Tag Archive: features

In Which it Turns Out I’m Incapable of Separating Art from Artist

There’s this pesky thing called ethics and I have them.

Weekend Listening: Tapestry by Carole King

Heartfelt lyrics, whether about love or leaving home, backed by driving piano that waxes sweetly when needed, run through Carole King’s Tapestry.

5 Things MASTER OF NONE Mastered

Aziz Ansari tackles sexism, identity, representation, and racism (among many other things) on his new Netflix show.

Weekend Listening: Sister by Sonic Youth

Sister combines noise, rock, and punk in waves of screeching guitar, relentless drums, and unaffected vocals that make you forget it was 1987.

The Weekly Verse: Dance by Norm Bisson

I first read Dance in high school, and it’s one I come back to when my life gets crazy.

What I Want, What I Really Really Want

I want you to stop telling me what the fuck to like or not like.

Weekend Listening: Catholic Boy by Jim Carroll

Catholic Boy combines punk, new wave, and straight up guitar-lickin’ rock and roll, which sounds like 1980 in a way that will never get tired.

Five Japanese Bands That Aren’t Your Typical J-Pop

There are some great Japanese bands with punk and surf rock sounds–not your typical J-pop.

Weekend Listening: Jagged Little Pill by Alanis Morissette

I played Jagged Little Pill in heavy rotation. I can’t say how many times I’ve listened to this album; it has to be in the hundreds. Maybe the thousands.

Fall Premieres: The Good, The Eh, The Bad, & The Ugly (Oct. Edition)

There’s a new batch of premieres to watch while hoping they don’t suck and/or that they don’t get canceled if I like them.

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