Vincent Caruso is a freelance writer and editor based in Chicago, IL. Musings on the topics of music, culture and politics have appeared in the likes of Prefix Magazine, the Daily Beast, Reason Magazine, Brooklyn Vegan, Design Bureau and others. Author of several regrets and producer of many aborted ideas. I believe in a higher power chord. Cyberbullied at @vncnt_csmr.
Prince Introduces Himself to a New Generation with ‘My Name is Prince': 365 Prince Songs i…
Armed with the New Power Generation, "My Name Is Prince" introduces a newborn decade to Prince's chameleon-like cultural adaptability.
Marilyn Manson Tests a Lover’s Loyalty with New Track, ‘KILL4ME’
Marilyn Manson evokes the 'Antichrist Superstar' era to devise danceable morbidity and a scarcely veiled threat.
Prince Shows Vulnerability on ‘I Wish U Heaven,’ But Only Briefly: 365 Prince Songs in a Y…
Prince's "I Wish U Heaven" served as a short detour from the optimistic psychedelia that colored the majority of 1988's 'Lovesexy.'
Weezer Pays Homage to the Beach Boys with New Track, ‘Beach Boys’
Weezer share new track "Beach Boys," an upbeat, post-summer anthem devoted to—you guessed it.
Prince Pens ‘Eye Hate U’ as a Breakup Ballad to Carmen Electra: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
After Prince caught Carmen Electra cheating on him, he wrote "Eye Hate U" and played it for her when they broke up.
Radiohead’s New ‘Lift’ Video Sends Thom Yorke on a Crazy, Endless Elevator Ride
Radiohead's new 'Lift' video features Thom Yorke patiently stationed on a lift that appears to stop exactly everywhere but his own destination.
Dave Grohl Sends His Heart Out to Chris Cornell’s Soundgarden Bandmates
"I felt for his family," Grohl said of Chris Cornell's death. "And I felt for his band, you know? Because that's a long road, man."
LCD Soundsystem, ‘American Dream': Album Review
The themes present on LCD Soundsystem's triumphant return suggest neither triumph nor restoration, but rather a continued attempt to wrestle with self-perception.
The History and Continued Evolution of the Dead Kennedys’ ‘Nazi Punks F— Off’
When Jello Biafra saw the extreme right-wing creeping into the punk scene, he let them know they were not welcome at Dead Kennedys shows.
Prince Denies, Then Surprises, Then Ghosts The Foo Fighters: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Despite Prince's distaste for being covered by the Foo Fighters — or anyone — he had no qualms about returning the favor on one of the world's biggest stages.