Julian Casablancas has been working on Tyranny, his solo album with new backing band the Voidz, for a while now, and the thing was a controversial discussion-subject before anyone even heard the thing. The album is a messy, ambitious splurge of ideas, one that careens haphazardly from one genre to the next and sounds basically [...]
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Last fall Rhye singer Mike Milosh released his latest solo effort Jetlag, an album that in my mind surpassed even the whispery, delicate beauty Rhye achieved on their breakout debut Woman. (As explained in our interview, it was a wonderful love letter to his wife.) Now Rhye is getting ready to head out on tour, [...]
For digital DJs, the computer often still trumps the iPad. You get (much) more storage, more flexible use of hardware, more features. But wouldn’t it be nice to use a tablet for X/Y control of effects? TKFX does that, and nothing else – but it does it damned well. It works on Android and iOS … Continue →
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Earlier this week, Steve Albini’s great noise band Shellac released their fifth album, Dude Incredible. And while most artists surround a new album with a tour and a series of interviews, yesterday afternoon at Pop Montreal, Albini led a cooking class and prepared lunch for about two dozen attendees. Albini’s interest in cooking is well [...]
Tegan And Sara’s ascent to genuine pop stardom has been one of the most feelgood stories in music in the past few years, partly because they’re great and partly because they seem like lovely human beings. Case in point: When they sang their heartbreak ballad “I Was A Fool” on Conan last night, they brought [...]