Two ways of dealing with pain on new albums by Xiu Xiu and Dirty Projectors.
52 Weeks of Jason Lescalleet, Week 6: “A Visit from Helios” (3/24/15).
52 Weeks of Jason Lescalleet, Week 5: “Un Peu De Neige Sans Raison” (7/7/11).
My favorite 10 Liz Phair songs.
The Dirty Projectors, Solange, and more.
52 Weeks of Jason Lescalleet, Week 4: “The Loop” (7/2012).
The lovely familiarity of Julie Byrne's Not Even Happiness.
52 Weeks of Jason Lescalleet, Week 3: “Stock Footage” (1/23/15).
And a new deluxe edition of the Ramones' debut... for some reason.
52 Weeks of Jason Lescalleet, Week 2: “Rejection” (8/26/16)
52 Weeks of Jason Lescalleet, Week 1: “Needles” (7/7/11)
He might’ve heard of four.
Dawn Richard's Redemption.
Nuance got lost in the woods this year.
Miranda Lambert’s made the best country album of 2016.
Mexrrissey vs. Katy Perry
Passions of a young pseud.
This pseud wants to make something clear.
But his music still sucks.
Drug use should be treated as a health and safety issue, not a criminal, moralist one.
A memoir excerpt from the lead singer of Smash Mouth.
Ester Kärkkäinen's new album, Vulgar, is out soon on No Rent Records. More on Soundcloud.