Circuit des Yeux

“I make music 100% for me for, like, stark reasons.”


2011: Favorite 50 Albums of 2011

50 albums that defined our 2011


2011: Favorite 25 Films of 2011

25 films that defined our 2011


2011: Chocolate Grinder Mix 2011

Our favorite songs of the year in mix tape form


2011: Favorite 25 Album Covers of 2011

Sci-fi sheen and the L.A. airbrush thing


2011: Jane Child's Nose Chain

“I am predisposed to vote for the underdog, and it all started with Jane Child.”


2011: Dispatches from the Pop Museum

The Future Is Not What It Used to Be


C. Spencer Yeh

“Maybe BxC is just a big chile rellenos stuffed with meat and random crap, and 1975 is just a big carton of hardboiled eggs.”


The What 03

On “The Battle of the Sexes” in Hip-Hop


AFI Fest 2011

“Outside, the sun is shining. Remember that.”


Jeffrey Lewis

“There’s still some paint-peeler guitar solos and no shortage of glorious mistakes.”


Culture Collide 2011

Did I mention they have a shaman?


Thee Oh Sees

“With all the recent music, I think kids are turning against what is popular and going back to all of its most basic forms.”


Matthewdavid

“If I could do it again, I’d be sipping Dom P. watching Ghandi till I’m charged.”


Fun Fun Fun Fest 2011

“A guiltier pleasure than Foreigner 7-inches and a ‘Leader of the Band’ 45 (both of which I hold dear), to be sure.”


A Winged Victory for the Sullen

“We let go of our egos and found a way to trust each other.”


Moogfest 2011

OMG! Just met Brian Eno!!! #diehappynow


TMT Cerberus 26

VFW vs. American Legion in a Steel Cage