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‘You Know Me’: Buzzcocks’ Pete Shelley Gave Punk A Heart

Enlarge this image Pete Shelley elevated confusion and uncoolness to an artform. Chris Gabrin/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Chris Gabrin/Redferns/Getty Images Pete Shelley was ...

Prices on Used Oppo Players Are Insane

Yesterday, I got an email from a beloved member of our editorial team asking me if I knew if Oppo Digital might have a secret ...

H. L. Mencken

“It is even harder for the average ape to believe that he has descended from man.” Quotes of the Day

Puro Introduces Noise-Cancelling, Volume-Limited Headphones for Kids

As Jerry said in his recent Wireless Over-Ear Headphone Buyer’s Guide, listening to personal audio at excessive loudness levels over any extended period of time ...

McIntosh Announces 70th Anniversary Limited Edition Commemorative System

Few companies in our industry can boast seventy birthdays, so it’s no surprise that McIntosh wants to celebrate such a momentous milestone. And it’s also ...

John Adams

“There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger ...

At 80, Saxophonist Charles Lloyd Finds Enlightenment in the Groove

“I’ve been drunk with music all my life,” Charles Lloyd muses, “and it’s been my spiritual path. And the times that I was knocked off ...

Clara’s Ghost Movie Review

Clara’s Ghost Review By Lora Grady Strife Spirit The Elliott clan has been in showbiz for a long time. Scion Bob Elliot was part of ...

A Century Later, An Illuminated Eulogy For A Jazz Pioneer

Enlarge this image A photograph of jazz pianist James Reese Europe projected above the musicians performing Jason Moran’s James Reese Europe and the Absence of ...

Asher Movie Review

Asher Review By David Kempler A Pretty Good Perl Is there an actor who appears on-screen more than Ron Perlman? He currently has 243 acting ...

Buzzcocks’ Pete Shelley Dies At 63

Enlarge this image Buzzcocks’ Pete Shelley performs at The Venue in London in 1979. David Corio/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption David Corio/Getty Images Pete ...

Vox Lux Movie Review

Vox Lux Review By Matthew Passantino Pop Scar Dear reader, I cannot tell a lie. “Vox Lux” is a bit of a tough sit and ...

Doe?Paoro On World Cafe

[embedded content] VuHaus “Cage Of Habits” “Guilty” “Second Door” “Fading Into Black” In the 1990 book ?Bound To Lead: The Changing Nature Of American Power,?economist ...

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Movie Review

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Review By Matthew Passantino Nth Time’s a Charm If you groaned at the thought of another “Spider-Man” movie, fear not because ...

Hozier On World Cafe

[embedded content] VuHaus “Nina Cried Power” “Take Me To Church” “Shrike” Hozier is an artist who can create musical moments big enough to galvanize every ...

Back Roads Movie Review

Back Roads Review By Jim Dooley Blunder Wheel Alex Pettyfer has pedaled his modeling career and leading man roles in such under-publicized movies as “The ...

San Francisco Symphony Names Esa-Pekka Salonen As Its Music Director

Enlarge this image The Finnish composer and conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen. Andrew Eccles /Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle caption Andrew Eccles /Courtesy of the ...

Wu-Tang Clan: Tiny Desk Concert

The Wu-Tang Clan gathered at the Tiny Desk to commemorate the 25 years since the release of the group’s landmark album Enter The Wu-Tang (36 ...

Dirty Projectors: Tiny Desk Concert

Sometimes the world turns obstacles into magic. When Dirty Projectors let us know they couldn’t make it to the band’s Tiny Desk performance until late ...

Steven Wright

“The first time I ever read the dictionary I thought it was a poem about everything.” Quotes of the Day

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