Stereotypewriter

Only Reason to Save Tastykake: Ol’ Dirty Bastard

Tastykake is in dire financial straits. But here’s the thing: Wu Tang Clan’s Ol’ Dirty Bastard immortalized Tastykake in his ice-cold stunner of a hit “Brooklyn Zoo.” Which means that shit needs to be saved.

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Which SXSW Brand Are You?

The thousands of bands playing SXSW each year are nearly always instantly forgotten. So instead of telling you about the fabulous sets I caught, I’m going to flex my long-atrophied 1990s self-righteous indie purest muscle and tell you about the most in-your-face brands that made a substantial impact. These are the companies your most in-the-know friends will be crowing about.

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Panic at Camp Bisco

The lineup at Bisco 9 is much better than the year prior, maybe its best ever. So let’s go. Wanna come with? I’ll supply the DMT.

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Roots Picnic This Weekend

Frankly, I was happy to see Run-D.M.C. cancel. Have you ever heard DMC speak? Why is his voice so high? Why does it crack like he’s going through puberty?

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Start a Band With PW Music Editor Brian McManus. Seriously.

Who can open for KISS when they come to town Aug. 6? We can! We have a long Memorial Weekend to get together and write two or three songs. Totally possible! We’ll make it a Philly project.

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