February 2016

33 Things: February Edition

Every month, we try to put together a fun, exciting, and sometimes silly list of 33Things that happened in music. We’ve followed the Twitter evolution of Kanye’s new album and hoped for the return of Wolf Parade; we’ve analyzed Justin Bieber’s sad face and pondered drinking Queen beer; we’ve questioned Sufjan’s fashion choices and Lil

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Video Vault 91: Fever Ray

Enigmatic brother-sister duo The Knife called it quits two years ago, and the 10-year anniversary of their seminal Silent Shout has the defunct group on my mind lately. Their brand of moody, broody electro-pop has been oft-imitated since that album — artists like Zola Jesus and iamamiwhoami exhibit Knife-like fingerprints in their music — though no one ever did it

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A New Chapter for 33 1/3

Dear Readers, 2016 is going to be one of the best years in 33 1/3 history. I say that with confidence because I’ve read all 210,000 words of the seven volumes that will be released this year. In March, you’ll be able to get your hands on Kembrew McLeod’s stunning re-framing of 1970s New York in

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Video Vault 89: Playboy and Fleetwood Mac

Yesterday, Playboy magazine was in the news after releasing the front cover of the first ‘non-nude’ issue in the publication’s 62 year history. The magazine’s decision to stop publishing nude photos was motivated mainly by practical business concerns – unsurprisingly, Playboy had been having trouble getting its content featured on the popular social media platforms

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33 Things January Edition

Every month, we will compile the best, weirdest, most interesting music and sound news from the past 30 days and serve it up to you in one handy, easy to digest list. May we present 33 Things that happened in January. This list is brought to you by our 33 1/3 intern, Michael Doub. R.I.P. David Bowie.

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