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By the Numbers: Mariah Carey’s Highs and Lows

In By the Numbers, The FADER looks at a big record release and breaks it down in basic digits. For our Summer Music issue, we had a Mariah moment on the occasion of the diva’s … read more »

POSTED June 13, 2014 3:00PM IN BY THE NUMBERS, MAGAZINE, MUSIC NEWS TAGS: ,
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Social Anxiety: Rihanna, Scout Willis and Why Nudity Can Be a Potent Weapon in Our Post-Internet Times

Following the #FreeTheNipple furor, Instagram and Facebook are finally listening In her bi-weekly column, Social Anxiety, Emilie Friedlander peeks underneath the artifacts of contemporary culture to question what it all really means. According to the … read more »

POSTED June 12, 2014 4:53PM IN COLUMNS Comments (7) TAGS: , ,
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Another Country: Kelsey Waldon’s Tough-As-Nails Songwriting Shines Bright on The Goldmine

Don’t call her a throwback artist Every other Thursday, in his new column Another Country, Duncan Cooper showcases country, folk and bluegrass music that’s so often unsung around these parts, with an emphasis on new … read more »

POSTED June 12, 2014 2:27PM IN COLUMNS, MUSIC INTERVIEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,
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Another Country: Bradford Lee Folk & The Bluegrass Playboys

Good-times bluegrass that’s not afraid to punch your gut Every other Thursday, in his new column Another Country, Duncan Cooper showcases country, folk and bluegrass music that’s so often unsung around these parts, with an … read more »

POSTED May 29, 2014 5:32PM IN COLUMNS, MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Another Country: Zoe Muth’s Sad Songs Should Make Her a Star

Zoe Muth’s new LP is one of the year’s best country albums, even as it steps outside the genre Every other Thursday, in his new column Another Country, Duncan Cooper showcases country, folk and bluegrass … read more »

POSTED May 15, 2014 1:59PM IN COLUMNS, MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC INTERVIEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,
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Another Country: Folk Newcomer Myriam Gendron Sings the Heartbroken Poetry of Dorothy Parker

Sometimes the best folk lyrics are borrowed In his new column Another Country, Duncan Cooper showcases country, folk and bluegrass music that’s so often unsung around these parts, with an emphasis on new approaches to … read more »

POSTED May 1, 2014 4:12PM IN COLUMNS, MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,
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Dollars to Pounds: DJ Q

The ineffable (pop) genius of one of garage’s top producers Selim Bulut is a music writer who lives in London. He has the most meticulously organized iTunes folder in the land. He’ll be writing about … read more »

POSTED March 28, 2014 11:16AM IN DOLLARS TO POUNDS TAGS: , , ,
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No Concessions: Rachel Boynton’s New Documentary Follows Big Oil into Africa

Director Rachel Boynton on Her New Film, Big Men, and the Universal Appeal of Being Big “One of the cool things about this film,” says Rachel Boynton, director of Big Men, “is that it’s getting … read more »

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Dollars to Pounds: Max Cooper

Meet the mad scientist of minimal techno Selim Bulut is a music writer who lives in London. He has the most meticulously organized iTunes folder in the land. He’ll be writing about some of the … read more »

POSTED March 3, 2014 10:33AM IN DOLLARS TO POUNDS, MUSIC INTERVIEWS TAGS: , ,
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Dollars to Pounds: CYMBALS’ Art-Pop Is the Harvard University Press Meets Whitney Houston

“I’ve got to be at work at 7:30AM. I wanna just be like, ‘It’s cool, you can do this, you can live this life if you want to.’” Selim Bulut is a music writer who … read more »

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