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Conversations With Echo & The Bunnymen's Ian McCullouch, LP and Harry Dean Stanton, Plus a Nida/Schumann Download

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.03.2014 | Home
Mike Ragogna

Ian McCulloch: It's great when you like the actual stuff you've influenced. With Arcade Fire I find myself thinking, "God, I wish we sounded like that." People will say they sound like us.

Kate Sheppard

Marcellus Energy Development Could Pave Over An Area Bigger Than The State Of Delaware | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.25.2014 | Home

Development of natural gas and wind resources in the Marcellus shale region could cover up nearly 1.3 million acres of land, an area bigger than the s...

The Highway Of The Future Is Paved With Smart And Sustainable Tech

Brandon Gorrell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Brandon Gorrell

Using energy from sunlight stored during daylight hours, glow-in-the-dark lane markers on roads will illuminate at night and communicate traffic information to drivers. Utilizing Dynamic Paint -- a coating that becomes visible in response to temperature fluctuations -- the road will be able to alert drivers of road conditions.

DuBois N The Hood: Choreographer Mashes Up Iconic Film And Book

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.20.2012 | Home

For his latest dance project, choreographer Kyle Abraham drew inspiration from two iconic sources: the John Singleton film "Boyz N The Hood" and W.E.B...

PAVEMENT Occupies LA: 11.05/06.2011 (VIDEO w/ Bill Maher)

Sam Slovick | Posted 07.10.2012 | Los Angeles
Sam Slovick

The occupation at City Hall in Los Angeles can best be described in terms of digestion; the People have coughed up a big hairball on the Mayor's front...

Pavement Occupies LA -- Michael O'Keefe (VIDEO)

Sam Slovick | Posted 01.01.2012 | Los Angeles
Sam Slovick

The Occupy L.A. camp at City Hall in Los Angeles is in its 30th consecutive peaceful day. I moved my tent to City Hall where I'll be blogging, uploadi...

PAVEMENT Occupies Los Angeles

Sam Slovick | Posted 12.28.2011 | Los Angeles
Sam Slovick

After watching the media coverage of the Occupy LA movement I was disheartened. It was decidedly glib. I moved my tent to City Hall the morning of October 28th and set an intention to stay for the duration.

Hotel From Hell

Sam Slovick | Posted 12.14.2011 | Los Angeles
Sam Slovick

I took a walk through the construction site at the nefarious Ford Hotel with two former residents, Abraham and Travelle. They spent their childhood in the well-documented hellhole, witnessing life at the bottom rung of capitalism.

Dog Ears Music: Poolside Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 10.26.2011 | Home
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review albums by Bangups, The Caretaker, Laurie Anderson, AIR, and others.

Stephen Malkmus, 'No One Is As I Are Be'

Posted 10.20.2011 | Home

Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus has been making the internet rounds this week, in advance of his album's release with his band, The Jicks, next Tues...

The Problem With Potholes: Neglected Road Repair Poses Huge Liabilities for Many States

Geoffrey Anderson | Posted 08.02.2011 | Home
Geoffrey Anderson

For decades, states have invested disproportionately in road expansion and left regular repair and preservation underfunded. As a result of these spen...

Monday Madness: Chatting with Rob Zombie, Danny Elfman, Devo's Gerald Casale and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.22.2011 | Home
Mike Ragogna


From the Pavement to the People

Sam Slovick | Posted 06.11.2011 | Home
Sam Slovick

I've been publishing homeless stories for a decade now. I'm holding to the notion that we'd all love to see the unnecessary suffering end.

Lending An Ear -- And A Voice -- To The Ignored

Posted 06.06.2011 | Home

It is tough to truly understand the plight of the homeless if you've always had a place to live. For many of us, attempting to look at the world throu...

The Furthest State: Elemental Satisfactions of 2010.

David Coggins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Coggins

2011-01-06-warpaint.jpgIn a year where the public narrative threatened to veer off the tracks, cultural satisfaction could be found far from the glare of the media fire.

Definitive Ironist: The Stephen Malkmus Interview

David Coggins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Coggins

Stephen Malkmus is the slacker king who can't help it. That he's not even a slacker makes his elevation more remarkable still. He's knowing in the e...

Magnanimity Under the Sun: A Case of Corporate Good Intentions

David Coggins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Coggins

It's a sign of the jaded modern sensibility that when a corporation does something charitable, even if it's downright enjoyable, we respond with minor suspicion -- just what do they want from us?

On the Culture Front: Pavement Reunion, Of Montreal, Me, Myself, and I, The Little Foxes, and the Moth

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Ivo Van Hove's The Little Foxes is an absolute masterpiece. It's the reason we go to the theater.

"Einstein on the Beach": A Roasted Playlist for David Hasselhoff

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Wild

Until he has his own 24-hour Hoff-story Channel, here's a playlist for an iconic lifeguard who somehow keeps floating towards the top.

SummerStage Executive Director Speaks With The Huffington Post

Monica Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Monica Klein

In 1986, the Central Park Conservancy held the first SummerStage event in Manhattan. Since then, the City Parks Foundation has taken over and expanded...

Something In the Air: A Playlist for European Skies

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Wild

Here's a playlist for everyone who's been impacted already by the volcano, put together in the hopes that we all go from "Burnin' Sky" to "No More Cloudy Days" very soon.

Pitchfork Music Festival: Broken Social Scene, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion Added To Lineup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The indie rock reunions continue: Broken Social Scene has been added to the lineup for Pitchfork's 2010 music festival, along with Panda Bear, the Jon...

Maybe You've Heard...the Inaugural Edition

Marissa Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marissa Moss

Now for this week's edition, a roster of bands you might not know, but should...