/k/a Busy P’s Ed Banger Records seems to specialize in dance/hip-hop made by and for reformed metalheads.
By: DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  May 20, 2008


Phoenix/WFNX Best Music Poll 2008

Passion Pit, Eli "Paperboy" Reed, Bob Mould, Amanda Palmer, the Presidents of the United States of America, and Death Cab for Cutie at Bank of America Pavilion, May 10
The chill of victory.
By: DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  May 14, 2008


Throwing dice, taking names

The Sword is +20 awesome
Let’s say your band are named the Sword, your albums have titles like Age of Winters and Gods of the Earth , and your latest single is “Fire Lances of the Ancient Hyperzephyrians.” Would these count as hazardous levels of irony?
By: DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  May 12, 2008



As the multiplying number of female major-label artists releasing bloop-bleep manifestos to wackiness attests, Björk’s stunt with the swan outfit was a defining cultural moment.
By: DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  May 13, 2008


Lil Mama

VYP: Voice of the Young People | Jive
There must be a name for the phenomenon of a child actor aging too quickly on the set of a film, right?
By: DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  May 06, 2008


Who’s that girl (now)?

Madonna pulls some Hard Candy from her purse
I’d wager that Madonna is not much of a fun person.
By: DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  April 29, 2008


Nadia Oh

Hot Like Wow | Tiger Trax
In relative terms, no music is “good” or “bad” — it just needs to be heard in an appropriate setting.
By: DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  April 29, 2008


Ashlee Simpson

Bittersweet World | Geffen
“Damn, humans in the year 2008 were way obsessed with cartoonish depictions of ‘the ’80s, what with all these shameless Oingo Boingo and Soft Cell ripoffs.”
By: DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  April 15, 2008



Meanderthal | Hydra Head
Since metal is a world created by male dorks, it has to be the most excessively sub-categorized genre of music ever.
By: DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  April 08, 2008


Excellent Italian interview

Steve Albini speaks
Steve Albini is a pretty nerdy guy.
By: DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  October 23, 2007
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