Features


listen: Our Favorite Mercury Prize Losers In One Playlist

Oct 31, 2013

Listen to a bunch of bands that came this close to greatness, and a fat sack of cash.

Caribbean Drag: How Arcade Fire’s Reflektor brand disguises dress-up as cultural exchange

Oct 30, 2013

How Arcade Fire's endless Reflektor marketing campaign has essentialized Haiti's vibrant culture to revitalize their own image.

Compilation Turns Nickelback Songs Into Lullabies As Nickelback Fans Continue To Reproduce, Buy Nickelback Things

Oct 29, 2013

Hear something ridiculous – PLUS an entire playlist of equal ridiculousness!

Introducing RAMjams, our new weekly roundup of overlooked electronic music

Oct 28, 2013

A new weekly roundup of odd, unusual, or otherwise remarkable electronic songs you might have missed.

10 Great Songs That Pay Direct Homage to Lou Reed

Oct 28, 2013

You’ll see countless eulogies over the next few days, 140 characters or more, but the most effective tributes come from the last four and a half decades of music itself. Here are ten.

Meet Fade to Mind, the L.A. label and movement that brought you Kelela

Oct 25, 2013

Digging into the back catalogue to bring you five stand-out releases from the white-hot L.A. electro label.

Ten Bands Who Survived Failed Romance

Ten Bands Who Survived Failed Romance

Oct 25, 2013

When breaking up the relationship doesn't mean breaking up the band.

Shooting Guns, Saskatoon psych-doom band

UNCHARTED: Shooting Guns

Oct 23, 2013

Saskatoon doom lords Shooting Guns talk unexpected psych hotspots, and their own holy grails of record collecting.

Deltron 3030

FAMILY TREE: Deltron 3030: tracing the many projects of Kid Koala, Dan the Automator, and Del the Funky Homosapien

Oct 22, 2013

Following the overlapping paths of Deltron 3030's three restless geniuses.