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Rick Rubin: In the Studio

Print Reviews

Jake Brown takes advantage of the 25th anniversary of Def Jam Records to present music fans with his appreciation of its co-founder, Rick Rubin.

NAMM – Winter 2009

Event Reviews

The winter National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) trade show brought in bodies despite a tanking retail market and plummeting economy. Elianne Halbersberg reports back on the future of music related technology.

T.I.

Music Reviews

Paper Trails (Grand Hustle/Atlantic). Review by John-Thomas Crockett.

Neil Hamburger

Interviews

S D Green peels back the tuxedo and gets an earful – about celebrities living in cardboard boxes, Carrot Top pooing into a trunk, and even a little bit about Hamburger’s new album, Neil Hamburger Sings Country Winners.

Starsailor

Interviews

Brit-pop smash Starsailor is working on a foothold in America. Chris Catania sat down with James Walsh to find out about breaking in a new country, Bright Eyes and why American crowds giggle during “Alcoholic.”

Sleater-Kinney

Interviews

Liza Hearon talks to Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein about women in rock, Eddie Vedder and watching 13-year-olds make out in front of the stage.

Nas

Music Reviews

God’s Son (Columbia). Review by Bill Campbell.

Ms. Jade

Music Reviews

Girl Interrupted (Beat Club / Interscope). Review by Bill Campbell.

N.E.R.D.

Music Reviews

In Search Of… (Virgin). Review by Christopher R. Weingarten.

Bubba Sparxxx

Music Reviews

Dark Days, Bright Nights (Beat Club/Interscope). Review by Bill Campbell.

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Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson

Event Reviews

Joe Jackson brought his Two Rounds of Racket tour to the Lincoln Theatre in Washington D.C. on Monday. Bob Pomeroy was in the area and caught the show.

Matías Meyer

Matías Meyer

Interviews

With only a week to go before powerful new feature Louis Riel or Heaven Touches The Earth premieres in the Main Slate at UNAM International Film Festival, Lily and Generoso sat down for an in-depth conversation with the film’s director, Matías Meyer.

Mostly True

Mostly True

Print Reviews

Carl F. Gauze reviews the fascinating Mostly True: The West’s Most Popular Hobo Graffiti Magazine, a chronicle of forgotten outsider subculture.

The Tin Star

The Tin Star

Screen Reviews

Anthony Mann’s gorgeous monochrome western, The Tin Star, may have been shot in black and white, but its themes are never that easily defined.

Flipside

Flipside

Screen Reviews

Charles DJ Deppner finds Flipside to be a vital treatise on mortality, creativity, and purpose, disguised as a quirky documentary about a struggling record store.

Stereophonic

Stereophonic

Music News

Tony-nominated smash success Stereophonic delivers a brand-new Broadway cast recording — straight from 1976.

Cocoa the Tour Dog

Cocoa the Tour Dog

Print Reviews

Cocoa the Tour Dog is the heartwarming true story of a boy and his dog and his reggae band. Bob Pomeroy reviews the book by Adam Mansbach and reggae artist Stick Figure, with illustrations by Juan Manuel Orozco.

TRF Boog

TRF Boog

Features

First Single “Dump It” from TRF Boog’s forthcoming ME vs ME LP premieres today, at Ink 19.