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The Beatles’ Revelatory White Album Demos: A Complete Guide

“Cry Baby Cry”<p>Lennon was clearly enthusiastic about “Cry Baby Cry,” pushing it to the top of the pile as the first song tackled at the Esher summit. …

Terrace House Renovation / O2 Design Atelier

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house is located at a new housing development area at Sungai Buloh with standard lot size of …

Architecture

The Apotheosis of Jack White

<b>Jack White</b> remains as surprised as anyone about the meteoric rise of The White Stripes. “What that band was on paper, it should have never worked at …

The Guide to Getting into New Order

From post-Joy Division goth to acid house on the Haçienda dancefloor, New Order are masters of rebirth. Get to know Manchester's finest better as they approach 40 years of anthems.<p>The New Order story is the stuff of rock ‘n’ roll legend: one of the most forward-thinking young bands in music history …

In 1995, Sub Pop Predicted the Current Indie Landscape Two Decades Early

Sub Pop is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, but less than a decade into its existence it already had the air of an institution. In April …

The Strange Story Of ‘Dusty In Memphis’

The record that’s widely held to be the greatest album in the distinguished catalogue of <b>Dusty Springfield</b> — in fact, for many, one of the greatest …

Against The Grain: How Rory Gallagher’s Seminal 70s Albums Built His Legend

Rory Gallagher began turning heads as soon as Taste first trod the boards in 1966. Indeed, thanks to <b>their young guitarist, vocalist and songwriter’s</b> …

The Beatles’ Marathon ‘Please Please Me’ Session, Hour by Hour

The last notes of “Please Please Me” still hung in the stale air of EMI’s Studio Two on November 26th, 1962, when George Martin’s disembodied voice …

I Served in Vietnam. Here’s My Soundtrack.

“Vietnam.” The word comes camouflaged in music. Rock ’n’ roll, soul, pop and country. For those who watched the war unfold on the evening news, the music of Vietnam blurred with the sounds rising from the streets of America during a time of momentous challenge and change. For those born after the …

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

Self-improvement

A Friend Of Kurt Cobain Is Sharing Over Two Hours Of Rare Nirvana Demo Tapes That Cobain Gave Him

Due to the untimely passing of Kurt Cobain, Nirvana only released three studio albums, but fans know that there’s a lot more music than that floating around. Various demo recordings and bootlegs have circulated for years, and now, one of the more interesting sets of rare Nirvana material has …

Rock Music

Why Beatles’ Star Club Tapes Best Represent the Group’s Early Bar-Band Spirit

Any deep-delver into the Beatles‘ catalog is familiar with those raging pockets of sound where this band, so often remembered for their beautiful …

How The Rolling Stones Found Themselves on 'Satanic Majesties Request' by Getting Lost

The Rolling Stones. It’s a name synonymous with rock’n’roll. Those rough and tumble, bar bruisin’ bad boys with the gritty blues-rock guitar riffs …

Blues-rock

Detroit’s Eater Awards Winners 2017

After nearly a week of intensive reader voting,today we announce the winners of the eighth annual Eater Awards, celebrating the chefs and restaurants that made the largest impact on all 24 Eater cities over the past twelve months.<p>Here now are the establishments — from cocktail bars and neighborhood …

The Delights of Parsing the Beatles' Most Nonsensical Song

Released 50 years ago, “I Am the Walrus” is endlessly analyzable, and yet somehow analysis-proof.<p><i>“It seems very pretty,” she said when she had finished it, “but it’s rather hard to understand!” (You see she didn’t like to confess, even to herself, that she couldn’t make it out at all.) “Somehow it</i> …

Literature

Jimmy Iovine Breaks Down What's Wrong With the Music Business, Warns Against Overoptimism in Streaming: 'They're Not Making Money'

"The problem is not solved yet, the solution is not there."<p>It's been three and a half years since <b>Jimmy Iovine</b> left his role as CEO of Interscope …

Music

Review: Pharoah Sanders LPs Resurrect Key Work by Spiritual-Jazz Godfather

The music that saxophonist Pharoah Sanders made in the late Sixties and early Seventies will probably always be categorized as jazz. But that seems …

Besides Being Works of Art, These Custom Metal Shutters Master the Texas Heat

A motif of perforated metal is carried throughout an Austin home, lessening the harsh effects of the sun.<p>In designing a new home outside Austin, Texas, architect Tim Bade of Brooklyn-based Bade Stageberg Cox used a number of tried-and-true strategies to help thwart the area’s notorious heat. Big …

Architecture

The Cosmos Is Still Catching Up to Pharaoh Sanders' Earliest Records

Anthology Recordings is reissuing three of the spiritual jazz great's first albums, released in a prolific stretch in the late 60s and early 70s that has provided a spark for the genre's greatest minds ever since.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Noisey US.</i><p><i>“‘</i><i>Trane was the Father, Pharoah was the</i> …

How to Apply for a Job You’re Overqualified For

A job opening catches your attention but the required experience is only eight years — and you’ve been in the industry for 15. Should you still apply? And if you’re called in for an interview, should you acknowledge you might be overqualified? What should you consider before taking the role?<p><b>What</b> …