Back Stories | My 2011 Interview With Ryan Adams

Since Nov. 5, 2018 is Ryan Adams' 44th birthday, it seemed as good a time as any to replay my 2011 interview with the prolific singer-songwriter. Here it is,...
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Monday Morning Mashup | Sweet Fat Bottomed Alabama

It's Monday. It's morning. So what could be better — or at least more alliterative — than kicking off the working week with a mashup? In honour of the...

Vince Staples | FM!: Nine Malign Lines

"Do you really wanna know about some gangsta shit?" Vince Staples inquires midway through his surprise release FM! It's clearly a rhetorical question. Whether you like it or not,...

DIY Discovery | Nothing Concrete

Most of the music I hear is sent to me by labels and publicists. But there's nothing like getting it straight from the source. Welcome to the latest instalment...
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Next Week in Music | Nov. 5-11

Here are the major album releases, TV appearances, anniversaries and important musical events of the next seven days. Mark your calendars and get in on some pre-order action —...
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Indie Roundup | Ten Tremendous Tracks to Try Today

Dead Can Dance get mythical, Cellar Darling hold a wake, Accept take a break, Burning Witches cry, Opeth see ghosts, Fast Romantics head south and much more in today's...

The Prodigy | No Tourists

Turn down? For what? You won't catch techno masterblasters Liam Howlett, Keith Flint and Maxim changing their pitch up on this seventh studio album. Or leaving their comfort zone....

Tenacious D | Post-Apocalypto

It's the end of the world as we know it. And Tenacious D feel fine. Too bad Jack Black and Kyle Gass also felt like putting most of their...

Pistol Annies | Interstate Gospel: The Four Commandments

Fans' prayers have finally been answered: Five years after the last Pistol Annies album, Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley have finally reconvened for their third studio release....

William Shatner | Shatner Claus: Three Guests Who Lose (And Three Who Win )

It ... was ... only ... a matter! of! time! Over the past 50 years, the one and only William Shatner has ruined songs by everyone from The Beatles...

Rosanne Cash | She Remembers Everything: Seven Memorable Points

Some people make too many albums. Rosanne Cash is not one of them. So when Johnny's eldest daughter finally shows up with something new — like her 15th studio...

Bob Dylan | More Blood, More Tracks: 12 Standout Cuts

You can call him moody. You can call him restless. You can call him fickle. You can even call him wreckless. But no matter what you say, you can't...

Marianne Faithfull | Negative Capability: Six Positive Thoughts

1 | There aren't many artists who can still deliver the goods at age 71 — especially when they've been through everything Marianne Faithfull has. But even though she hasn't...
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Late-Night TV Music (Variety Pack Edition) | Nov. 1, 2018

Supergroup? Check. Comedy-rock? Check. Hip-pop, jazz and country-rock? Check, check and check. The late-night talk shows were ticking all the boxes on Thursday night with a truly diverse musical...
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Indie Roundup | Five Fine Finds To Check Out Right Now

Flasher get meta, Larkin Poe sweeten the pot, Night Flight Orchestra hit the road, Molina likes Mike and more in today's Roundup. Push the button; the button is good. 1...

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