Here’s a phrase I never expected to type: Calvin Harris released a video last night that is giving me… Read More
This week, the Foo Fighters release Sonic Highways, their eighth album, which doubles as a selective history lesson in their own particular brand of rock ‘n’ roll worship. It’s fitting, considering their leader Dave Grohl has become one of Baby Boomer guitar music’s most vigilant defenders (take our quiz on that very topic), in an era when breathless praise of Led Zeppelin seems about as original as yelling “Free Bird” at a rock show.
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Need a great book to read, album to listen to, or TV show to get hooked on? The Flavorwire team is here to help: in this weekly feature, our editorial staffers recommend the cultural object or experience they’ve enjoyed most in the past seven days. Click through for our picks, and tell us what you’ve been loving in the comments.
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Stevie Nicks released a new album this week, 24 Karat Gold — Songs from the Vault. This means that she has been making the press rounds, giving TMI interview after TMI interview. Out of context, her salacious quotes about the past can seem a little disconcerting — if you don’t understand that this is just how Stevie Nicks is. She has often volunteered personal information with little prompting, both in interviews and in her brilliant songs about drugs, men, and living some Santa Monica take on the bohemian life. Let’s delve in to some recent revelations from rock’s wisest fairy… Read More
The astrological…somethings must be doing…something, because, after ceaseless — and apt — comparisons between the Haim sisters and Stevie Nicks in… Read More
You could spend October geeking out over those massive Belle & Sebastian and Sleater-Kinney reissues, or you could check out some new jams. They’re not mutually exclusive activities — we actively encourage you to do both. But if you are in the market for new albums, there are a lot of great ones out this month. Weezer don’t fail miserably at getting back to their heyday. Flying Lotus blows our mind. Ex Hex make us want to throw a dance party and invite only too-cool punk kids. Kindness gives us another mix overflowing with warm… Read More
With a long weekend staring us down, there’s no time to waste inside on the Internet. Let’s get into this week’s picks.
QT — “Hey QT”
With the Song of the Summer debate finally fading in the rearview (it was a tie between Iggy and Ariana, right?), it’s time to look ahead to fall’s musical promise. Autumn always feels like a time to get weird, to invest in albums after a sunny singles-filled season.
This fall, we’re… Read More