PJ Harvey showcased a selection of songs from her album Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea, along with some of her best known numbers, at the Benicassim Festival, Spain, in August 2001.
As a committed modern troubadour, Tom Waits has always used a lot of locations in his songwriting, but I wasn’t aware of just how many until I saw this map that some brilliant, wonderful person has painstakingly curated.
Recently I was researching something on the Rolling Stone DVD-ROM set (which I highly recommend: you can get it...
A few months ago DM brought you the expensive service guys could hire to fool their loved ones into thinking that they are involved in a relationship.
Can you spot the Putin??? What with Pussy Riot, the Sochi Olympics, and the unrest in Crimea, Russia’s officially in the collective consciousness of Americans again, even the ones who get their news from Gawker.
This happened: while the pioneering band R.E.M.
If, like me, you have sold or lost a favorite book and, no matter how hard you try, cannot find a replacement volume in some second-hand bookshop, dime rack, or yard sale, then you will probably be delighted to hear about Valancourt Books, which...
Last month it was discovered that a total of 305 copies of the Japanese translation of
It was love at first sight, George later said of his first meeting with Gilbert at Saint Martin’s Art School in 1967.
For the first time in 40 years, scientists have carried out controlled medical experiments on the hallucinogenic drug LSD, and the results have been surprisingly positive.
I love everything about this video. The crude beats, the graffiti visual style, the simple instructional raps….
Of all the Venn diagrams in the world, I suspect I can forgo the one showing Hello Kitty/Playboy demographic overlap.
For decades now, Jeff Goldblum has been one of our most interesting leading men—wait a minute, leading man?
Alan Rudolph’s career is a bit of a puzzlement. Once a protégé of Robert Altman, Rudolph in his own movies seldom managed to master Altman’s art of turning a seemingly chaotic melange of overlapping dialogue into a pleasing whole.
Gregg Foreman’s radio program, The Pharmacy, is a music / talk show playing heavy soul, raw funk, 60′s psych, girl groups, Krautrock.
This took a little digging. Echo & the Bunnymen
Iva Toguri D’Aquino The Tokyo Rose is one of the more ingenious and chilling bits of psychological warfare in human history.
Punk history on the installment plan…part one The Buzzcocks had to be quick because they didn’t know how long they would last.
Among the surreal imagery, Lewis Carroll references, and fanciful wordplay in The Beatles’ “I Am the Walrus” is the mention of the Eggman.
I live in Los Angeles and believe me when I tell you that I had not heard a single peep about that new Jesus movie—Mark Burnett and Roma Downey’s Son of God—because, well, they don’t really market religious films here.