AMERICA’S well-documented independent music scene once valued tour-van mileage, lean living, anti-commercialism and a layer of sonic inscrutability. The DIY work ethic of the 1980s and ‘90s meant everything from booking your own gigs to pressing your own debut single, if necessary. Would-be scribes wrote criticism in Xeroxed zines, published in copy shops. It was more concerned with a grassroots revolution in sound than SoundScan figures—the pre-internet gauge of sales.
Nicole Nodland Well, here's more fodder for the haters. On Jan. 14, Lana Del Rey will play what is technically her third New York City gig when she appears as the musical guest on 'Saturday Night Live.' The evening's episode will be... Read Post
Lana Del Rey Postpones Tour: Letting the haters get her down, Lana Del Rey postpones an upcoming tour, presumably to let the SNL backlash die down. Yes: Daft Punk is supposedly enlisting Nile Rodgers to work on their new album. Boo:... Read Post