And so we ask the Internet to keep interrupting us in ever more varied ways. We...– Nicholas Carr, Wired.
Interview Magazine: Metric's Twilight Fantasies (...
Sometimes things get omitted because of word count. But I think Metric diehards would like to see what Emily Haines told me that didn’t make the final profile! NIKA: What’s been the biggest artistic shift for Metric in the past few years? HAINES: Our last album [2005’s Live It Out] was a political rant about the Bush administration. [laughs]. But times change. I don’t want to be...
More thrilling than a split infinitive.: Some... →
• I’m in pursuit of moss right now. • The dragon trees I pruned last week are beginning to grow new stems where I clipped them. • The baby spiders I clipped off the mother are beginning to take root in various glasses of water. • The avocado pit is still in the process of splitting. • The… I’ve grown to love Rohin’s motherly green thumb.
There are great female performers out there. And I definitely feel that there...– Emily Haines. Full interview on InterviewMagazine.com today.
Q: But hasn’t knowledge always been the most important currency?...– M.I.A., Complex Magazine.
P4K: Ghosts In The Machine Pitchfork has unearthed ‘witch house’ for a formal examination, meaning its days are already numbered. Kidding! Seriously, though, read this for a musical primer, but get out there and explore this style on your own. It’s new and unsettled, like a blind but hungry infant universe that is unfurling exponentially before our eyes. In my short...
‘In my experience, people looking for progress aren’t actually looking to move...– James Murphy.
Where once you were younger, driven by the snow.
either|neither|i choose both
NIKA VERDICT: Top 5 Albums of 2010, to date.
1.) These New Puritans - Hidden (by miles and miles) 2.) Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles (monumental upgrade from the debut) 3.) The Radio Dept. - Clinging To A Scheme (reliably terrific) 4.) MGMT - Congratulations (don’t let the haters sway you—it’s a trip worth taking) 5.) Dum Dum Gir ls - I Will Be (dreary melancholia sweetened for pop consumption)
Sure for the first time you’re wearing the right clothes. Now take them...
I like too many things and get all confused and hung-up running from one falling...– Kerouac.
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