Issue 61: Jan/Feb 2013

The Drop

Emerging Artists You Should Know

  • Q&A With Ben Folds

    The man who makes the Ben Folds Five, well, the Ben Folds Five has learned a thing or two since their last go-round. Read More

  • Can the Music Business Survive Spotify?

    We’re finally living in the glorious new age of on-demand streaming music that consumers have been clamoring for since Napster. But how long can it last? Read More

  • Page CXVI

    Admit it: You’d expect something a bit liturgical from a band named after the 116th page (CXVI = 116 in Roman numerals) of The Magician’s Nephew by C.S… Read More

  • Alt-J

    These Brits, named for the Mac keyboard command for “delta,” won the coveted Mercury Music Prize, charted to the top 20 and performed sold-out shows in the U.S., all without flexing a single publicity muscle (aside from talking to us)… Read More

  • Q&A With Regina Spektor

    With a new album and a return to her long-lost homeland, the indie icon continues to keep things fresh. Read More


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