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You'll Never Guess What You Use This Silverware For

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.29.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Tongs and serving spoons are about as exotic as our dinnerware service style can get. But it wasn't always so simplistic.

Using 'Science' To Differentiate Hipster And Bro Music

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 03.06.2014 | Entertainment

"Who are some artists that you listen to?" When this question is answered with the names of artists that the asker has never heard of, the other is...

Childish Gambino Is A Couch Potato Rapper

Nader Salass | Posted 09.25.2013 | Entertainment
Nader Salass

For such a versatile entertainer whose whole persona is dependent on his professed ambition and how he won't stop until we say that "James Franco is the white Donald Glover," Childish Gambino is surprisingly lazy.

Keith Phipps Talks The Dissolve on 'The Interview Show'

Mark Bazer | Posted 09.23.2013 | Entertainment
Mark Bazer

Keith Phipps, editorial director of The Dissolve, talks with "The Interview Show" host Mark Bazer about the just-launched film site from the folks beh...

This Machine Is Not Broken

Brian Holton Henderson | Posted 09.01.2013 | Entertainment
Brian Holton Henderson

Though it may pull from the same inspiration pool as Earth to the Dandy Warhols, This Machine lacks that sweeping, barely-reined implausibility.

R. Kelly Set For Pitchfork Festival

AP | Posted 02.01.2013 | Black Voices

CHICAGO -- R. Kelly, Bjork and Belle and Sebastian are among the musicians headlining this year's Pitchfork Music Festival. Festival organizers annou...

Jason Cherkis

Out Of Tune? Pandora Risks Big By Going After Artist Royalties

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Since Pandora launched its Internet radio service in 2007, it has grown from a startup facing near-bankruptcy to a leader of the digital...

LISTEN: Detroit's Tyvek Hits Pitchfork With New Single

Posted 11.14.2012 | Detroit

Tyvek is back. The Detroit five-piece band released their third album, "On Triple Beams," on Nov. 13. Pitchfork reviewed the band's new single, "W...

Preview The New Sonic Youth Live Album Recorded In Chicago, 1985

Posted 10.17.2012 | Chicago

Back in 1985, Smart Bar Chicago was barely three years old and Sonic Youth was in its infancy as a band. More than 27 years later, the band is finally...

A Musical Tribute To Arthur Russell

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 08.15.2012 | Arts

The prolific cellist, composer, singer, and musician Arthur Russell defied musical classification, and two decades after his death his music still res...

Jason Gilbert

PLAY: These Bizarre, Beautiful Computer Games Are Inspired By Indie Music

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 07.18.2012 | Technology

Think of your favorite song at the moment. Try to hear it in your head, or, if you've got access to it, play the song on your computer. Close your eye...

Jason Gilbert

Pitchfork Festival 2012 SUNDAY LIVE BLOG!

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 07.15.2012 | Home

CHICAGO -- It is Day Number Three of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, and the third and final day of this here Hipster Woodstock positively bu...

Jason Gilbert

The Spirit Of Punk Is Alive At Hipster Woodstock

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 07.15.2012 | Home

CHICAGO -- After half an hour of midday driving rain that sent concert-goers scrambling for cover under tents, and with the sun tentatively reappearin...

In Defense Of The Pitchfork Music Fest

Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.11.2012 | Chicago
Brandon Wetherbee

For the past seven years the Pitchfork Music Fest has been the centerpiece of my summer. For better or worse, I've headed to Union Park, usually with little to no idea who I was about to see.

A Must-See Indie Rockumentary

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 06.20.2012 | Home

For better or worse, Pitchfork has a reputation for celebrating obscurity in music. But its new documentary, "The Lonesome Crowded West," illuminates ...

A New Series Of Video Games, Based On Your Favorite Indie Songs

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 06.04.2012 | Home

With Bjork's "Biophilia" app recently turning heads, everyone's talking about how to combine cool new technology with cool new music. Or at least we'r...

Aaron Sankin

PHOTOS: The Most Hipster City In America Is...

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 03.28.2013 | San Francisco

When it comes to hipsters, everyone's got an opinion. As the comments to this article will almost undoubtedly make very clear, people either hate ...

Why We Should Make M83's "Midnight City" the #1 Song in America

Nico Lang | Posted 05.23.2012 | Chicago
Nico Lang

What we blog about on the Internet, what we think about culture and what we choose to listen to matter. We vote with our ears, and if we choose to listen to songs we deem to be masterpieces, that's what we will get back.

Pitchfork Festival Tickets Now On Sale

Posted 03.09.2012 | Chicago

Tickets to the 2012 edition of the Pitchfork Music Festival went on sale at noon Friday. Set to take over Chicago's Union Park July 13-15, the fest...

4 Ways Music Has Evolved Online

Posted 02.21.2012 | Home

We've been following PBS' great OffBook series since its studies of generative art and book illustrations. Today, we explore an issue close to our hea...

Do We Care About The Lyrics Anymore?

Lucas Kavner | Posted 01.28.2012 | Home
Lucas Kavner

Music, in general, might be missing its lyrical heroes. Who are our real poets in 2011? With Occupy Wall Street and the recession and the slipping middle class, it seems like the right time for a new icon to emerge. One that speaks more directly to us, without hiding.

Pitchfork Planning New York Festival

Posted 12.13.2011 | New York

Pitchfork is planning to take on the New York music scene with a CMJ-esque festival in February 2012. The online music publication has teamed up with ...

Pitchfork Releases Full Schedule: Sample The Best Of The Fest

Posted 08.22.2011 | Chicago

The Pitchfork Music Festival has filled out its lineup for the summer of 2011, and the schedule is looking pretty stacked. On top of headliners Ani...

Hipsters Rejoice: Pitchfork Announces Dates For 2011 Festival

Chicagoist | Jon Graef | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Pitchfork announced on its venerable, taste-making site the dates for the 2011 version of annual music festival: July 15-17 at the usual bat station, ...

Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson Plays To A Hardly Interested Knitting Factory, "I'm In A Weird Sort Of Stand Still"

Brian Walter and Jonah Sprung | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brian Walter and Jonah Sprung

Today's indie music scene is in many ways a dangerous place. What can from the outside seem like a utopian community of DIY artists and innovator fr...