Attempting to capture the essence of any underground culture in writing is an effort generally left well alone. The ambiguity of the term “underground culture”..
Take a listen to Montrealers’ biggest hits. Sultry, sweet, candied disco pop has smothered the streets. Perhaps it’s the glitter that arises on top of..
Like Michael Hurley, Glenn Jones is a storyteller—but, instead of using voice to convey kooky sentiments, he relies on idiosyncratic instrumental syntax. Inspired by the..
Pretty much every single article you read about Joanna Newsom describes her as “idiosyncratic”. It’s a nice way of saying, “this ain’t no easy listening.”..
In the early 2010s, pop had a political resurgence. Lady Gaga’s 2011 single “Born This Way” revitalized a discussion of acceptance of othered sexual, gendered,..