One of the Great Veteran Rock Journalists Is Also a Poet
'People have shorter attention spans than they used to, so I think the atomization of information will probably continue, compressing word-spurts into shorter and shorter bursts.'
Ceremony Begin L.A. Residency With Third Guitarist John Reis!
Three days of L-shaped men and women.
Overdoses, Felonies and Jail: A Tale of Crom and Despise You
'I don’t even know how many songs we played before I fell and started taking my sh*t apart. I think I started taking the cymbals off the drums, too. It was a total sh*tshow. But I think we sold the most merch that night, so we must’ve done something right.'
Four Key Records That Influenced Single Mothers’ ‘Our Pleasure’
The pleasure is all ours.
The Complexity of Simplicity: Kayo Dot’s Toby Driver Goes Pop
Kayo Dot honcho Toby Driver forces himself out of his natural ways for 'Madonnawhore,' out now via the Flenser. Check out the video for 'Avignon.'
Ho99o9 Call Out ‘Huge Emos’ With ‘Rape Charges’ at Punk Fest
We spoke to the rap-punk duo about their new 'United States of Ho99o9,' getting kicked off of Warped Tour and figuring out how to stay abrasive.
Mary Timony Airs Out Helium’s Mystical ’90s Classics
'Helium never technically broke up ... so we’ll see what happens. Maybe in 10 years we’ll make a record.'
Four Key Records That Influenced Beach Fossils’ ‘Somersault’
'How does everybody not understand that [flute] is one of the sickest instruments of all time? I root for the flute.'