Category Archive: Music

ALL HAIL TRANS WITCHES: AN INTERVIEW WITH LIVING SEA-WITCH, MOSS ANGEL: BY LARISSA GLASSER

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“I can’t untangle my queerness from my politics or my magickal practice.”

YOU AND I WILL ONE DAY FEEL THE JOY OF DESTROYING AN ENTIRE BATHROOM WITH OUR BARE HANDS: An Interview with Benjamin DeVos

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“Bet it feels good to smash up a toilet.”

DEATH METAL EPIC: GOAT SONG SACRIFICE BY DEAN SWINFORD

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“Saw Nunslaughter cut open a dead deer, dump buckets of blood, and throw a pig’s head off the stage for the audience to kick around in the mosh pit.”

Skin Stories: Constance Ann Fitzgerald

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“Kathleen Hanna never stops. She can’t be kept down.”

Tragedy Queens: Stories Inspired by Lana Del Rey and Sylvia Plath TOC

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“Tragedy Queens is an anthology that brings together two powerful muses.”

Starr Creek by Nathan Carson is a Literary Acid Trip

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“You can probably read the book faster than an acid trip lasts .”

IF I WAS SMART I WOULD EITHER KILL MYSELF OR IMMEDIATELY BECOME A RECLUSE: An Interview with Elizabeth Ellen

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“Basically, Elizabeth Ellen should win the Pulitzer Prize and then immediately be beaten to death with it because she’s so good, so human, so completely fucked.”

CLASH Podcast Does AWP With Justin Grimbol

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“Imagine watching your ten-year old drawing chainsaw dicks.”

CLASH Podcast Interview With Constance Ann Fitzgerald

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CLASH Media catches up with Constance Ann Fitzgerald and talks about her new book, Glue.

Leza Cantoral Interviewed by Christoph Paul on Clash Media Podcast

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“I kinda wanna feel like I am being possessed by the ghost of Jackie O. I wanna feel like she’s talking to me and I wanna get kinda creeped out and tripped out about that.”

Skin Stories: Bracken MacLeod

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“Welcome to Skin Stories, where I ask some of the most exciting voices in fiction to tell us the stories behind their tattoos.”

Wu-Tang Tribute Anthology Table of Contents and Release Date

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“Here are the writers that brought the mother fucking ruckus…”

The Art of Perfecting the Rap Squat

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“You’ve seen the squat. The prayer hands. The effortless glow. This is the rap squat whispered about in ancient hip-hop lore. Many try, but few can pull it off.”

THE SPOOKY WORLD OF ANDREW GOLDFARB

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“I try to meditate on talking bats and planets made of chocolate as much as possible, so that my ratio of bizarre to boring will tip further into the strange.”

LONELINESS, SORROW, AND SPIRITS IN NEW ORLEANS

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“Maybe New Orleans is like a drug, an opium-induced dreamspace.”

WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT DYLAN

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“The Swedish Academy is full of elderly individuals who are apparently too tired to read thick novels.”

PLEASE FILE UNDER ADULT CONTEMPORARY

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“In the mid 1970s, record stores and radio stations around the country started receiving copies of a 12-inch single.”

HALLOWEEN SUBMISSIONS CALL

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“CLASH wants your creepy stories!”

SOMEONE ELSE’S BIG BREAK: AN ESSAY BY DANGER SLATER

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“Hey, so I was wonderin’, do you think I can maybe get backstage?”

NICK CAVE: ONE MORE TIME WITH FEELING

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“Devastating, surreal, stylistic, and beautiful, One More Time with Feeling is the story of a man bleeding out, who takes the time to scrawl out a final goodbye.”

WHY I DECIDED TO QUIT WRITING AND BECOME A KID ROCK FAN INSTEAD

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“I know what you’re thinking: why Kid Rock? Why not Limp Bizkit or Uncle Kracker or some other horrible nü-metal band scraped out of the armpit of the late 90s?”

Slim Jesus Will Be Speaking At The Republican Convention

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“With an attempt to reach young people and please the donors of the NRA, The Republican Party will feature Slim Jesus speaking at their 2016 convention.”

Stop Kidding Yourselves, Michael Jackson Was a Fucking Creep

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“And this new report proves it.”

Danny Brown: The Return of the Adderall Admiral

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“When It Rain is one of those rare videos that’s hard to forget and makes you realize Danny Brown can’t be put into a box.”

