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What We Loved At Winter Rockfest

Written by on 18 May 2016

Like any music, jazz has its revolutions; its sudden incidents in infrastructure; its disruptive presences of unprecedented sound. Mostly it’s slower than that, though, with years and generations of accretions before it seems to call for new vocabulary. That’s one way to look at Winter Rockfest, whose latest incarnation occupied a dozen or so venues […]

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The State Of D.C. Hardcore

Written by on 18 May 2016

At 9 p.m. on a Friday in February, Watson was standing outside of La Casa, a micro-church and community center — whose main chapel is the size of your parents’ spacious living room — nestled next to a tienda in Washington, D.C.’s Mount Pleasant neighborhood. Inside, a hardcore punk band called Unknown Threat had just […]

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Practice in Public Makes Perfect

Written by on 18 May 2016

Price, 57, has played music nearly her whole life, starting with piano when she was five years old. But in the fall of 2009, the guitar was still something of mystery to her. She had been playing for only a couple of months and was struggling a bit with the new challenges. Yet, instead of […]

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Sounds of Superior Productivity

Written by on 18 May 2016

What is that secret age-old productivity tool? Music. Yep. The right music can help you stay focused and more productive. Here’s how: Music Helps Boost Productivity on Repetitive Tasks Research has shown that when presented with repetitive tasks, music can help make those tasks more enjoyable and boost productivity. In this study, for instance, assembly […]

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  • The Subways Tour Diary: Days 6-10
  • The Subways Tour Diary: Days 6-10
  • The Subways Tour Diary: Days 6-10
  • The Subways Tour Diary: Days 6-10
  • The Subways Tour Diary: Days 6-10
  • The Subways Tour Diary: Days 6-10
  • The Subways Tour Diary: Days 6-10
  • The Subways Tour Diary: Days 6-10
  • The Subways Tour Diary: Days 6-10
  • The Subways Tour Diary: Days 6-10
  • The Subways Tour Diary: Days 6-10
  • The Subways Tour Diary: Days 6-10

The Subways Tour Diary: Days 6-10

Written by on 18 May 2016

The Subways were kind enough to chronicle their North American tour for us, and we’ll be running their tour diary in several installments this week. Billy Lunn will be our guide, and as he writes, “Because so much usually ends up happening on our tours, we thought that this time round, whilst we’re on our […]

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E-tropolis line-up complete

Written by on 18 May 2016

The line-up for the industrial, EBM and synthpop festival E-tropolis in Turbinenhalle in Oberhausen, Ruhr, on March 28 is complete. Grendel, Vomito Negro (pic) and Ambassador 21 join Laibach, VNV Nation, De/Vision, Leaether Strip, Solar Fake to name but a few. Festival tickets are on sale. For the most part, though, people just happening to […]

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