By Neil Weeks The work of Lee “Scratch” Perry and his group The Upsetters are entering the archival ranks of San Francisco based label Superior Viaduct and their new imprint Antarctica Starts Here. Double Seven (Trojan, 1973) and Scratch The Upsetter Again (Upsetter, 1970) will hit record shelves over the next month, including liners by […]
Con Todo El Mundo Khruangbin Dead Oceans By John-Paul Shiver Khruangbin is a Texas-based power trio that uses dub, elements of surf music, and psychedelia to spread a contemporary version of instrumental global music. Thai-funk, middle eastern styled vamps or disco to go strut; all interwoven components in their global rhythmic assault. Call it ESG […]
A wizard paddles on a lonely sea, his flag proclaiming “I’m trying.” An ostrich hitchhikes in the desert, holding up a sign with her destination—”Bliss.” A walrus in an AC/DC shirt looks calmly at the viewer beneath a permanent refrain of, “I’m bored.”… Part art book, part comic book compilation, and a skeptical but loving […]
Kelly Cutrone/People’s Revolution pushed NYFW away from the staid and safe into edgier territory with its badass presentations for Francesca Liberatore and Namilia.
“Boy Howdy! The Story of CREEM Magazine” explores the seminal music magazine from its 1969 launch in Detroit to the untimely death of its publisher Barry Kramer in 1981. Unfiltered and unapologetic, CREEM remains America’s only true rock’n’roll magazine—long after publishing its final issue. Director Scott Crawford has a personal connection to CREEM. As a onetime […]
“I always say those are the songs that are the biggest, iconic hits, are the ones that really take you somewhere,” Ann Wilson said. “A little kid or young kid could just dissolve into them and become Major Tom. And for a young woman, you could still be Major Tom.” While David Bowie’s two dozen albums of […]
Venezuela 70: Cosmic Visions Of A Latin American Earth: Venezuelan Experimental Rock In The 70’s Soul Jazz Records By John-Paul Shiver There is a sense of freewheeling experimentation without the constraints of fitting musical ideas within a pop music narrative. That makes, Venezuela 70: Cosmic Visions of A Latin American Earth: Venezuelan Experimental Rock In The […]
The term “Netflix and Chill” was first coined by Twitter user @itsIsaaaaaaac on October 8, 2014. From there it began to spread on Twitter through GIFs and memes containing phrase. Netflix has largely accepted the phrase, using it in marketing materials and during social-media campaigns.
Why are the two companies spending billions to build offices that look lifted straight from the 1960s?
The 35-millimeter 1971 film is now 4K TV ready
Deep in the subterranean belly of the internet resides Internet K-Hole, an entrancing collection of personal photographs from the 1970s and 1980s.
Who Shot Rock and Roll? The photographers behind the scenes of rock history are currently being celebrated at the Annenberg Space for Photography (ASP) in Los Angeles. Created by the Brooklyn Museum with guest curator and author Gail Buckland, Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 To The Present, is the first major museum exhibit on rock and roll that highlights the integral role that photography plays in the history and making of rock icons.