Twenty years? Really? For the love of Kurt’s cardigan, am I getting old.
It’s an odd phenomenon: The more popular a band gets the less popular that band seems to be, like some kind of collective amnesia befell the people who bought their 100 million […]
KISS’s sixth LP was the beginning of the end for the world’s biggest band. This was the last studio album recorded entirely by the original lineup, and the first featuring an Ace […]
Frequent Why It Matters contributor Anne-Marie Schiefer has a great piece up over on Grimy Goods about Cold War Kids. Go check it out.
All I wanted was shoes, not wearable traffic cones. — When it comes to buying clothes I couldn’t be more predictably male. I own five of the same shirt, for example, because […]
There aren’t a whole lot of essential compilation albums, but Lenny Kaye’s original Nuggets certainly qualifies. You can read my love letter to a two record set here.
The first day at any job is both exhilarating and stressful, even without almost killing Pee-Wee Herman. Who are the good guys? Who are the bad guys? What are the alliances, and […]
At least once a week I visit a record store. I love them, and I always have. If I could chuck it all and make a living running a record store I […]
Tales From the Crypt’s sound stage and production office was located above a Rolls-Royce garage.
Here we have a piece of pure American punk goodness.