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Trendy Coffee Shops Are Ripping Off Millions of Dollars from Indie Musicians

Attention, baristas: Blasting your 'Psychedelic Wednesday' playlist over your cafe's speakers is actually lowkey ripping off your favorite bands.
Jelisa Castrodale
10.18.18
coffee

KoЯn Makes Artisanal Nü Metal Coffee Now, Get Used to It

The 00s-angst-rock Beatles have also partnered up to release branded wares at Umami Burger and Urban Outfitters.
Luke Winkie
10.10.18
beer

Meet TRAPPIST, a Grindcore Band Dedicating Its Music and Message Entirely to Craft Beer

"There’s 40,000 grind bands out there who have entire albums where every song is about either zombies or gore... At least beer is fucking real."
Beth Demmon
8.6.18
Jello

Meet the Jelloman, the Iconic Jell-O Shot Entrepreneur of Philly's Indie Rock Scene

"I put in seven pounds of powder and four handles of vodka into each one. It's like the Jell-O soup kitchen."
Luke Winkie
7.23.18
in memoriam: anthony bourdain

Anthony Bourdain Took Food Media from Proper to Punk

Bourdain saw in food what the Stooges and the Ramones saw in music: that it could be an outlet for misfits.
Luke Winkie
6.12.18
Music

Fleetwood Mac-Themed Bar Opens in Chicago

The Stevie Nicks-worshipping pop-up involves edible glitter, decorative palmistry hands, activated charcoal, and like, magic and stuff.
Hilary Pollack
5.24.18
Music

Krept and Konan's Twitter Pun Escalates into Them Opening a Restaurant Called Crepes and Cones

The British rap duo open their first eatery in South London this weekend.
Carly Lewis-Oduntan
5.11.18
Music

DJ Khaled's Vodka-Spiked Cereal on Snapchat May Have Violated Federal Laws

We thought you said not to play yourself!!!
Jelisa Castrodale
4.12.18
Music

Some Canadian Band Made an Entire Music Video Making Fun of 'Chef's Night Out'

So we interviewed them, obviously.
Luke Winkie
4.6.18
pubs

This Small Town Pub Fought the Odds to Become Yorkshire’s Coolest Music Venue

The Golden Lion in Todmorden has hosted British techno legend Andrew Weatherall and Justin Robertson. Mr. Scruff loved the place so much, he refused his fee after playing there.
Kamila Rymajdo
3.12.18
Music

Donald Glover Buys 113 Boxes of Cookies from Girl Scout Who Remixed 'Redbone'

Glover (a.k.a. Childish Gambino) told Stephen Colbert, "I never was like, I'll make this and then one day one girl will sell Girl Scout Cookies to it.”
Mayukh Sen
3.1.18
Cookbooks

Feist's 'Pleasures' Is Equal Parts Diary and Cookbook

Leslie Feist may be a rock star, but her new cookbook is a collection of quiet, cosy memories.
Laura Studarus
2.28.18
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