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Anthony Bourdain: 15 Great Musician Encounters

Rock & roll and Anthony Bourdain were a natural fit. So it made sense that artists from Alison Mosshart to Josh Homme would pop up on his various …

Vietnam

Prepare Thy Body For The Summer Of Thou

For just over a decade, Thou has made music that is, at times, grueling in its pace and extreme in volume, but that can also be painfully beautiful — the Baton Rouge metal band has a penchant for pitting Bryan Funck's searing vocals against dense, majestic melodies. The group's shows are invariably …

Baton Rouge

Steve Albini: Serve The Servants

Notoriously opinionated and obstinate Steve Albini, a guy ever vigilant and vocal about the wicked ways of the music business, showing up in Austin, …

Audiophile

America Is Still Afraid of Heavy Metal

Two Native American metalheads were kicked off a campus tour last week by a white woman who feared their brown skin and black T-shirts. That fear is nothing new.<p>Heavy metal has always had an uncomfortable—and often downright acrimonious—relationship with the rest of society. In a way, that’s the …

Jeff Buckley’s manager opens up about the star’s last weeks and being told he had gone missing

The musician died in 1997 after going swimming in the Mississippi River<p>Jeff Buckley‘s manager has spoken out about the musician’s last weeks and …

This app is like Shazam but for album covers

Snap the cover and stream the results<p>A new app that matches album covers to the music on streaming services has been released.<p>After taking the …

Melvins' Buzz Osborne: 10 Albums That Made Me

"We've never done anything like this before," says Buzz Osborne about the Melvins' new studio album, <i>Pinkus Abortion Technician</i>. "But we're kind of …

Kick back and enjoy some of the easy-going soft-rock stylings of David Koresh

Though David Koresh is best known as the leader of the Branch Davidians—the apocalyptic Christians who gained infamy during the 51-day government …

Brian Eno, Roisin Murphy and more made an album at Banksy’s Walled Off Hotel in Palestine – hear it here first

Check out 'Block 9 Creative Retreat Palestine'<p>Brian Eno, Roisin Murphy and more have teamed up to release an album recorded at Banksy’s Walled Off …

Iron Maiden's Steve Harris Looks Back on NWOBHM Pioneers' Classic Albums

"We don't look over our shoulders," says Iron Maiden founder/bassist Steve Harris, when asked if any songs from his band's 27-year history cause him …

Your Guide on How to Make Beef Bacon

To understand what beef bacon is, it helps to remember what ordinary bacon is: a slab of pork belly that is cured and smoked, and then sliced …

Will Oldham’s Lyrics Collected in New Book

Will Oldham, aka Bonnie “Prince” Billy, has written a lot of songs, and this year, a book compiling his lyrics will be released. <i>Songs of Love and Horror</i> is out October 9 via W.W. Norton and Company. The collection will feature the lyrics to more than 200 songs spanning from the early 1980s to the …

Tool's 'Undertow': 10 Things You Didn't Know

Tool's first album sounded like nothing else at the time. Dark, mysterious, angry, complex, meticulously crafted and loaded with oddly amorphous song …

Stop Motion

Stephen Malkmus on How to Be a Useful Human

Across the last 30 years, Stephen Malkmus has established an indie-rock archetype, churning out wry hooks for his faithful fans, far away from the rabble of the mainstream charts. So it’s a little surprising when the 51-year-old tells me that he’s soon headed to Los Angeles to try his hand at …

No Band Should Play For More Than 20 Minutes

Imagine: you’re in a crowded mid-size venue, 300 strangers surrounding you. Just an hour ago, this space was vacant; now you’re practically cuddling …

Hear Nick Cave, Warren Ellis' New Songs for Halle Berry Film 'Kings'

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis previewed their upcoming soundtrack to Halle Berry drama <i>Kings</i> with two atmospheric interludes, "Saying Goodbye" and …

New Singles

'After Bach' Offers Brad Mehldau's Well-Tempered Jazz

When Johann Sebastian Bach compiled the first book of the <i>Well-Tempered Clavier</i> in 1722, he wrote that the 24 preludes and fugues were "for the profit and use of musical youth desirous of learning, and especially for the pastime of those already skilled in this study."<p>Jazz pianist Brad Mehldau is …

Pretty Hate Machines: A Beginner’s Guide To Industrial Music

Cacophonic loops. Dyspeptic lyrics. Abrasive vocals. These are the calling cards of industrial music, the anti-establishment genre that made its mark …

David Fricke's Picks From SXSW: Psychedelic Folk, Seventies Glam-Prog and More

The 2018 edition of the SXSW Music Festival was my 27th straight immersion in that rite of spring. SXSW is now a very different event in size, …

New Albums

Six of the best pickles and ferments

<b>Celeriac, apple and mustard seed kraut</b><p>One of our favourite ferments at Little Duck: the combination of ingredients make it a brilliantly unusual alternative to typical cabbage kraut – but it’s just as simple.<p>Prep <b>15 min</b><br>Ferment <b>Up to 2 weeks</b><br>Makes <b>About 500g</b><p><b>1 celeriac,</b> sliced on a mandolin<b><br>1 apple,</b> …

Food Preservation

How a Japanese medical student and local businessman made one of the most coveted records of all time

The post How a Japanese medical student and local businessman made one of the most coveted records of all time appeared first on The Vinyl Factory.

Vinyl Records

Nick Cave Concert Film 'Distant Sky' Coming to Theaters

<b>UPDATE:</b> Nick Cave has released a trailer for <i>Distant Sky</i> that shows just how vibrant the Copenhagen show was. In it, he reaches into the crowd to hold …

Spice Girls

7 Steps To Quick Pickle Any Vegetable

Pickles are a favorite with many people around the world, and just like anything else when it comes to food, nothing beats a homemade recipe. While …

Prince photographer Afshin Shahidi shares his intimate trove

NEW YORK (AP) — No assistants. No wardrobe or make up people. No lighting technicians.That's how Afshin Shahidi spent his most cherished moments with …

Best Music Docs of 2017

Deadheads, jazzbos and punk rockers unite! We've got our picks for the year's best music documentaries – from a look at the Grateful Dead's long, …

Music

The Unsettling Sound Of Tritones, The Devil's Interval

Everyone knows the sounds of Halloween: creaky floorboards, howling winds, the amplified sound of a beating heart. But back in the day, the devil was said to exist in a particular musical tone. For centuries, it was called the devil's interval — or, in Latin, <i>diabolus in musica</i>. In music theory, …

Flute

Adam Savage Visits Jack White & Tours Third Man Records In Detroit

The latest edition of <b>Adam Savage’s</b> <i>Tested!</i> features the host taking a tour of Third Man Records in Detroit. The episode includes an appearance by TMR …