Phil Spector’s band was The Teddy Bears, Elvis Presley wanted to be yours, and Teddy Pendergrass had a beautiful man-beard. Today, carrying the plush Gund down the stairs by the ear is Sweden’s Teddybears.


For a band so rooted in decades bygone, New Orleans duo Generationals seem to not get too lost in calculating the components of their sound.

DJ Quik

Rolling out of the Blue Leprechaun at 4:30 in the morning, I had only two things on my mind – the good girl beside me, and my soon-to-be second interview with west coast legend & recording artist, DJ Quik.

Dave Nada

Over the past year, moombahton has exploded all over parties, nightclubs and blogs.

Parallel Dance Ensemble

ION asked me to interview Parallel Dance Ensemble and to be honest I wasn’t sure how to approach the situation. If you take a look at my iPod you’re gonna get a lot of DJ Khaled, Birdman, Pusha T & OFWGKTA.


Yuck is a UK based band composed of Daniel Blumberg who sings, plays guitar and writes songs; Max Bloom on guitar; Japanese Mariko Doi on bass; and New Jersey’s Johnny Rogoff on drums.

Black Lips

These days, it’s not as easy to write an article about the Black Lips as it once was.

Smith Westerns

Smith Westerns are nice dicks.


Sometimes there can be nothing more earnest than a kiss.

Louise Burns

Everything about Louise Burns is polarizing.


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