Quick: think of one of the best musical artists of our generation. Now, keep him in your mind and think of one of the funniest actors of our generation. Great. If you’re like me, there’s probably a pretty good chance the names of Alec Baldwin and Thom Yorke probably crossed your mind when you read [...]
In the spirit of this election, we here on WPGU’s Music Staff are each profiling the best bands of the past four years. Which is the best? That’s for you to decide. Let us know in the comments or on our facebook! Candidate 1: Jack White Jack White has just dominated the modern rock industry for the [...]
This list is all about the germ that comes before the album: demos. Demos serve as the artist’s way of hearing how the song they’ve been working on actually sounds. These earlier versions of a song can be radically different when they appear on an album. A lot of times they are recorded at the artist’s house, [...]
As the Olympics are in swing this week, it seemed appropriate to make a mixtape about the United Kingdom from the artists who originated there. The influence that England alone has had on the course of music in the past half century has been astounding, so rather than try to honor all of the amazing [...]
Coming up this Sunday is Father’s Day, so I put together a little mixtape for my father. However, the normal length playlist seemed insufficient, so I decided to make him a double LP, following in the footsteps of one of our mutual favorite albums, the Beatles’ white album. Each side has a different character to [...]
Day three was another great day at Bonnaroo Summer Music Festival. Highlights: Alice Cooper’s array of costumes, the Punch Brothers covering Beck, Red Hot Chili Peppers’ amazing set, Childish Gambino freestyle rapping when assailed by technical difficulties, and Temper Trap’s lively performance. Dawes [Sonic Stage, 1:30-2:00PM] Dawes has a devoted fan base; one that follows them [...]
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