Dylan Terra

  1. Spotlight: Lana Del Rey in NYC

    One of 2011′s biggest indie controversies, Lana Del Rey gave her first official NY performance Monday night. The “gangster Nancy Sinatra” has been an internet sensation, but skepti…

    December 8, 2011
  2. What’s New In Music This Week

    This Week: The Back Keys finally cross over; all that Amy Winehouse left behind; The Roots tell the story of a child who grows into a drug-dealer; Poland’s Jacaszek combines class…

    December 6, 2011
  3. Spotlight: Handsome Furs

    Now three albums deep, including this year’s fiery Sound Kapital, Dan Boeckner and wife Alexei Perry are a post-punk Bonnie and Clyde. Let’s peruse their videos.

    December 1, 2011
  4. What’s New In Music This Week?

    This Week: Japanese weirdo rockers Boris’ third album for 2011; Gorillaz look back at 10 years of hits with a box set of singles; The Smashing Pumpkins remind you how great they we…

    November 29, 2011
  5. Spotlight: Cover Love – Kate Bush Edition

    Kate Bush has been out of the spotlight for some time, releasing her first album in 10 years just this week. With that in mind, here are a few tributes, classic wins, and the occas…

    November 24, 2011
  6. What’s New In Music This Week

    This Week: Kate Bush gives us 50 Words For Snow; Rihanna’s all sexed up – with guests!; Mary J.’s album title is impressive, thankfully the album is too. Yelawolf’s big debu…

    November 22, 2011
  7. Spotlight: UK Youth

    Let’s talk blokes. Three emerging artists, young and from the UK: WU LYF, King Krule and MONEY.

    November 17, 2011
  8. What’s New In Music This Week

    This Week: Drake is back with superstar guests; Swedish electronic outfit Korallreven’s debut; Pterodactyl is noisy and bright; 31 years of R.E.M.; A synth-phonic release from Tych…

    November 15, 2011
  9. Spotlight: Music Video Suburbia

    There’s something about those familiar asphalt driveways and picket fences that put us in a certain mindset—video directors know this well and push the button often. And it still…

    November 10, 2011
  10. What’s New In Music This Week

    This Week: A beautiful and progressive release from Deerhunter frontman Brandford Cox; Cass McCombs keeps telling stories with his second album this year; Creepy auter David Lynch’…

    November 8, 2011
  11. Spotlight: The Year of The Saxophone

    It’s getting to be that time of year where we look back at 2011′s trends and decide which ones we liked and which we didn’t. One musical trend that can’t be ignored is the saxophon…

    November 3, 2011
  12. What’s New In Music This Week

    This Week: Lou Reed and Metallica – you decide for yourself; Portland’s Blouse is sugar and synths; Brian Wilson and the few remaining Beach Boys finish an album after 45 years; Ja…

    November 1, 2011
  13. Spotlight: The Best Of CMJ

    CMJ is done for another year, its 31st to be exact, and like most 31 year-olds this music marathon has grown and matured significantly from its early College Music Journal days. Wi…

    October 27, 2011
  14. What’s New In Music This Week

    This Week: Coldplay’s neon spray-painted fifth album; Justice’s return is not completely triumphant; Surfer Blood continues their pop craft on a four-song EP; Deer Tick’s liveliest…

    October 25, 2011
  15. Spotlight: Your Influences Are Showing

    Has it all been done before? Maybe. What’s the difference between a reference and an outright copy? Let’s explore that fine line with some blatant examples.

    October 20, 2011