Pitchfork Music Festival Paris 2012 Wrap-up

The Pitchfork music festival in Paris¬†took place at La Grande Halle nestled on the edge of the Parc de la Villette. Guiding audiences to the festival, the concert hall’s large neon letters bathed the plaza and fountain in front of it in red. Past the gates was a long pavilion with food and drinks outside […]

Last-minute Halloween Ideas, BOMBER JACKET Style

And now, RCE and THE BOMBER JACKET would like to offer our readers some last-minute halloween costume ideas. We all know how it is. You’re super-busy with work/school/being in a band/drugs/reddit, and you haven’t given enough thought to your Halloween costume. Suddenly, the holiday rolls around, all your friends are going to fun parties, and […]

Re: Emily White, David Lowry, and Everyone Else Who is Interested – Condoning the Disposable Music Culture

Last night I went out in Brooklyn to a see band I’ve been listening to for a few years now. I hadn’t seen the band perform live in a while because I’d been living abroad, so I was looking forward to seeing them play again. I probably saw them over ten times back when I […]

Introducing Videographer Scott Foley

Scott Foley is a sixth grade teacher in Somerville, Massachusetts, outside of Boston. Aside from his day job, Foley is a budding videographer whose range of work has tremendously expanded within the last couple years. Foley produces, shoots, and edits his own film projects. More recently he has ventured into the area of music video […]

All the Blogs Killed the Video And the Radio Stars

The music industry heavily relies on media outlets in order to introduce new albums and artists to a larger audience. One form of press that greatly affects contemporary musicians is the blogosphere. Music blogs are useful because they allow us to internationally dispense vast amounts of information on a daily basis, making¬†it possible for any […]

Sharon Van Etten’s Beautiful Tramp

Change is usually a good thing in the arts. Some artists contend they plan to move in new directions with their music and say things like, “The next album is going to be a lot more mellow,” or, “I want to get away from the ‘cutesy’ stereotype of my work.” Some artists succeed with such […]