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Hangover cure finally found: Sprite

Like the philosopher's stone, the cure for a hangover seems to exist only in legend.<p>The magical elixir has evaded even the most determined of …

This man thinks low carb diets violate God's principles. http://ind.pn/16PPCl9 (so if you're on Atkins it might be time to check with your priest)

Feathers ruffled at the BBC after cameraman claims baby animal footage was 'faked' (and this infamous polar cub scene wasn't the only one to be filmed in controlled conditions) http://ind.pn/16PGmgQ

David Byrne: The Rich Are Destroying New York Culture

New York is in danger of losing what remains of its creative soul as the wealthiest one percent usurp the cultural resources that once made the city …

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100 Best Debut Albums of All Time

100<p>‘The Fame’<p>Lady Gaga<br>Interscope, 2009<p>The title sounded like wishful thinking when Stefani Germanotta's album arrived in August 2008 to a shrug from …

Rock & Roll

Arcade Fire’s Punk-Funk Odyssey

Two years ago, toward the end of Arcade Fire‘s world tour behind their smash, Album of the Year-winning <i>The Suburbs</i>, they needed a change. They …

Music

How the CIA Secretly Funded Abstract Expressionism During the Cold War

Considering the possibility of a truly proletarian art, the great English literary critic William Empson once wrote, “the reason an English audience …

Andy Warhol Creates Album Covers for Jazz Legends Thelonious Monk, Count Basie & Kenny Burrell

Flavorwire titles their post on album covers designed by artist Andy Warhol---auteur of that special brand of late-midcentury, impassive yet …

The Daily Habits of Highly Productive Philosophers: Nietzsche, Marx & Immanuel Kant

Ever wonder how famous philosophers from the past spent their many hours of tedium between paradigm-smashing epiphanies? I do. And I have learned …

Passion Pit Write About Why Bands Cancel Shows

<i>Photo by Chris Tuite</i><p>Passion Pit have had to cancel their fair share of shows, either due to gear trouble or mental health issues. Today, they've addressed their tour frustrations in a letter on their website called "Why bands cancel shows and why it sucks for everyone".<p>They give four reasons for …

Bands

Dinosaur Jr - Pierce The Morning Rain

jLa Soul - FatCat Records podcast #89

Big Hard Excellent Fish - And The Question Remains

Shit Robot "Jack Shit Mix" for Dummy Magazine

The Juan Maclean - Apart Radio Mix

Are gig tickets too cheap?

<b>Tim Ingham, editor of Music Week</b><p>It's never going to be a popular opinion to suggest that something currently affordable by music fans isn't expensive enough – but hear me out. The problem is, the "price" we see on the tickets to today's biggest concerts is essentially a myth: for every one of these …

Shuggie Otis On World Cafe

Blues and R&B musician Shuggie Otis is back with a new album for the first time in almost 40 years. For the reclusive Otis, the release of <i>Wings of Love</i> is major news. Its release is paired with his 1974 masterpiece <i>Inspiration Information</i>, which drew attention to Otis when it was first reissued by …

KEXP Presents: Shugo TokumaruKEXP

KEXP's session with Japanese musician Shugo Tokumaru would be charming in any language. On his albums, the young multi-instrumentalist meticulously crafts every aspect by himself, and he's reported to have used more than 100 different instruments in his recordings. Live in the studio here, he's …

Pogues guitarist Philip Chevron dies

Philip Chevron, the guitarist with Irish folk-punk band The Pogues, has died aged 56<p><b>The Pogues</b>are expected to pay tribute to Philip Chevron in their December UK concerts<p>Chevron, long-time guitarist with Irish folk-punk act The Pogues, died yesterday after a battle with cancer.<p>The 56-year-old …

Has the school of pop shut its doors?

In the same week that the National Literary Trust revealed that only 28.4% of children in Britain read for pleasure outside of school (down from 38.1% in 2005), it was heartening to see the blanket media coverage afforded David Bowie's top 100 reading list, as collated by the Art Gallery of …