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I got out of the year-end list business when I realized too much music came out that I didn’t hear for me to feel like my list had much

Photo of Phantoms

In many ways, 2015 was defined by streaming.

motorhead photo

A friend pointed out that part of the brilliance of Motorhead was how they cut

dj dusty photo

[Updated] One of my favorite DJs this year has been Corpus Christi’s

The red-blooded American in me loves a box set. Who doesn’t want lots of stuff, particularly if it’s attractively packaged?

miss pussycat art

[Today’s story on local artists making Christmas music i

cheryl gerber cover

Too often, photo books on New Orleans have a simple editorial stance. New Orleans is resilient. New Orleans is eccentric.

smoke fairies photo

Not only is New Orleans unlikely to see a white Christmas this year, but it's doubtful we'll see a cold one either.

paul mccartney wonderful christmastime cover

Pummelling Paul McCartney's "Wonderful Christmastime" has become a holiday tradition, and 

outer space santa art

Saturday afternoon, I DJ'ed an afternoon of Christmas music at St.

my spilt milk carton photo

[Updated] My Spilt Milk is now in the awards game, and tickets to My Spilt Milk's

santa claus is coming to town cover for my spilt milk

For years, I've collected Christmas music and thought about writing a book about it.

big freedia in your pocket

How do we know that Big Freedia has made it? A book—who reads them?

the revelers photo

The nominations for the Grammys were announced on Monday, and South Louisiana was ligh

exports photo for my spilt milk

Today, New Orleans rock band Exports debuted a new song, "Red Herring," through

kingpin sign photo

Fifteen years ago, I was part of a throng who helped open Th

wooden wings photo

Saturday night, NOLA Polar Express returns to The Publiq House to celebrate the season th

pretty lights photo

Buku Music and Art Project will be returning to Mardi Gras World for its fifth installment

panorama jazz band photo

[Updated] Last Christmas, Panorama Jazz Band released

5th ward weebie art

When 5th Ward Weebie's "Let Me Find Out" became one of New Orleans' biggest songs in 2014, it was a return to old school bounce values.

kelcy mae cover art

In October, we wrote about Kelcy Mae's efforts to crowdsource images of celebratio