Jul 10, 2014 — Frustrated by hype cycles and social media? You have a kindred spirit in York Factory Complaint, two punks who've created one of the year's most political albums. Read a Q&A with the fed-up duo.
Jul 2, 2014 — Opportunities for the British singer and songwriter have not shriveled up, despite disappointing sales for her debut album. What could be her route to stardom from here?
Jun 20, 2014 — Despite the fact that critics have dismissed her, Lana Del Rey's music — and her message of complicated love that approaches addiction — is more sophisticated than you might think.
May 23, 2014 — In a conversation with author Nelson George at the Brooklyn Museum, the elusive singer and songwriter spoke on his idols, his process and his teenage years, and hinted at a new album.
May 21, 2014 — With his bands Celtic Frost and Triptykon, Thomas Gabriel Fischer has spent the last 30 years twisting heavy metal to match his own dark side.
May 9, 2014 — The producer grew up in a rural town in the south of Norway. He gave astrophysics a try but his DJ career took off, and now he produces underground hits year after year.
May 1, 2014 — This summer Nas is traveling the world performing his debut album in full. The crowds that are coming out to see him are turning up because the 20-year-old record is an acknowledged classic.
Apr 30, 2014 — Sharon Jones, Pearl Jam's Mike McCready, Meshell Ndegeocello and Hurray For The Riff Raff's Alynda Lee Segarra shared struggles and successes in a joint interview at the EMP Pop Conference in Seattle.
Apr 28, 2014 — The Chicago-based dance music producer was one of the leading lights of the footwork scene, which features frantic beats and hyper-energetic dancing.
Apr 17, 2014 — Listen closely to Sturgill Simpson's classic-sounding country music and you'll hear plenty of surprises, including twists on every element of modern country's church-trucks-and-beer trinity.