POSTED // Jul 5,2012 - Depending on when a person is introduced to Tom Petty’s music, one might know him as an aggressive garage-rocker, a pensive, acoustic-based songsmith, an early MTV pop-rock icon or the lucky SOB
POSTED // Jul 3,2012 - The first memorable post on Beach House’s Tumblr page recently was a YouTube clip of Suzanne Ciani—a “crazy, synth-specialist lady from the ’70s and ’80s, who’s clearly stoned out of her mind”—on David Letterman circa 1980.
POSTED // Jun 28,2012 - A local hip-hop artist has a brand-new album—seems common enough. But wait—what makes this occasion monumental is that it’s the very first solo effort from one of the scene’s most influential members.
POSTED // Jun 26,2012 - Vicki Mann has toys on her desk. And one in particular holds special value. Her must-have office ornament is a stuffed dog, Dug, from Up, whose line is “Squirrel!” “He’s always looking for the squirrel,” Mann says.
POSTED // Jun 21,2012 - Scott Hansen is a patient but determined man. As the mastermind of ambient electronica project Tycho and the graphic designer also known as ISO50, Hansen speaks about carefully thought-through plans
POSTED // Jun 14,2012 - It’s hot in Albuquerque, N.M. The a/c is blasting in Les Claypool’s hotel room; Deadliest Catch is on TV. The bassist extraordinaire loves reality television—about fishing, at least.