Delicate & Destructive: An Essay on Prince

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“…if someone like Prince came up in your local scene, he or she would probably be ostracized for caring about musicianship and guitar work, for playing over the top solos, for creating original content, or for dressing and acting pretentious.”

Apper’s Delight: Social Media & Hip Hop

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“Yo Gotti cracked the US Top 40 for the first time in his career with a track titled “Down in the DM”. The song is a tribute to a popular feature on many social media applications known as Direct Messaging (or DMing).”

The Philosophical Implications of Bringing The Mother Fucking Ruckus

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“I believe it is when you are trying something outside of comfort zone, trying something you’ve never done before, but believing you can do it is the epitome of bringing the mother fucking ruckus.”

A Review of ‘The Life of Pablo’

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“I haven’t actually heard the album but, wait. Don’t stop there?”

John Kasich to Reunite Pink Floyd If Elected President

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“In a recent video, presidential candidate and Ohio governor John Kasich has sworn to bring Pink Floyd back together if he is elected president. No, this isn’t satire.”

Every Kanye West Song Ranked

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“A comprehensive list of every Kanye West song ranked in order of quality.”

Nate Dogg’s Diary Shows He Still Had Fun Even When The Homies Can’t Have None

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“I took these hoes to the Denny’s bathroom. I started singing for these tricks, serenading these hoes as they gave me all the pussy and they even licked my balls.”

I LISTEN TO WHAT I WANT: Or “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Good Music”

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“I love music. Like fuckin’ throw away my life “love music”. I have ended multiple relationships over music. Not close to the Rob Gordon level, but like, It’s me or the music. and I reply with, I’ll still be able to play guitar in my seventies. So as soon as I felt I deserved an opinion on music, I got one.”

Beach Slang is Punk Rock’s New True North

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“We’re much uglier, but a little bit happier. This is why Beach Slang’s new record will mow down the year end lists. It’s inevitable.”

The Haunting Tones of Little John and The Avalanche

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“…it is evident that through acoustic elements, harmonies, groovy bass, and even flute, the duo (Anthony Martel, Connor Carson) can be classified under the genre of ‘cold folk,’ with their mature songs of adulthood and love, and sounds that are similar to Keaton Henson and Bon Iver. “

David Bowie Taught Us How to Die

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“David Bowie was beautiful in life and death, but perhaps especially in death.”

Essential Recordings and Avoidable Turds: Jazz

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“Jazz is a British Empire genre. “

David Bowie Dead at Age 69

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“The iconic singer and actor was 69 years old. “

Ode to Lemmy Kilmister

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“Lemmy was the singer and bassist for Motörhead, a band so badass that if they moved in next door to you, your lawn would immediately die. When my son texted with the news, I was devastated and I buried my face in a pillow and cried like a little bitch.”

Music Journalism is a Circle Jerk

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“We hunger for truth and resolution in our lives, even when we only have shit at the buffet table.”

REVIEW: Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole’s Black Friday Remixes

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“The only black Friday special you should have ever given a shit about.”

I’M A POSER: A Rebuttal to “Punk Is Not a Vehicle for Suburban Nostalgia”

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“Brandi really opened my eyes to a lot with her poignant, sometimes aloof, but relentlessly gracious piece of writing. In response, I wrote this self-diss track to out myself on all of my posing ways.”

Punk Is Not A Vehicle for Suburban Nostalgia

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“The point is chaos. The point is giving others a voice, regardless of where they came from, regardless of what they grew up with. The point is righteous anger, true righteous anger, which is more than the shit they spewed to me in church.”

Nashville’s Butthole Releases Music Video, “Chillin’ In The Brown”

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“They call themselves The Taylor Swifts of Fudge Rock. They are Nashville’s own, Butthole.”

ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Harmlessness’

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“Shit… I’m exhausted from listening to this record.”

Hip Hop is Reality and Art, Punk Rock is a Vehicle For Suburban Nostalgia

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“I went all in on the punk rock game. I leaned hard on the construct and eventually fell flat on my face; artistically speaking.”

Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland Dead at 48

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“Scott Weiland, known for being the frontman of the Stone Temple Pilots, has passed away at the age of 48.”

WHERE THE HELL IS YR ALBUM, FRANK?

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“Mr. Ocean, why did you say your record was coming out in July?”

REVIEW: Love Tore Them Apart: ‘Touching From a Distance’

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“Over a decade after Joy Division’s career, Deborah Curtis wrote Touching From a Distance: Ian Curtis and Joy Division. As the wife of the late Ian Curtis, Deborah Curtis provides a highly personal, at times painful, view of Ian and his band.”