Music

How I judge music

Pitchfork’s internal editing system lets me see my past review scores all in one place. Since I don’t review stuff very often for them, I was a little surprised to see the numbers all in one place like that. It turns out I’m a high ...

Wolf Eyes wants to hear from its fans

SayNow is a website that lets you leave messages for celebrities, and it lets you listen to them. I spend a few minutes a week listening to what girls want to say to R. Kelly or Tyrese (this sort of thing interests me). Today there was a new band ready to ...

I saw Man Man At The Spiegeltent

Tenth Man Man show in about a year. They keep getting better. Really. The show was supposed to start around midnight, but actually started sometime after, because the Spiegeltent had hosted one of their burlesque shows just before. Cover was $15, and ...

Clipse and My Brightest Diamond

I interviewed Clipse today. Yesterday before the interview I went to the Jive offices and heard all of Hell Hath No Fury, while Pusha and Malice sat in the room. I’m not a hip hop writer, but I’m doing this for CMJ because I loved We Got It ...