Out to the 80s pirate radio massive ... from B-boys to dub fanatics, Kiss FM’s early days to crate-digging in Groove Records, skip back to the time when towerblock studios, parties, zines and even an television
A treasure chest of jazz is being rereleased this week: “The Complete Riverside Recordings” of Thelonious Monk, a fifteen-disk set of his recording sessions, in the studio and live, for that seminal label.
All rhythm & blues is protest music — at least, that's one way of looking at it. The blues was the haunting soundtrack of newly-freed post-civil-war African-Americans trekking into big cities for work,
They made music together, took drugs together, formed bands together, slept together. But none of the legends of the Laurel Canyon scene that flowered in L.A. in the late 60s and early 70s—Joni Mitchell,
T-Bone Walker, who died on March 16, 1975, may be forgotten by the wider public, but he remains one of the most innovative and influential musicians of the 20th century. He was the first person to play
Lead Belly is one of great musical influences of the 20th century and his work is celebrated in a brilliant box set Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection "No Lead Belly, no Beatles," George once
Buenos Aires artist Raul Lemesoff recently re-configured an old Ford Falcon to look like a military tank. But instead of carting around ballistics, the tank has built-in shelves that can carry about 900
Jack White, formerly of the White Stripes, must really hate bananas. Because according to his concert rider, which was recently made public, he doesn't want to lay eyes on one at his concerts. A "rider"
Last June, Parquet Courts stopped by Jack White's Third Man Records in Nashville, Tennessee to play a show. Now, they've announced Parquet Courts: Live at Third Man Records, a recording of that performance,
Francesca Woodman is probably best remembered for photographs she made of herself in the nude. Small gems of surreal portraiture that transmit an erotic charge, they merged her body with surroundings sometimes
Chances are, you might’ve already seen this incredible photograph by Martin LeMay. It’s the unforgettable sight of a weasel clinging to the back of a woodpecker in midair. LeMay and his wife encountered