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  1. Q&A: John Carpenter Still Wants to Kick Ass, Play Synths, and...

    Steven Hyden

    John Carpenter ranks among the finest genre filmmakers of all time. His run from the mid-'70s through the '80s - including Dark Star, Assault on Precinct 13, Halloween, Elvis, The Fog, Escape From New York, The Thing, St...

    Blog | January 07, 2015
  2. Difficult Films: ‘Are You Here’ and Why Some of TV&rs...

    Steven Hyden

    Whatever pop-cultural cachet that rock stars had in the '60s, or film directors had in the '70s, or MTV VJs had in the '80s, or rappers had in the '90s, TV showrunners have been granted so far this century. The...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  3. Lykke Li and the Lost Art of the Power Ballad

    Steven Hyden

    What is power balladry if not an exercise in precise dynamics? A power ballad must begin quietly, preferably with a plaintive guitar or a soulful piano. The singer will then utter a pained whisper, for the singer is facing a highly momentous crossroa...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  4. Songs of the Week: Zac Brown Band + Dave Grohl Super Team-Up Edit...

    Steven Hyden

    The War on Drugs, "Red Eyes" The new album by vision-quest-y Philadelphia band the War on Drugs is among my two or three most anticipated records of 2014. It is called Lost in the Dream, and as of this writing I've listened to it all the way thr...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  5. Chance Martin, Johnny Cash's friend and Nashville's lost, weird c...

    Steven Hyden

    A day in Nashville with country radio host, Johnny Cash pal, cue-card man extraordinaire, and secret musical genius Chance Martin.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2013
  6. Songs of the Week: Surfer Blood Goes Extra-Alt, MGMT Goes Extra-W...

    Steven Hyden

    MGMT, "Alien Days" I'm disinclined to declare the next MGMT record a make-or-break moment for these erstwhile synth-poppers-cum-weirdo psych-rock doodlers. As a defender of 2010's little loved Congratulations — "Flash Delirium" is a lost...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  7. "Harlem Shake," "Thrift Shop," and YouTube's music revolution

    Steven Hyden

    "Harlem Shake," "Thrift Shop," and the way we make hits now.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2013
  8. My Bloody Valentine Returns After Two Quiet Decades and Hasn't Lo...

    Steven Hyden

    There's maybe one instance out of 10,000 in which Justin Timberlake might learn something about how to be a pop star from a soft-spoken, reclusive Irish indie-rock icon who's released four full-length albums in 28 years. That one instance occurred Sa...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  9. Prince's Weird Night of a Thousand (Other People's) Hits in Chica...

    Steven Hyden

    Last night ... it was pretty weird, man. My Packers lost to the Seahawks due to one of the worst calls in NFL history. Meanwhile, I was in Chicago to see Prince launch a three-night residency at the United Center. Around the time that my team became ...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  10. Japandroids and The Beach Boys try to recapture rock's lost youth...

    Steven Hyden

    Japandroids and The Beach Boys try to recapture rock's lost youth.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2012
  11. Shadows of Greatness: How Tim Burton and Johnny Depp Lost Their W...

    Steven Hyden

    This Friday, Tim Burton's Dark Shadows will open at every single theater near you. Johnny Depp stars as Barnabas Collins, a vampire from the 18th century who returns from the grave to meet his descendants living in the early 1970s. I haven't seen Dar...

    Blog | May 10, 2012