NXNE 2010

Toronto, ON

Jamie Lidell

“Over time, when I got my ego under control I was like, ‘Oh yeah, it’s about music.’”


“Next, while I’m still soloing, Prince closes his eyes and gives me this slow, deliberate nod.”

Primavera Sound 2010

[Parc Del Forum; Barcelona, Spain]

Bonnaroo 2010

“If a woman offers to suck your dick in a port-o-potty, do not put your penis anywhere near her mouth.”

The Fresh & Onlys

“Within the first five minutes of practicing, we knew this was the band.”

Josh Dibb (Deakin of Animal Collective)

“AC is definitely on a hiatus to some degree. But, in certain ways, we’re also, I feel, busier than we’ve felt in a long time.”

TMT Cerberus 14

Gimme That Ol’ Time Religion

Sasquatch! 2010: YEAH, MEH, BLEH

Gorge Amphitheatre; Quincy, WA

Child Bite

“The good Lord has not slapped me on the wrist yet.”


“People have always been fascinated with making watery-sounding music, I guess.”

Blank Realm

If you are listening to it, your tape isn’t broken.

TMT Cerberus 13

Where Have You Gone, Charlie Manson?

Wounded Lion

“I’m a painter so I’m always dealing with a rectangle, basically. Which is a crazy restriction, you know?”


No one has ever come in in the history of the band and said, “I’ve got a song!” That just never happens.

The Living Dead: Can I Interest You in Your Values?

Another rumination on the persistence of global capitalism

Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra

“There is only so much that the human heart can bear.”

Xiu Xiu

“If there was something we were interested in doing, we would not hesitate to do it if we thought it would freak people out or annoy people.”