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When you name your band Fuck Buttons and specialize in a style of music that has been described as “noisegaze” and “brutish electronica”, you don’t do so with the goal of having...
You could say Orijit Sen thinks small, but on a massive scale. When the Virasat-e-Khalsa museum in Punjab, India, commissioned a mural from the New Delhi–based artist, he...
When Chelsea Wolfe signed on to tour as the opening act for alt-nation veterans Eels, she probably didn’t know that she was getting a ringside seat for the comeback of a onetime...
If there’s one word that characterizes Lily and Madeleine Jurkiewicz, it’s ingenuous. It’s not that the Indianapolis-based sisters, who perform as Lily & Madeleine, are naive...
Veteran jazz vocalist "Little" Jimmy Scott has died at his home in Las Vegas. He was 88. The cause of his death has not been released. James Victor Scott was born in Cleveland,...
When it’s suggested that the music of his band, Spirit Animal, doesn’t fit neatly into any current rock ’n’ roll trends, Steve Cooper doesn’t deny it. Reached somewhere on the...
Oh, sure, you could just hang around Vancouver all summer and have a great time. Who would blame you? After all, we’re pretty damn blessed here, what with the beaches and the...
Confession time: I'm a bit of a Star Wars nerd. I say "a bit" because I'm not enough of a nerd to have extensive knowledge of the Expanded Universe, I don't really care who shot...
Hayley Mary has a reputation to live up to, and she doesn’t disappoint when the Straight connects with her via telephone. The Australian singer, frontwoman for Sydney indie-pop...
Like many a young man in love, Joseph Mount followed his heart—and his girlfriend—to Paris. The Devon-born musician has since settled into life in the City of Light, raising his...

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