What's Brewing with Win Butler?

Monday, December 15, 2014 at 5:00 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Industry With the temperatures dropping and snow battering much of the States, a nice cup of Joe sounds awfully good. Those warm aromas enrich the soul, just like music. You get the best of both worlds when artists lend their names to a signature brew. Win Butler of Arcade Fire is the latest musician with beans on the brain, and this one’s for a worthy cause. Let’s drink to Butler’s blend, as well as other notable... READ MORE

5 Fall Albums We're Stoked To Hear

Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 7:33 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Cuddle up with a pumpkin spice latte and your cozy earbuds: Here are five albums coming out this autumn that we're super excited about! Yuck Glow & Behold Oct. 1 on Fat Possum Yuck are bound to go down in history as one of the most seamless examples of picking up after their lead singer departs. Daniel Blumberg might be gone, but in his place is more of the same beautiful '90s-influenced, fuzzy dream pop these... READ MORE

'Sweet' Emotion - The Melding of Food and Music

Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 10:52 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Image by Melissa Bobbitt Pop culture's hunger for buzzworthy food is now practically on par with its hunger for satiating music. (Full disclosure: This writer blogs at Forks, Knives and 45s, a site that rates restaurants and other eateries by the music they play.) The excited tittering over Eddie Huang's Baohaus making an appearance at Coachella this past year was as deafening as the rumors that Daft Punk were going to perform. (Only Huang obliged,... READ MORE