“I think the important thing is to ground all our work all the time as activists in the real world and real life.”

Goodbye, 285 Kent Ave

Our thoughts on the NY venue’s final shows

Alex Gray (D/P/I, Deep Magic, Sun Araw Band)

“It’s more-or-less joking with the listener at that point, giving them a ‘control,’ so I can test their patience with other sounds.”

Lucrecia Dalt

“I like this method very much; it’s very dysfunctional.”

Stefan Jaworzyn

“When I used to read what musicians actually ‘think,’ it regularly put me off listening to them.”

Royal Trux

“I really liked it. I think I liked it more than I remembered I liked it.”

Zahava Seewald

“I think language is very important because when you speak, you enter into a different world, and this influences everything that happens around you.”

James Jackson Toth (Wooden Wand)

“For better or worse, there is no Wooden Wand sound.”

2013: Chocolate Grinder Mix: Artists

Some of our favorite artists of 2013 compile a fantastic year-end mix

2013: Year-End Comic

Comicjams for Dummies

2013: Favorite 30 Album Covers of 2013

Stop reading about music and start listening to some covers

2013: Chocolate Grinder Mix: Writers

30 of our favorite songs in an Exquisite Corpse mix

2013: Jacking All Trades

True stories of multitasking musicians

2013: Delirious Bombast

Art house flirtations with gut-level cinema

2013: On Being Offended

12 reasons to help you realize why you should be offended (with photo gallery)

2013: Noise and People

Exploring the role of gender on the fringes of experimental composition



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