The Ronettes

  • Music

    October 10, 2013

    Katey Laurel

    Roaring Twenties Records

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Mike Diaz of MillionYoung talks about his background, "chillwave" and Replicants

    Laura GrayMike Diaz of Million Young​ "Chillwave" is a buzzword used to describe a sound built on brezzy melodies with songs heavy on electronics. Even a short list of artists that have fallen under this umbrella, including bands like Small Black and Washed Out, reveals more diversity in appr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Top Ten Americana Albums of 2008

    Over the next couple of weeks, Backbeat will feature some Top Ten lists from around the Village Voice Media chain. Click here for previous year-in-review coverage from Backbeat and VVM. Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2008

    Q&A With the Fluid's Rick Kulwicki

    Rick Kulwicki was half of the two-guitar attack that drove the Fluid, whose June 20 reunion takes place at the Bluebird Theater (click here and here for more information). He's also an entertaining conversationalist, and his alternately witty and incisive commentary lights up the hefty Q&A that foll ... More >>

  • Music

    January 25, 2007

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    Who will be inducted next? Gaze into our crystal ball.

  • Music

    December 15, 2005

    Yule's Tide

    Searching for gems in the flood of seasonal discs.

  • Music

    May 5, 2005

    The Raveonettes

    Pretty in Black (Columbia)

  • Calendar

    October 21, 2004
  • Music

    January 30, 2003

    Crooked Fingers

    Red Devil Dawn (Merge)

  • Music

    August 24, 2000

    X Marks the Spot

    Former SST producer Spot brings underground Celtic sounds into the light.

  • Calendar

    May 11, 1994