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09.05.2014 | | Posted at 04:00 PM

The 'Nevermind' producer explained the mindset behind his biggest recordings

By Evan Rytlewski
“I learned to make records by the seat of my pants, and I still do it that way,” producer Butch Vig said during his keynote remarks for Milwaukee’s Yellow Phone Music Conference this morning. Eschewing a prepared address in favor of a casual conversation moderated by Elektra Records president Jeff Castelaz, Vig spoke for more than an hour and a half about his youthful introduction to the art...
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
When Timothy Showalter decided to title his latest Strand of Oaks album HEAL, he didn’t type it in all caps as a gimmick. That title is a mission statement, a command to strip away all artificiality
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014
 In another era, Screaming Females’ Marissa Paternoster might have been a glam-rock icon. Between her sneered vibrato and her ceaseless guitar riffs, she would have been
03.25.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The Smashing Pumpkins set themselves up for this one, didn�t they? Straight from the AP this morning: LOS ANGELES (AP) � The Smashing Pumpkins are suing Virgin Records, saying the record label has illegally used their name and music in promotional deals that hurt the band's credibility with fans. In a breach-of-contract lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, the rockers ...
03.04.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks � �Real Emotional Trash� Casual Pavement fans needn�t leave the light on anymore. Malkmus� newest album is so far removed from the succinct, messy pop of Pavement that there�s reason to doubt the Malkmus of yore will ever return. That said, Real Emotional Trash isn�t quite the noodly nod to the Bonarro crowd that some disappointed fans have dismissed it a...