Of all the relics of noise-rock’s 90s golden age, Bay Area band Star Pimp might be the most unjustly forgotten.
Kurt Braunohler isn’t shy about taking a good joke to the streets (or to the sky).
Bikini Kill starts own label, starts reissuing its complete discography
Will Oldham debuts a new band in classic Will Oldham style.
From the “return” of Hole to the paradigm-busting hip-hop of Thee Satisfaction
What the shuttering of Touch and Go’s distribution operation means for some of the labels that have been a part of it
Maybe it’s okay that everyone missed the boat on the last Kill Rock Stars comp.
Is there something valuable about the way things sound when they sound like they’re going wrong? …. it’s a whole way of making music, not just challenging but gut-level exciting, and people can actually get good at it.