Apr 28, 2016 By Thao Nguyen Web Exclusive

When we asked Thao Nguyen of Thao & the Get Down Stay Down to take part in one of our recurring guest blog series, instead she decided to pen a more personal piece about the inspiration behind the band's new album, A Man Alive, which came out last month via Ribbon Music.  More

Apr 21, 2016 By Matt Conner Web Exclusive

I fell in love with Prince at the earliest possible age. As a child of the '80s, Prince was among the first artists who earned my attention, my devotion, and my money. More

Apr 06, 2016 By Matt Fink Web Exclusive

You could almost hear the groans across America. After a half-season's worth of preparation for the arrival of Negan, the villain whose entrance we were promised would change the trajectory of the show's storyline forever, we got...a cliffhanger.  More

Mar 28, 2016 By Tim Gane Web Exclusive

A song is a chance overlapping of countless variables in an artist's life. Anatomy of a Song is a place where those variables can be dissected and examined. In this edition, Tim Gane of Cavern of Anti-Matter discusses "Tardis Cymbals."  More

Mar 21, 2016 By Frank Valish

It was metal and total immersion at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Saturday for the kings themselves, Megadeth.

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Mar 15, 2016 By Will Toledo Web Exclusive

A song is a chance overlapping of countless variables in an artist's life. Anatomy of a Song is a place where those variables can be dissected and examined. In this edition, Car Seat Headrest frontman/main creative force Will Toledo writes about "The Ending of Dramamine." More

Mar 14, 2016 By Matt Iwanusa Web Exclusive

Nocturnal Admittance is our series where an artist writes about their most vivid recurring dream or nightmare. For this Nocturnal Admittance, Matt Iwanusa of Caveman writes about pre-show jitters that have inspired a recurring nightmare. The New York five-piece are releasing a new album, Otero War, on June 17 via Cinematic Music Group. More

Mar 11, 2016 By Tessa Murray Web Exclusive

My Inner Geek is our recurring guest blog series where the artist writes about something geeky, such as their favorite sci-fi/fantasy TV show, film, book, or comic book; or favorite technology or other geeky thing. For this installment, Tessa Murray, singer for Still Corners, writes about Star Trek: The Next Generation, which ran from 1987 to 1991 and was the well-received follow-up to the original Star Trek series from the 1960s. More

Mar 10, 2016 By Cullen Omori Web Exclusive

What's in a Name? is our recurring guest blog series where an artist writes about how they came up their band name. For this edition we hear from Cullen Omori. Of course, Omori is now recording under his own name, but he used to be the frontman of Smith Westerns and here he writes about the process of deciding to now release music simply as Cullen Omori. More