Marc Maron always gets the most interesting guests to appear on his acclaimed interview podcast, WTF With Marc Maron, but his latest was especially noteworthy for music fans — iconic audio… More »


Steve Albini’s never one to let his dissatisfaction go unregistered. The famed engineer and Electrical Audio owner unleashed another of his now-famous rants about the state of modern music recently… More »

Lil BUB is one of the most famous cats on the planet. She has her own documentary, online talk show, hardcover book, primetime Animal Planet special. In the last twoMore »

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It’s hard to say that someone as famously outspoken as Steve Albini has remained quiet over the last few years, but his musical outlet Shellac hasn’t made a ton of… More »


Steve Albini isn’t one to mince words, so when he praises the free online distribution of music, it’s worth taking notice. That’s particularly true considering the ongoing discussion involving Spotify,… More »

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Screaming Females recently gave SPIN a look at life on the road with a tour of their hard-traveled van. Now, the New Jersey punks are planning to crystallize their onstage… More »

In Cutero: Watch Lil Bub Hang With Steve Albini

The fact that you’re reading this on the Internet right now means you’ve likely heard of Lil Bub, the adorable perma-kitten who’s become a celebrity in her own tiny, adorable… More »


Twenty years after Nirvana’s In Utero first hit shelves, producer Steve Albini still has harsh words for the label executives that initially pressured the band to make a more commercial follow-up to… More »

PJ Harvey has a walloping, 50-foot-tall legacy — musicially and emotionally raw when stadium angst was a boys club; opening the door for everyone from Alanis to Karen O. But… More »

What began as another online beef between a couple of dependably quotable music-biz characters might have blossomed into one of the more meaningful dialogues about artistic independence. Alt-rock luminary Steve… More »


Recording engineer (Nirvana, Pixies), alt-rock musician (Big Black, Shellac), and reliable curmudgeon Steve Albini has some sharp words for cabaret-tinged rocker Amanda Palmer. … More »

Alt-rock musician and producer Steve Albini (Nirvana, Pixies) and Odd Future leader Tyler, the Creator — figureheads of two different musical genres and generations — are trading blows online. … More »