The Solo project of Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo

Sonic Youth is no more, and it’s a hard reality to face. Like Death, Taxes and Allergies, Sonic Youth just seemed like one of those things that would always be there. Innovators, musical pioneers, creators of their own beautifully distorted sound. The band that did it on its own terms, and turned the world into […]

Drew and Jen’s South by Southwest 2012 Wishlist

Two years ago in 2010 I flew down to Austin, Texas to embark on an debacherous, adventurous week at South by Southwest Festival. I was covering the music portion of the festival as a college journalist. The week was positively arduous and long, with hardly any sleep and excessive amounts of alcohol. I carried my […]