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Reading List - Speedy Ortiz

READING LIST: The Speedy Ortiz Book Club

Jul 31, 2014

Each of the four members make a book pick, then they give us an oral history of an oral history.

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VIDEO REVIEW: Chris Locke reviews Total Control’s Typical System with hot dogs

Jul 31, 2014

In our new series, Toronto comedian Chris Locke breaks down new albums using special hot dog preparation methods,

Madlib

VIDEOBURN: Get to know Madlib with 4 revealing behind-the-scenes videos

Jul 28, 2014

We found some clips that show the person behind the prolific and eternally mutable hip-hop entity.

Monomyth - Uncharted

UNCHARTED: Halifax’s Monomyth aren’t trying to revive anything

Jul 22, 2014

On ripping off your idols to improve your craft, emo guilt, and how, insist you might, they don't really sound like Sloan.

Pitchfork Music Festival 2014

EXPOSURES: Photos from Pitchfork Music Festival 2014

Jul 25, 2014

Gorgeous filmic stills of festival scenes, intimate musician portraits and action shots from Chicago's Best New Festival.

Rapid Fire with Le1f - Interview

RAPID FIRE: Le1f really wants a purple Range Rover

Jul 23, 2014

New York's Le1f laughs a whole bunch in this superfastbomb of an interview

Mac DeMarco - Polaris Prize Short List

Polaris Prize Short List: Supplemental Reading & Viewing from All 10 Artists

Jul 16, 2014

Features, interviews, reviews and performance videos from each of the short listed artists. Start your argument here.

Essential Albums - Xiu Xiu

ESSENTIAL ALBUMS: Xiu Xiu’s Jamie Stewart on 5 albums unlike anything he’s ever heard

Jul 10, 2014

One part dark cabaret, two dashes avant-garde chanteuse, some robo kraut, a little goth rock, and a pinch of ultra-minimalism.

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Mac DeMarco’s bandmate HOMESHAKE pens tribute to dollars in “Cash Is Money”

B L A C K I E None Above Music Video

B L A C K I E takes his experimental hip-hop towards noise on new single “None Above”

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Brian Eno writes a letter condemning Israel’s “ethnic cleansing” of Gaza and America’s support

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Cymbals Eat Guitars rock on in “Warning”

Reading List - Speedy Ortiz

READING LIST: The Speedy Ortiz Book Club



Jul 31, 2014
Madlib

VIDEOBURN: Get to know Madlib with 4 revealing behind-the-scenes videos



Jul 28, 2014
Pitchfork Music Festival 2014

EXPOSURES: Photos from Pitchfork Music Festival 2014



Jul 25, 2014