Mastodon to Release 20 Years of Rarities

Geez, has it really been 20 years since Mastodon first trudged onto the Earth? Indeed, it has, and to commemorate the milestone Reprise Records is releasing an album of rare recordings from the Atlanta-based bombardiers on Sept. 11. Medium Rarities includes a bevy of B-sides, soundtrack contributions, cover songs and other castoffs such as instrumental… Continue reading Mastodon to Release 20 Years of Rarities

Final Leonard Cohen Album Comes to Life

Prior to his passing in November 2016, Leonard Cohen recorded one of the most chilling albums of his life. Co-produced by his son Adam, who played guitar on it, You Want It Darker was released only three weeks before Leonard’s death. But apparently, that’s not the final word. Bare musical sketches, sometimes little more than… Continue reading Final Leonard Cohen Album Comes to Life

Feist to Fans: Eat It!

Calgary’s Feist, whose album Pleasure has made it onto many critics’ “best of 2017” lists, now has a very unnecessary cookbook companion to go along with her record. No, this is not a joke. Written jointly by Leslie Feist and Adrienne Amato, the chef on duty during the Pleasure recording sessions, Pleasures: The Meals of… Continue reading Feist to Fans: Eat It!

7-Inch Series Boosts Planned Parenthood

A gaggle of pro-choice geniuses who unfortunately weren’t aborted (along with Elliott Smith who only chose to postpone it, but is somehow participating anyway) are ganging together to lend their immeasurable talents to a series of singles benefiting Planned Parenthood. 7-inches for Planned Parenthood will be released in digital batches over the course of the… Continue reading 7-Inch Series Boosts Planned Parenthood

Feist to Pleasure Listeners Come April 28

Leslie Feist took a much-needed break from recording and touring after her last album, Metals, took the world by storm six years ago. The album took home a collection of awards – Nunos and Junos and the Great White North’s coveted Polaris Prize, an honor bestowed on Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Caribou in past… Continue reading Feist to Pleasure Listeners Come April 28