“I want it to feel like you’re 15, jumping up and down on your bed with your friends.”

Jeremy Enigk

“I’m starting to sing about subjects rather than being completely and totally internalized.”

Festival: Fun Fun Fun Fest 2008

[Waterloo Park; Austin, TX]

Heather Leigh Murray

“I’d like to think that I’m doing rock music in a new way.”

Kochitola Haguretic MCs

Fun, funky, and loose electro-rap born in the parks of Shinjuku.


“Maybe it’s just survival of the fittest and who’s got the biggest gun or something like that.”

Christian Fennesz

“I totally love to work with things that can go wrong or go random.”

2008: Tiny Mix Tapes Favorite Albums of 2008

25 Albums that Defined 2008 for TMT

2008: Eureka! Albums of 2008

The Well-Tuned Music Critic

2008: Top 25 Album Covers of 2008

Amneziak returns for this year’s top 25 album covers

2008: Tiny Mix Tape 2008

Individual songs stuck on repeat

2008: The War on Copyright™

How the PRO-IP Act, ACTA, and President-elect Obama will shape how we get and ultimately how we listen to our music

2008: Ashes to Ashes

“Only self-bias makes possible the delusion that we are living in a decentered world of personal tastes.”

2008: Brand New Low?

TMT Takes a Light-Hearted Look at the Current State of Music Branding

2008: The Year I Fell Out of the Loop

“I’m beginning to think one’s lifespan within underground music is similar to dog years.”

2008: The Epic Log

“The staunch reviewer knows about an MP3 player that’s much cooler than what you have, and he’ll probably be able to tell you why in 500 words or less.”