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09.10.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
A Portland experimental folk ensemble the began way before it was cool to be a Portland experimental folk ensemble, Norfolk and Western pleasantly surprise me with each new album. I was excited, then, to learn last week that the band began streaming its new album, Dinero Servo, on its Web site. A week later, though, I still can't tell you what that album sounds like. That's because the...
05.18.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Just a few years ago it was headline news when a major artist would stream their new albums on MySpace. Now it's almost as much a requirement as releasing radio singles. The subject line of the e-mail I received today from MySpace's crack PR team gives a pretty good idea of how common the practice is: EMINEM, TORI AMOS, LIONEL RICHIE, BUSTA RHYMES, METHOD MAN & REDMAN, KATE VOEGELE ...
09.10.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Here's a nice little mid-week treat: Jenny Lewis' new album, Acid Tongue, which comes out on Sept. 23, is now streaming online on her Myspace page. I've only listened to it once, so I'll resist the temptation to slap an insta-rating on itthere's such a thin line between a lightweight Jenny Lewis song and a heavy Jenny Lewis song, it takes a few extra listens than usual before its safe to fin...
08.06.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Courtney Love�s Myspace page is an endless source of amusement for those who have the time to sift through it. Where else can you hear Love riff on Hannah Montana or dish about her flirtation with Ryan Adams, before accusing him of laundering $85,000 from her? But for people like me, who don�t have the patience for her disorienting, CAPS LOCKED rants, there�s one other reason to visit L...
Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008

Young, tech-savvy voters aren’t welcome

Take one look at Republican presidential candidate John McCain’s Web site and you’ll see that he isn’t fighting for the youth vote—young voters who rely on the Internet for a good chunk of their political information.