Xiu Xiu’s Jamie Stewart on Nina Simone Tribute + Porn-Inspired New Album ‘Angel Guts: Red Classroom’
Jamie Stewart, the outre, elusive artist behind Xiu Xiu, released 'Nina,' a tribute to Nina Simone, on Dec. 11, and the Internet doesn't know quite what to do with it.
5 Gen X Cartoon Characters With Surprising Rock Star Voices
Generation X-ers were not products of Saturday morning cartoons. Instead, our childhoods were marked by canned Spaghetti-Os, Power Rangers pajamas and L.A. Lights tennis shoes. We were a new generation of kids -- cooler than those chumps before us, and we had the entertainment to show for it...
His Clancyness Talks Recording New Album ‘Vicious’ in Detroit, Creating a ‘Full Sonic Assault’
It’s very late in Bologna, Italy, but Jonathan Clancy doesn’t mind. If his newest album, the tramping, lo-fi 'Vicious,' is indicative of anything, it’s that Clancy, aka HIs Clancyness, is quite all right with darkness. Released yesterday (Oct. 8) on FatCat, 'Vicious' is a hazy foray into a surreal dream-pop landscape, with inviting hooks acting as a veneer obscuring dense themes of malice and inju