| Apr 8, 2010
| 4:35 PM
For those of you pondering how to best spend your time at the upcoming Coachella music festival, the continuing Coachella Countdown at the Pop & Hiss blog added a few new entries that we wanted to call your attention to.First up, Ann Powers on Brooklyn'...
| Oct 16, 2011
The cristal baschet is one of the most beautiful musical instruments you will ever see, made of vibrating, tuned steel, fiberglass amplification cones and wire "whiskers" that shimmy when fingers rub the glass-rod keyboard. Film composer Cliff Martinez'...
| Jun 24, 2008
OK, so cut Peter Gabriel some slack for taking too long to finish an album: "Big Blue Ball," a long-simmering world music project he launched back in 1991, is finally surfacing today.
In the intervening 17 years, he's released four other collections of...
| Feb 3, 2008
Jack Johnson "Sleep Through the Static" (Brushfire) **
"THE world has its ways to quiet us down," sings Jack Johnson on this album's philosophical final track, "Losing Keys." Sure, and one of those ways is Jack Johnson.
The eco-activist with the...