RSVP: The Postal Service 'Give Up' 10th... →
ologymusic: Tonight (April 11, 2013) at 9:00pm EST, we’ll be listening to The Postal Service’s Give Up in its entirety, hosting a live chat with you guys (the Postal Service fanatics of the world) and giving away one free copy of the new 10th anniversary deluxe edition of Give Up on 3xLP vinyl. Hit up the link and join us later tonight to win! I’m hosting this! I hope everybody can come...
RSVP: The Knife 'Shaking The Habitual' Listening... →
Listen to The Knife’s new album Shaking The Habitual (out today) and live chat with other Knife fans for a chance to win a free vinyl copy of the album! Tonight (April 9) at 8:00pm EST exclusively on Ology.com!
Non-Interview: The Weeknd Truly Doesn't Know Where...
The Weeknd appeared almost literally out of nowhere in 2011, releasing a trilogy of lavishly-produced mixtapes (House Of Ballons, Thursday and Echoes Of Silence) that set then-unknown Toronto singer/songwriter Abel Tesfaye’s soulful vocals and viciously nihilistic lyrics to a gloomy soundtrack of somber beats, early post-punk samples and haunting keyboard flourishes. Songs like “Wicked...
carrie_etc: The Jack Show, Once and Future →
carrie-etc: In light of Jack White’s recently announced show at Radio City in September, I recall how his show on May 21 at Roseland Ballroom made me feel. To wit: When I ‘retired’ from the music industry last year after half a decade (a wimp’s tenure) of kicking up dust in New York City in various… My best friend and creative mentor Miss Carrie Hall is writing again!! Check it out.
Neil Gaiman: For all the people who ask me for... →
neil-gaiman: Neil Gaiman 1 Write. 2 Put one word after another. Find the right word, put it down. 3 Finish what you’re writing. Whatever you have to do to finish it, finish it. 4 Put it aside. Read it pretending you’ve never read it before. Show it to friends whose opinion you respect and who like…
Report: How Amanda Palmer Is Kickstarting The... →
ologymusic: “The real success story here isn’t that Amanda Palmer raised a lot of money very quickly and will be able to release her album and tour the globe without the old world music industry machine behind her… the story here is about making art and really caring about the people who purchase, interact and live with it…” I wrote this.
Concert Review: Morrissey @ Royal Oak Music... →
ologize: I wrote this.
Review: Smashing Pumpkins - 'Gish', 'Siamese... →
ologize: Rating: Gish (4.5/5.0), Siamese Dream (5.0/5.0) I wrote this.
Win a copy of U2s Achtung Baby! →
ologize: You know you need a copy of this album. So why not try to win one?
Ology's 2011 Gift Guide: How To Buy Music... →
ologize: In case you wanna get us anything…
Ology Gives: Win A Copy Of U2's 'Achtung Baby'... →
ologize: Tell us which Achtung Baby song is your favorite and why! We’ll pick a random winner next Monday.
I was there to take down the names of people who were arrested… As I’m standing...– Retired New York Supreme Court Judge Karen Smith, working as a legal observer after the raids on Zucotti Park this Tuesday, via Paramilitary Policing of Occupy Wall Street: Excessive Use of Force amidst the New Military Urbanism. (via lukehackney)
Amy Winehouse - "Our Day Will Come" Music Video →
ologize: ‘Lioness: Hidden Treasures’ drops December 6.
Duran Duran's Nick Rhodes To Receive Honorary... →
ologize: Congrats, Nick!
Album Review: 'Ceremonials' by Florence + The...
by Brett Warner Originally published on Ology.com (October 21, 2011) Lungs was easily one of the most unexpected pop crossover successes of the past few years, so with Ceremonials (out Nov. 1), Florence Welch will find out just how far into the darkness the swooning mainstream are willing to follow her. Teaming up once again with producer Paul Epworth, Florence + The Machine’s sophomore effort...
Album Review: 'Mylo Xyloto' by Coldplay
by Brett Warner Originally published on Ology.com (October 18, 2011) The perks and problems of any new Coldplay album are never contained to the songs themselves, and on their latest mess—the still-bafflingly titled Mylo Xyloto (out October 24)—the 11 new tunes are the least of Chris Martin & Co.’s worries. At this point in their career, the former London Britpop revivalists...
Interview: The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne Talks...
by Brett Warner Originally published on Ology.com October 5, 2011 It’s the summer of 2002 and my friend Meghan has lent me her copy of this new CD called Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots by some band I’ve never heard of… The Flaming Lips. Like many of the band’s new fans that summer, I was blown away in my complete inability to wrap my brain around this thing— Who are these guys? Are they...
Dear Sarah Palin’s Brain… Please Come Back From...
by Brett Warner Originally published on Ology.com June 6, 2011 Dear Sarah Palin’s Brain, I hope you’re enjoying the well-earned vacation that those two and a half years of actual, non-hypothetical government work brought you. We all need some time off, that’s completely understandable—all those long hours pretending to have experience, all the constant sentence forming, those legions of...
Dear Lady Gaga... Congratulations, You're Finally...
by Brett Warner Originally published on Ology.com May 16, 2011 “The only true currency in this bankrupt world is what we share with someone else when we’re uncool.” -Philip Seymour Hoffman in Almost Famous Dear Stefani Germanotta, Class of 2004, Congratulations on your recent record breaker—10,000,000 followers on Twitter. It’s quite an achievement… that’s a hell of a lot of people...