Today, Bono turns 52. Today, the world finds out that Jack White’s cover of Love Is Blindness is part of The Great Gatsby’s soundtrack. Today, I need to revisit a few of my basic rules. Achtung Baby is unequivocally one of the most visited and revisited U2 albums, considered a landmark in alternative...Read more
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New York City is a place filled with unfulfilled dreams, unrealised hopes, and infinite potential. It is both exhausting and exhilarating. It’s difficult to find who sounds best and who matters in the general cacophony of the city, from open mics in the West Village to that one amazing once-in-a-lifetime concert at the...Read more
I have sworn off musicians four years ago. In fact, four years and three weeks, to be exact, and I promised to everyone who had the patience to listen that I would never ever, ever ever listen to a man with a guitar. Those are treacherous, emotionally violent and physically draining waters...Read more
Just When You Thought It Was As Simple As Pressing Record And Play by Michael McCarthy Illustration by Ans Purins Originally published in Lollipop magazine issue 44, Summer ’98. Make no mistake about it, the fine art of making a compilation tape is a surprisingly complex process that requires a bit of thought...Read more
I’ve been trying to write something about Jani Lane for over a week now, but words keep failing me. I think I’ve finally figured out why though. I feel the need to justify Jani’s music to the world. I know that most people just think of him as that blonde-haired singer from...Read more
Writing this list actually made me feel nostalgic for 2011 already. It was such a great year for music, at least for a music fan with diverse tastes like mine. I only realized what a great year it was once I started typing up this list. I thought I’d struggle to come up...Read more