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Hauntology and Psychogeography Inspire New Album From Drew Mulholland of Mount Vernon Arts Lab Fame

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 10.31.2014 | Arts
Helen I. Hwang

Timing is everything and it's probably no coincidence that we scheduled our interview right before Halloween, which has its centuries-old roots in Gaelic and Celtic regions, like Scotland where we meet.

The End of the '60s? Where Do I Begin...

Michael Sigman | Posted 10.01.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

It was winter, 1971, my last semester as a philosophy major at Bucknell University. Studying Plato, Kant, Sartre and company had been invaluable for its own sake; that it had taught me to think critically and act decisively was a bonus.

HUGE Honor For Sex Pistols Frontman

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2013 | Entertainment

July 18 (Reuters) - Johnny Rotten may not like it but he is starting to become Johnny Icon. The 57-year-old former frontman of the ana...

Sex Pistols Ushered In Punk Era 37 Years Ago Today

Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment

It could be said that June 4, 1976, was the day the punk era began, all thanks to an intimate gig put on by The Sex Pistols. The nascent band took...

From Ike & Tina Turner, John Lennon and Led Zeppelin to The Clash, The Sex Pistols and Green Day: A Conversation with Bob Gruen

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.22.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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The Essential Music -- and Art -- of The Golden Age of Vinyl

Michael Sigman | Posted 02.06.2013 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

Five years after the "Golden Age of Vinyl" came to a close, the MTV invasion established the dominance of the music video. A few years later came CDs, with their tiny art and microscopic liner notes. The generation of great art representing great music was over.

Lunch (and Several Drinks) With Shane MacGowan

Christina Patterson | Posted 01.25.2013 | Books
Christina Patterson

I don't know if Shane MacGowan, the rock star who became very, very famous 30 years ago for taking traditional Irish music and giving it a wild, punk twist, is a "genius," but he has produced some bloody good work.

Chatting With Bad Books' Kevin Devine, and Lord Huron's Ben Schneider, Plus New Unknown Component Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.22.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"We were part of the anger of the culture. ... When you look at the Occupy movement and a lot of the anger that's out there now, I think our music still holds. I wouldn't doubt if you found some of them listening to our old LPs." -- John Lydon

The Music Behind The Olympic Opening Ceremony

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 07.27.2012 | Entertainment

When it comes to Danny Boyle's Olympic Opening Ceremony, there are many things that we can look forward to: live animals, a sing-a-long led by Paul Mc...

Sex Pistols Vinyl Single Sells For Big Bucks

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 06.11.2012 | Entertainment

A rare Sex Pistols 7-inch vinyl single sold for just under $20,000 at auction over the weekend, reports Whatsellsbest.com. The 35-year-old vinyl r...

Yellowcard's Audio Exclusive, Chatting With Pegi Young, Van Hunt and Tommy Keene, Plus PopMarket and Girl Talk's Halloween Playlist

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.30.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

With Yellowcard's release of the acoustic version of their critically-acclaimed album When You're Through Thinking, Say Yes last week, it only proved that Yellowcard is indeed back.

Sweetheart Of The Sun & Modern Art: Chatting With The Bangles' Susanna Hoffs and Matthew Sweet

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I think the culture today is very, very different from what it was in the '60s, and I feel lucky that I grew up at a time when I had these very strong female role models. They were strong women, but their power was very much connected to their creativity and their voice."

The Blackbird Diaries: Chatting with Dave Stewart, Plus Nightmare and the Cat's Sam & Django Stewart

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.21.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Heady Nuggs, Gummyskulls and a Box O' Dylan: Conversations With The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne, Plus Jon Polk

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.14.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Wayne: Sometimes, people think, "Wayne, that's such a quirky song," but I don't think it is. To me, if you were around me, you would think, "Oh yeah, you guys are sort of like that."

I Piss Off Johnny Rotten!

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

One night, to my mild shock, Johnny called me at home, announcing, "Hey, Binky, it's JT Asparagus. ('Who?!') It's me, Johnny! Me and Jerry want to know if you'd like to come down and jam with us."

Augustana & Beyond: A Conversation with Counting Crows' Adam Duritz

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The last time the Counting Crows Traveling Circus & Medicine Show toured, lead singer Adam Duritz says he "was taking steroids so heavily to keep my voice together that I almost lost a leg."

STREAMING LIVE NOW: Celebrate SPIN Magazine's 25th Birthday Tonight With The Spiritualized

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

SPIN Magazine, born in 1985 to Bob Guccione Jr. as an alternative to Rolling Stone, is celebrating their quarter century with five nights of concerts ...

STREAMING LIVE NOW: SPIN Magazine Concerts Celebrate 25 Years. Tonight: The National

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

SPIN Magazine, born in 1985 to Bob Guccione Jr. as an alternative to Rolling Stone, is celebrating their quarter century with five nights of concerts ...

STREAMING LIVE NOW: SPIN Magazine Concerts Celebrate 25 Years. Tonight: The Black Keys

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

SPIN Magazine, born in 1985 to Bob Guccione Jr. as an alternative to Rolling Stone, is celebrating their quarter century with five nights of concerts ...

STREAMING LIVE NOW: SPIN Magazine Celebrates 25 Years With 5 Concerts, In New York And On Your Computer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

SPIN Magazine, born in 1985 to Bob Guccione Jr. as an alternative to Rolling Stone, is celebrating their quarter century with five nights of concerts ...

Confession: I Was Among the Last Journalists to Interview Malcolm McLaren

Andy Pemberton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Pemberton

The way Malcolm talked, the emphasis he placed on ideas, his joy in spectacle, the relish with which he provoked society, was fraught with difficulty. But he was never boring. And how many people can you say that about?

This Blog Post Is Even Weirder Than Michael Jackson

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

The general public doesn't mourn the deaths of less-famous people who might have continued to also do great things if they hadn't left us before their time.