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Zachary Quinto | The Talks

Short Profile<p>Name: Zachary John Quinto<br>DOB: 2 June 1977<br>Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA<br>Occupation: Actor<p>Mr. Quinto, are you a religious …

Star Trek

In Dillinger Four We Trust

Three days on the road with America’s greatest living punk band.<p>At the explosion of Avril Lavigne's career in 2002, when her song "Complicated" was quickly becoming the most popular song in the world, a reporter from <i>Rolling Stone</i> asked the 17-year-old Canadian pop star what music she'd heard …

Tasting a Flavor That Doesn't Exist

Scientists and food companies are experimenting with “phantom aromas,” in which a smell tricks the brain into manufacturing a taste.<p>In 2007, the Campbell Soup Company started slashing the salt content in its canned soups in an effort to be more health-conscious. But the move, while it may have been …

Processed Food

Rose McGowan on Her Unsettling New Music Video: ‘I’m Not a Commodity’

Rose McGowan has a lot to say, and this week, she found a new way to say it with the release of a striking new music video for her single “RM486.” …

Harmolodics and ham sandwiches: meeting Ornette Coleman

It may have been simple to track down the jazz pioneer, but it was not so easy to interview him, as Philip Clark found out in 2007 when he visited Coleman at his Manhattan apartment<p>Obtaining an interview with Ornette Coleman was, I found, surprisingly easy. I was in New York during the summer of …

Features | A Quietus Interview | We Spoke Of 'Was' And 'When': Tony Visconti Interviewed

Legendary producer Tony Visconti has recently been revisiting one of his classic Bowie recordings, The Man Who Sold The World, with a tour and a live …

David Bowie

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

Steve Albini on Tidal and the Problem With ‘Little Streaming Fiefdoms’

Steve Albini would be a legendary figure in rock circles if all he'd done was produce Nirvana’s <i>In Utero</i>, the Pixies’ <i>Surfer Rosa</i>, and helmed the punk …

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Anglo-Saxon remedy kills hospital superbug MRSA

<i>Take cropleek and garlic, of both equal quantities, pound them well together… take wine and bullocks gall, mix with the leek… let it stand nine days</i> …

Pop Cultitecture: The Genius of David Byrne

Unlike those architects who long to be thought of as artists, Byrne is an artist who loves to thinks about architecture. Like the deadpan docent of …

Bob Dylan Does the American Standards His Way

Bob Dylan talks about “Shadows in the Night” album, '60s rock 'n' roll, the Great American Songbook, Frank Sinatra, Mavis Staples ...

Classic Hip-Hop Format Rescuing Radio Stations

While radio stations have seen their audience decrease as tech-savvy consumers flock to satellite radio and streaming audio, broadcasters might have …

Screaming Fans and Tour Frustations Now the Norm for Post-Disco Band De Lux

"It's almost interesting to see people and their dedication," Guerin says. "Like in Minneapolis, for example, that was our first show and there were …

Can Nicki Minaj, Eminem and Wu-Tang save hip-hop's worst year?

Has 2014 been the worst year in hip-hop history, as recently claimed by A$AP Yams, co-founder and self-styled guru of A$AP Mob? No, that was 2008, when auto-tune was king and labels thought it would be funny to delay everyone’s albums as long as possible (Missy Elliott’s Block Party <i>still</i> hasn’t …

Hip-Hop's 20 Highest Paid Acts

Apple shelled out $3 billion to purchase Beats, the company founded by Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre. Though the latter quickly claimed to be hip-hop’s first billionaire, a nine-figure tax bill means that won’t happen immediately—but Dre is well on his way. In the meantime, he’ll have to settle for …

What's With This Surge in Jazz Bashing?

Jazz doesn’t get much coverage in the mainstream media, and hasn’t for many years. But something strange has happened during the last four months. …

How Good Is Hollywood at Portraying Mental Illness?

Not great, says psychologist and film buff Danny Wedding.<p><i>Screencap via Movieclips</i><p>Look at any classic horror film—<i>Nightmare on Elm Street</i>, <i>Friday the 13th</i>, <i>The Shining</i>—and you're likely to find mental illness. It's a convenient, if inaccurate, explanation for the maniacal violence that makes up the …

Chuck Berry Takes Keith Richards to School, Shows Him How to Rock (1987)

Update: <i>The great Chuck Berry has passed away at 90, joining many other legends in rock n roll heaven. There's so many great things to say about Mr.</i> …

Foxygen Rediscover Themselves After a Rocky Start

Plus hear four songs from their new album ...And Star Power<p><b>Just after 11:00 p.m. on a Wednesday night,</b> Foxygen's frontman Sam France bursts onto the stage of Brooklyn's Music Hall of Williamsburg, commencing the first of two sold-out New York shows to support his band's new album, <i>...And Star Power</i>, …

The Universal Mind of Bill Evans: Advice on Learning to Play Jazz & The Creative Process

Bill Evans was one of the greatest jazz pianists of the second half of the 20th century. His playing on Miles Davis's landmark 1959 record, <i>Kind of</i> …

“You could shoot a gun in the air and hit a great song”—Jawbreaker discuss '24 Hour Revenge Therapy' - Alternative Press

At this point, there isn’t that much you can say about <b>JAWBREAKER</b>’s inhumanly perfect third album that hasn’t already been said before: Released in …

The Dalai Lama Talks Chinese Reforms, Tibetan Challenges

Tibet has "remained a mysterious country," says the Dalai Lama, and the mystery extends even to himself. Ever since the spiritual leader fled to Dharamsala, India, after being forced by the Chinese to leave his home country in 1959, his only information about Tibet has come from eyewitness …

Why Nobody Wants to Host the 2022 Winter Olympics

Nobody wants to let the Games begin.<p>On Oct. 1, Oslo withdrew its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics, making it the fourth city — after Stockholm, Lviv …

Report: Apple in Talks to Start Streaming Music Price War

Apple could do to music what Amazon has done to books: start a price war.<p>The iPhone maker is negotiating with music labels in an attempt to break the …

Stevie Nicks on Twirling, Kicking Drugs and a Lifetime With Lindsey

You can’t keep a gold dust woman down — and Stevie Nicks is one busy gypsy these days. In the past few years, she’s made two of her best solo albums, …

Raya The Muppet Talks About Poop And Is Proud Of It

Why did the superhero go to the toilet?<p>"Because it was her duty!" Raya exclaims as she throws her head back laughing.<p>Six-year-old Raya is not shy at all — especially when it comes to talking about poop.<p>That's because Raya is the sanitation Muppet. She's one of the newest additions to the Sesame …

Chuck Feeney: The Billionaire Who Is Trying To Go Broke

On a cool summer afternoon at Dublin’s Heuston Station, Chuck Feeney, 81, gingerly stepped off a train on his journey back from the University of Limerick, a 12,000-student college he willed into existence with his vision, his influence and nearly $170 million in grants, and hobbled toward the …