Rilo Kiley: Adventures And Nudity In The Studio

Rilo Kiley have to speak up. The band members are sitting in a semi-circle, in a little bunker/dressing-room directly under the stage at Lee's Palace, and...

Tom Morello Used To Be A Stripper

Hey, kids. Just for the record, a Harvard degree might not get you employed right away when you're finished with school. Tom Morello knows that...

This website will turn any picture into a song

Pixelsynth is a web-based instrument that can turn a picture of your French Bulldog into a Drake song. Ever wonder what a Hieronymus Bosch sounds like?...

10 Great Songs About Mom

Love her or hate her, see her once a year or unfortunately still dwell in her wood-paneled basement, Mother's Day, that one day a year...

Top 9 songs about solitude by notorious recluses

There are fewer things more valuable in the music industry than a little bit of mystery, so when an artist shuns press, touring, or...

A video guide to Beastie Boys’ hardcore punk years

Founding Beastie Boys guitarist John Berry has died, so we look back on the pioneering hip-hop group's punk days. May 2016, John Berry, one of...

Top 10 Songs For Quitting Your Job

Being stuck in a crappy job sucks, but there's one small comfort in it: knowing that someone else has it worse than you. when...

For $38 you can start your own (totally illegal) streaming service

Youtubify is a Spotify-like streamer-in-a-box, pulling all its content from YouTube. Wefre seemed like something of an internet miracle. Run by a part-time three-person team, the...

6 Innovative New Instruments Pushing Music Forward

Music and technology have a longstanding, deeply important relationship. As much as the genius songwriters and instrumental virtuosos, advances in the way we create...

An interview with “worst music video ever” cult artist Jan Terri

Bile Sister's Julie Reich talks to Terri about being made fun of, making holiday music, and opening for Marilyn Manson. Few artists lay claim to...

Home Remedies for Whiplash

If you’ve suffered a sudden jerk or injury to neck and shoulder muscles and the uncomfortable muscle ache is continued then you probably have...