Sebadoh started as a kind of solo recording project of Lou Barlow toward the end of his tenure with Dinosaur Jr. in the late '80s. Upon his departure from Dino in 1989, Barlow focused on his songwriting with Sebadoh, and his recording aesthetic became synonymous with "lo-fi" of the 1990s, alongside ... More >>
Chloe AftelAlela Diane (due tomorrow night at the Fillmore Auditorium with Fleet Foxes) was born in the small town of Nevada City, California, where she got a nudge from her friend Joanna Newsom to perform her solo material for the first time. After issuing her debut album, Forest Parade, in ... More >>
In a Q&A with GQ posted earlier this week, Steve Albini takes Sonic Youth to task for selling out when they signed to Geffen in 1990. He contends that when Sonic Youth entered the mainstream machine, it encouraged other bands to follow suit. It's kind of confusing logic if you think too lon ... More >>
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British Sea Power Do You Like Rock Music? Rough Trade 02:20-02:55 of “Waving Flags” Hmm, yes I do like rock music. I appreciate it when bands ask me questions. It makes me really feel like I’m involved in their creative project. It’s kind of like when an author tells me right away that I’ ... More >>
Ten bands that weren't singing Yankee Doodle Dandy in '06.
A roundup of six local imprints.
Be there or be square!
Joan of Arc, Dick Cheney, Mark Twain... (Polyvinyl)
Belle & Sebastian remains a word-of-mouth phenomenon.
The lads in British Sea Power whet U.S. indie-rock palates.
The Fiery Furnaces keep things in the family.
For national releases, 2003 wonked as much as it rocked.
Mazzy Star's Hope Sandoval warms up to a new project.
Lucinda Williams took years to complete her acclaimed new album -- and it was time well-spent.
WHY GUITARIST DAVID ROBACK WANTS YOU TO KNOW AS LITTLE AS POSSIBLE ABOUT MAZZY STAR.