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Melvins Primer

PRIMER: Melvins: tracing the band from godfathers of grunge to merry doom-sludge pranksters in 10 songs

Nov 19, 2013

Learn to love the godfathers of grunge, rock & roll's interminable cockroaches, the Melvins.

Melvins covers

From KISS to Nirvana: our ten favourite cover songs by the Melvins

Nov 19, 2013

Just got to know the Melvins? Now gorge yourself on Melvins the cover band.

RAMjams Underground Electronic Playlist

RAMjams: Listen to Balam Acab’s FKA twigs collab & a new grime supergroup in our weekly electronic playlist

Nov 19, 2013

Balam Acab produces for FKA twigs, a grime supergroup is formed, and I daydream about witches.

Ten Bands That Covered Themselves

Ten Artists Who Covered Their Own Songs

Nov 15, 2013

Covers are a major part of music history, but what about when a band wants to take on one of their own songs?

INTERVIEW: Hamilton electronic R&B artist Jessy Lanza refuses to be called a songstress

Nov 14, 2013

Hamilton's breakout electronic star would like you to know she's a producer first.

VIDEOBURN: Watch Five Live Performance Videos from the Glory Days of CBGB

Nov 13, 2013

There's a movie celebrating this scuzzy shithole. Here are a few of its more shining moments. Also, enter our contest to win movie tickets!!!

Moonface

ESSENTIAL ALBUMS: Moonface’s Spencer Krug shares his favourite recent discoveries

Nov 13, 2013

Spencer Krug shares eight albums that he discovered without the heavy burden of context.

Zacht Automaat

UNCHARTED: Zacht Automaat

Nov 13, 2013

Zacht Automaat are a Toronto/Oxford duo of reclusive psychedelic geniuses with 11 albums to their name in just three years. They rarely do interviews, but they took the time to email with us.

Beatles/Rolling Stones Photographer Ethan Russell on the De-evolution of the Music Press

Nov 11, 2013

He's taken iconic album cover photos for the Who, Stones and Beatles, but now Ethan Russell won't even call himself a photographer. Here's why.