I could go on all weekend about Son House, one of the top and longest-lasting country bluesman, but I'll be kind to you and get to the music quickly. His original recordings are messages from a foreign land, his sessions and concerts after rediscovery rival Skip James' (hear an interview with John Fahey and the future Dr. Demento from that period), and both his lyrical and guitar styles are slashing and unforgettable. "Death Letter" is as deep as country blues gets. National resonator guitar!
There's a whole lot to love about this new video by The Linda Lindas performing "Oh!" The group (Mila de la Garza, 10, Eloise Wong, 13, Lucia de la Garza, 14, and Bela Salazar, 16) was signed to Epitaph following a hit performance hosted by The Los Angeles Public Library. Here's a photo of the… READ THE REST
In 1994 at the British Phonographic Industry's BRIT Awards, PJ Harvey and Björk covered the Rolling Stones' "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction." It's kinda bad until it becomes pretty fantastic. The recording was never officially released for sale, only as a promotional VHS tape that includes an introduction by the BRIT Awards hosts Elton John and… READ THE REST
Dave Grohl recently confessed that his Nirvana drumbeats were swiped from disco songs. He's keeping the boogie alive with HAIL SATIN!, a new album released on Saturday with one side filled with the Foo Fighters (aka the Dee Gees) covering the Bee Gees (and one Andy Gibb solo track). Last week, we posted the Dee Gees'… READ THE REST
If you're a fan of The Dude, you already know that a rug can really tie a room together. Well, you can certainly argue the same out of a quality lamp. While the rug does its work at ground level, a lamp casts its glow in a full 360-degree spread, maintaining just the tone and… READ THE REST
Look, not everyone can be a writer, and there's no shame if you're one of the many who has made peace with the fact that sterling prose just isn't in your wheelhouse. However, that realization doesn't absolve you or your business of the consequences. Whether you're a wordsmith or not, someone has to craft a… READ THE REST
Backing up everything you save on your phone or tablet seems like it should be an incredibly easy process. However, anybody who's actually done can attest that it seldom happens smoothly. To have enough space to back things up, users usually need to pay for an expensive cloud storage option, which also requires a stable… READ THE REST