POSTED // May 16,2012 - Michael Pollan slapped Mike Cundick in the face. The best-selling author and food-policy activist, Pollan, doesn’t have anything against the lead singer of local punk band Loom, he’s just like that
POSTED // May 10,2012 - Most musical instruments are not primarily associated with one particular style of music, especially in these days of cross-cultural collaborative adventures. The exception is the harmonica.
POSTED // May 3,2012 - His friend spent a few hours on the outer rings of Saturn, but Braden McKenna won’t describe the landscape he was transported to after ingesting hallucinogenic mushrooms while listening to Free Magick.
POSTED // May 3,2012 - “Let’s Go Surfing” is so terribly deceptive. The track, which appears on The Drums’ Summertime! EP (2009) and their self-titled debut LP (2010), yielded the first burst of attention for the Brooklyn, N.Y.-based band
POSTED // Apr 26,2012 - For a guys’ night out, Cody Christensen wears a cardigan and tie rather than a Utah Jazz jersey; instead of nachos and beer, he and his friends eat tiny cupcakes and drink Pinot Noir as they hobnob with world-class classical musicians.
POSTED // Apr 19,2012 - “Woahmen chi ba,” Luke Williams says over dim sum. It translates to “Let’s eat”—it’s the only Mandarin phrase the multi-instrumentalist in Matteo, a Chinese-American hybrid folk band, knows.
POSTED // Apr 19,2012 - Before the advent of music-suggestion services like Pandora or Last.fm, the best way to find new music was to consult with the foggy-eyed clerk at your local record store. Now that independent record