IT’S JACK WHITE DAY: NEW JACK WHITE RECORD ANNOUNCED

Because you know I am the ULTIMATE JACK WHITE FANGIRL, I’d like to take this brief special moment to tell you about the NEW JACK WHITE RECORD. Third Man Records is releasing his… Continue reading

Salad Days Are Here: Mac DeMarco Gets It Right A Third Time

The first time I saw Mac DeMarco I was on a heavy dose of cold medicine and I ended up sweating out my fever. There were 19 other people there and at one… Continue reading

St. Vincent Had Me At “I Took You Off Your Leash”. I’m Obsessed With Annie Clark.

Annie Clark’s new record is sticky. It sticks in my brain. I’ve been humming its strange horn hooks and angelic choruses to myself for days. “People put the TV on/it looks just like… Continue reading

The Wave Of The Future: Music Writing Can Be Anything You Want It To Be/I Love Kendrick Lamar Now

Last year, when I was really into making lists, writing and avoiding my job, I made an “Overrated Albums of 2012″ list. (You can read it here.) I also spent a lot of time, during… Continue reading

Another Blog Falls Victim To The Hype Machine: I Made A Year End List

The last thing I wrote here was a letter to the Music Internet. I wanted to turn it off. But who am I kidding? I couldn’t look away. It’s easy to preach Don’t… Continue reading

I’m All Out Of Love With The Music Internet

Dear Music Internet, I’ve spent a lot of time over the last few years devoted to you. I became involved with Music Twitter and my obsession over releases, news cycles, album reviews and… Continue reading

I’ve Been Listening To Reflektor, Dancing Alone In My Bedroom For Days: Love Is Plastic, Break It To Bits

Indie rock no longer wears a disguise. We see Win Butler behind his stripe of black. We see the band he fronts, Arcade Fire, win the Grammy for Album Of The Year. We see him and his… Continue reading

What Have You Been Listening To Lately? Fuzz, Archy and Danny

Earlier today I got in a scuffle on twitter with the editor/founder of Stereogum. It reminded me to be happy that I’m not “writing about music” anymore. Since school started (and since I’ve… Continue reading

I Reviewed Dr. Dog For A Website That Isn’t My Own And It Was Weird

[Reader's note: remember when I said I was going to review B-Room for a website? Well, this is how that turned out.] For their seventh studio album, B-Room, Dr. Dog built a whole… Continue reading

My Love For Dr. Dog Is A Massive, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Easy Beat Or Go Home

I remember my very first interaction with Dr. Dog. I was a freshman in college and learning my way around our campus radio station. On the overly-heavy studio door was a bunch of… Continue reading