Lollapalooza 25 Streaming Schedule

Even if you’re not in Chicago this weekend for the 25th Birthday Bash of Perry Farrell’s genre/generation/sonic-era defining Alt-Rock Fest, that’s no excuse for your failure to Dance Yourself Clean with the rest of us festies as a remote reveler. Thanks to Red Bull TV, fans can tune in to livestreams of few choice set […]

Bowie Snags Four 2016 MTV VMA Nominations

David Bowie added four more posthumous award nominations to his tally today, this time for the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards. Bowie was recognized in four professional categories for two music videos. His video “Blackstar” was nominated for Best Art Direction, and “Lazarus” secured nods for Best Direction, Best Cinematography and Best Editing. If there […]


A playlist to aid you amid total mission failure and/or scrubbing your hands clean. Look, I don’t even like all the songs on this list, but that doesn’t exactly matter, my like or dislike of a song has nada to do with the song being apropos for your got-caught aftermath. So check it out – […]

Own Your Own Frances Bean Cobain Original Print

Frances Bean Cobain, the sole offspring of Nirvana frontman /Voice of a Generation-X Kurt Cobain and Hole frontwoman Courtney Love, announced today on her twitter and instagram channels she is making prints of her original artwork publicly available for purchase at online retailer depop.     Selling my art via A photo posted by […]

Punk Progenitor Alan Vega, Suicide Frontman, Dies at 78

Another casualty to 2016: the Year the Music Died fell today with the passing of Alan Vega, former frontman and co-founder of proto-punk forerunners, Suicide. Vega was 78 and continued making and performing music to the very end. His death was announced earlier today by Henry Rollins, reading a statement issued by Vega’s family.  Suicide […]

Reality Crumbling in the Wake of David Bowie’s Death

Six months after the death of David Bowie, normal reality is collapsing at an ever-increasing rate. Scientists have concluded that Bowie was in some way integral to the function of what we call normality in ways which they have not yet properly begun to understand, but postulate a hitherto unknown particle called the ‘Bowon’ which […]

Linus Says: Record Retail Therapy

it’s already been a rough year, and one week ago I learned that my uber-rare cancer is back for the 3rd time, which is sure to mean a totally swell rest of the year. My intuition says the nightmare horror factory that is 2016 isn’t anywhere close to done with production, though – it’s probably […]

Jarvis Cocker on #Brexit

More compelling evidence on my teenage self’s impeccable taste in musical crushes. Not only is the Pulp frontman dreamy AF and capable of turning a lyrical phrase that’s equal parts sex and wit, Jarvis is a rather clever commentator to boot. Be still, my (sometimes irregularly) beating heart! So yeah, smart guys who make me […]