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


2013: Appropriating a 2013

(Nu.wav) hallucinations of an irretrievable past


Kathleen Hanna

“If she says she’s a feminist, then who I am to stop her? I’m not the feminist police.”


Bill Kouligas (PAN)

“It’s not a competition, it’s not a race. It’s a personal interest I’m working with here.”


Matana Roberts

“There are some things I just can’t tell you about, honey.”


Bill Baird

“If you go super-local, and you’re just all about your local scene… I’ve seen that as a way to prop up mediocrity.”


Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013

You all are taunting me with your functional sticks.


Amen Dunes

“Even when I was just singing cover songs I remember it being almost inappropriately intimate and personal.”


Imbogodom

“There was always that feeling that maybe this is the last time we can do this special thing that few other people get to do.”


In Appreciation of MIDI

How a 30-year-old electronic communication remains on the bleeding edge of music technology


Tree

“I just want to make stuff until I die, and I want to have as many people help me do it as possible.”


Carey Mercer (Frog Eyes)

“I think there is an emotional intensity to ‘keeping it together’ that rivals the oh-man-I’m-losing-it wild person style of yesteryear, too.”