Posts Tagged ‘Rolling Stone’

April 20th, 2010 - 2:02 am § in True/Slant

Music and the Media, Part 2: A Rolling Stone gathers no mass

On Monday, Rolling Stone debuted it’s online subscription model, as well as a much-needed website facelift. Unfortunately, it may be too little, too late. In the years Rolling Stone wasted their web-space, with nothing to show but a handful of articles hosted on a domain, music blogs and site[...]

March 22nd, 2010 - 1:10 am § in True/Slant

Dear MGMT: 'Congratulations' for what exactly?

MGMT’s new album, Congratulations, leaked online. So the band cleverly began to stream the new record on their site. In an even smarter move, the group punctuated the appearance of the album’s music with this simple statement: Hey everybody, the album leaked, and we wanted you to be able[...]

March 7th, 2010 - 2:03 am § in True/Slant

R.I.P. Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse

Rolling Stone brought sad news Saturday night concerning singer-songwriter Mark Linkous, aka Sparklehorse: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mark Linkous has committed suicide, his publicist confirms to Rolling Stone. Those unfamiliar with Sparklehorse’s dream-like pop may look no [...]

January 1st, 2010 - 2:30 pm § in True/Slant

Soundgarden Reunites

Happy 2010! It’s time to start off the new year with something new… Or, in this case, something old turned new. Rolling Stone has the details on the Soundgarden reunion: Soundgarden fans woke up to incredible news this New Year’s morning: the band, which split in 1997, is officially re[...]

October 17th, 2009 - 9:00 pm § in True/Slant

Overlooked in the Aughts: Parts & Labor – Mapmaker

Overlooked in the Aughts is an ongoing feature focusing on some of the best albums from the 2000s that haven’t quite received the attention they deserved. Today’s post: Parts & Labor’s Mapmaker. Back in June, music writer Christopher R. Weingarten extolled the pains that have befallen m[...]

August 6th, 2009 - 12:00 am § in Perfect Lines

Juice Sux

I did a little write up for The Boston Phoenix this week on Jamba Juice’s blatant rip-off of Get Your War On. I’d always been a fan of David Rees and GYWO since I came across it in high school (back when I, yes, did in fact read, Rolling Stone… and yet, I knew there was something[...]

July 28th, 2009 - 5:31 pm § in Perfect Lines

Umm… What?

Rolling Stone, you take the cake: …so we can pretty much pin the entire state of emo at this point on Minor Threat. Why do I even bother? Do the folks at RS even know what music is anymore? They’re probably too busy catching up with The Beatles circa 1966 to even try to recognize what [[...]

December 30th, 2008 - 7:26 pm § in Perfect Lines

They Said It…

Roundup of various end of the year music lists...[...]

July 30th, 2008 - 2:39 am § in Perfect Lines

Nothing About Vonnegut

Sometimes life feels like a Kurt Vonnegut book, the way seemingly random events and lineages come together in unknown ways. It also helps when you checking out a heaping helping of Vonnegut novels from the library and his particular method of story-telling seeps into your life. Let me explain: Havin[...]

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