Category Archives: Music

Music For Maniacs

Patrick Wensink explores how the obscure, scuzzy garage rockers, Coachwhips, became the perfect band for George W. Bush’s 2003 Continue reading

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The 50 Most Drug-Addled Albums in Music History

Rampant Madness, Cheap Powder, and the Whiskey River: the fifty most dope-addled albums in music history. Continue reading

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Goodbye, Cleveland

A life in rock need not be entirely about driving motorcycles through hotel lobbies and snorting cocaine off hookers’ breasts, writes Art Edwards. Continue reading

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Kanye West’s Confederate Flag Swag, and the New Slaves

Ever the provocateur, Kanye West is an audacious musician and public figure. Christian N. Kerr ruminates on one of the hip-hops artist’s most recent controversies — his appropriation of the Confederate Flag as fashion statement — and how his audience might be the new slaves of consumerism. Continue reading

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Love, Peace & Sooooul… Train!
A Conversation with Ericka Danois on the Hippest Show in Television History

“I think (Don Cornelius) became trapped by the persona he created. When I met him in real life, he was brash, irreverent—sometimes in an awkward way rather than clever or witty. He seemed bitter. But he was still styling with the full leather outfit and alligator shoes.”-Ericka Danois Continue reading

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Book. Band. Beverage.

What are the thirty things that need to be paired together, in one master curatorial stroke, in order for you to survive 2014? Continue reading

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Rock and Roll Coffee: An Interview with Megadeth’s David Ellefson

“Dave Mustaine and I are the only two guys, maybe next to Joey Kramer and Steven Tyler, who wrote books and who are still in the same band together.” -Megadeth bassist David Ellefson on the release of his autobiography, “My Life With Deth” Continue reading

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