Pick Your Poison

Two Valentine’s Day mix tapes for one special reader

Criticism on Criticism

A response to Coke Machine Glow’s article on music criticism

Making it Minimal

Are you tranquilized?

Chad VanGaalen

Your Skin Freezes in Less than a Second

Saturday Looks Good to Me

Beat on the Brat with a Baseball Bat

The Secret Machines

Smoke Signals and Tiny Ninja Stars

Single Frame

Kicking the Nasal Spray

Songs: Ohia

Up all Night with Songs: Ohia

Sonic Youth

In Smaller Steps, In Smaller Pieces

Sunburned Hand of the Man

Caught in the Crosshairs


Total Trash


Can I come over and use your Wurlitzer?

Tree Wave

Atari 2600, a TI-994a, and an OPL3 FM chip

Gred Dulli (The Twilight Singers)

Fear and Loathing in Los Angeles


Cheap Vinyl & Mexican Food

The Unicorns

Urban Legends of the Uniporn

John Vanderslice

The Hardest Working Man in Indie Rock

Weasel Walter

Musical Masturbation with Shit on the Wall