The 2017 Music Issue

Are We Heading for a Future Where Musicians Are Obsolete?

How algorithms are not only changing the way we listen, but are changing the way we write music.
Drew Millard
11.7.17
Future Days

An Appreciation of Can's 'Future Days'

I love 'Future Days' so much that I named this column after it and if I had a kid I’d probably name them after it too.
Drew Millard
9.8.17
Future Days

Can Dubstep’s Legacy Be Rescued from the Fart Chamber of History?

Looking back at three seminal compilations, it's possible to imagine a world where the genre stuck to its roots and avoided the bros.
Drew Millard
8.17.17
Future Days

Is Kid Rock an Alien Spy?

What is a word like “BAWITADABAWBADANGADANGDIGGYDIGGY” if not a message to one’s extraterrestrial overlords?
Drew Millard
8.10.17
Future Days

There Is Only One Good Album, and It Was Made by Harry Dean Stanton

The actor, who was recently seen quietly singing a country standard in the new 'Twin Peaks,' has never been more beloved than he is now.
Drew Millard
8.3.17
Future Days

Stop Trusting the Robots

With the state of SoundCloud in question and Spotify's growing influence, we must consider how we consume the music we love—and what that means for the future.
Drew Millard
7.27.17
Future Days

Let’s Shit on the Music of the Pop Singer Behind Trump Jr.‘s Russia Meeting

His music is like what you’d get if Ed Sheeran and Michael Bublé made a baby and that baby sucked at singing.
Drew Millard
7.13.17
Future Days

Rap Rock Is Actually Awesome and We Have Public Enemy to Thank for It

Last week, Public Enemy released their 14th album as a free download. We trace the group's impact, from 90s grunge to nü-metal and everything in between.
Drew Millard
7.6.17
Future Days

All the Dumb Shit Gene Simmons Has Tried to Trademark

The devil horns was just the tip of the iceberg compared to "Nude Car Wash," “International Fight Club,” and "?enis."
Drew Millard
6.29.17
Future Days

It's Time for Hot Take Mad Libs!

This week's music news got you confused? Let these [ADJECTIVE] arguments spell things out for you.
Drew Millard
6.23.17
Future Days

What Will Be the Song of the Summer to Rule Them All Forever and Ever?

Now that it is Summer, we can also listen to Song. Of Summer.
Drew Millard
6.15.17
Future Days

From Yo-Yo Dicks to Jesus Christ, A Brief Survey of 80s Novelty Rap

There was a time when no one knew what a rap song should be about, and it was glorious.
Drew Millard
6.8.17
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