Plaid

“We tend to look at the new things coming, play with them, try to learn them, and evolve with the technology.”


Jónó Mí Ló

“That’s the idea; it’s to take on other dynamics of this characterized role and bring more depth to it.”


Pitchfork Music Festival 2014

“I leaned against a tree with my slice of pizza and cup of beer, all-American and already dizzy.”


Favorite 15 Films of 2014 (So Far)

From murder to full frontal to bear traps


Art Fetish: June 2014

The month in cover art, from Mastodon to Mogorosi


Gene the Southern Child & Parallel Thought

“Nothing is better than getting the raw and the real all at the same time.”


Matt Muir and Blake DeLong (director and star of "Thank You A Lot")

“And then it was a long, twisted adventure from there.”


2014: Second Quarter Favorites

Our 20 favorite releases from the second quarter of the year


M. Geddes Gengras

“It’s really people just interacting with time and treating it differently.”


Olhar de Cinema: Curitiba Int'l Film Festival 2014

The world depicted is barren, dirty, and devoid of life or hope; every single human interaction emanates a continuous tension and potential for violence.


Mimicking Me Is A Fucking Bore

What makes Lana Del Rey more unbelievable than any of us?


Thug Entrancer

“I don’t like what it takes to be a musician in this day and age.”


Nmesh

“The lines are all blurred these days anyway.”


The Fresh & Onlys

“I began to feel like, the music’s going to be gone — I don’t really care — but she’s always going to be there, so that’s where I’m at.”


"Fuck you, male misogynistic bloggers"

How Lily Allen is challenging sexism and misogyny with Sheezus


Perfect Pussy

“All you have to do is look around, and you can find other marginalized people working actively in the arts, and you can find people to have communion with. And that’s really important.”


Sasquatch! 2014

Tales From The Pit


Fennesz

“If I had a plan, it would be boring, but I don’t have a plan. I just see where it goes. I see where it leads me.”


Maryland Film Festival 2014

What if I told you there was a movie in which noise music saves the world??


Disavowing Jacko and Pixies

Why the idealizations of our favorite artists must be protected against these artists themselves