Holy High Day

Your 4/20 concert guide.

Music Stories What is 4/20, anyway? Theoretically, it’s unofficial National Marijuana Appreciation Day,... More

Apr 16, 2014 12:01 am by MATTHEW SINGER

The Top Five Greatest Stories Slick Rick Ever Told

by Risky Star

Top 5 “A Teenage Love” A story of adolescent love and the insecurities of young men... More

Apr 16, 2014 12:01 am by WW MUSIC STAFF

Introducing...: Phone Call

Music Stories Who: Bailey Winters (vocals, drums, bass, production), Johnny Zeigler (keyboards,... More

Apr 16, 2014 12:01 am by GRACE STAINBACK

Hurray for the Riff Raff: Saturday, April 19

Alynda Lee Segarra may have settled down, but her music hasn’t.

Music Stories [FOLK] Alynda Lee Segarra admits she’s gotten soft. Once a teenage vagabond,... More

Apr 16, 2014 12:01 am by KAITIE TODD

Album Review: Sleep

Oregon Failure (Oldominion)

Album Reviews [PO-HOP] On the first verse of “Rap Rehab,” a playfully introspective... More

Apr 16, 2014 12:01 am by REED JACKSON
 
 

Holy High Day

Your 4/20 concert guide.

Music Stories What is 4/20, anyway? Theoretically, it’s unofficial National Marijuana Appreciation Day, but that implies those who observe it don’t appreciate the shrubbery of the gods every other day of th ... More

Apr 16, 2014 12:01 am by MATTHEW SINGER

Introducing...: Phone Call

Music Stories Who: Bailey Winters (vocals, drums, bass, production), Johnny Zeigler (keyboards, drums, bass, production). Sounds like: The disco love child of R. Kelly and Flight of the Conchords.   For fans ... More

Apr 16, 2014 12:01 am by GRACE STAINBACK

The Top Five Greatest Stories Slick Rick Ever Told

by Risky Star

Top 5 “A Teenage Love” A story of adolescent love and the insecurities of young men and women. This song brings me back to childhood and the electric energy my neighborhood had at the time in the �� ... More

Apr 16, 2014 12:01 am by WW MUSIC STAFF

Hurray for the Riff Raff: Saturday, April 19

Alynda Lee Segarra may have settled down, but her music hasn’t.

Music Stories [FOLK] Alynda Lee Segarra admits she’s gotten soft. Once a teenage vagabond, who left home before she was old enough to vote and spent time hopping freight trains and hitchhiking around the co ... More

Apr 16, 2014 12:01 am by KAITIE TODD

Album Review: Sleep

Oregon Failure (Oldominion)

Album Reviews [PO-HOP] On the first verse of “Rap Rehab,” a playfully introspective track on Oregon Failure, the newest album from Portland MC Sleep, the 37-year-old poses a question that most rappers undou ... More

Apr 16, 2014 12:01 am by REED JACKSON

Album Review: Illmaculate

Clay Pigeons (Sandpeople Music)

Album Reviews [ANXIOUS RAP] “It must have been a mix-up,” Illmaculate says three minutes into Clay Pigeons, after pummeling the listener with relentless bars dumped over a piano-led Lou Reed sample. “I th ... More

Apr 9, 2014 12:01 am by CASEY JARMAN

Album Review: Shook Twins

What We Do (Curlypinky)

Album Reviews [INDIE FOLK] Shook Twins’ latest release, What We Do, doesn’t capture the hazy pleasantness between wakefulness and sleep so much as the emotional instability of the dream. It rises and falls ... More

Apr 9, 2014 12:01 am by KAITIE TODD

Dance Yourself Meme

Future Islands just want to move you.

Music Stories On a Monday night in early March, everything changed for Future Islands. The Baltimore synth-pop trio was in New York to make its national television debut on the Late Show With David Letterman, p ... More

Apr 2, 2014 12:01 am by MICHAEL MANNHEIMER

Introducing…: A Happy Death

Music Stories Who: Ryan Joseph Lella (vocals, guitar), Mathieu Lewis Rolland (drums), Jaclyn Hardin (organ) and Michael McInerney (bass). Sounds like: A beach party hosted by surfers with a studded-leather jewelry ... More

Apr 2, 2014 12:01 am by ANDREW STEINBEISER

Album Review: Golden Retriever

Seer (Thrill Jockey)

Album Reviews [PLATINUM IMPROV] It’s not whether these sounds are fitted together right, it’s just that they’re fitted together. Golden Retriever, comprising locals Jonathan Sielaff on bass clarinet and M ... More

Apr 2, 2014 12:01 am by DAVE CANTOR
 

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