Our greatest pop mind has made his anti-pop record. At last.
Because 40 just wouldn’t cut it.
Three writers sift through hundreds of bands with their report and photos.
From All Points West to Vegoose: it’s a long list.
Sigur Rós snap out of their sleepwalk, but head to safety for album seven.
Hov hits the studio with Rick Rubin, Pharrell, and Timbaland.
You either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain.
Ten years on, everything still looks perfect.
The band’s singer-songwriter steps behind the blade, too.
Welcome to the third installment of Aux.Out. Book Club, where a group of us tackle a new or renowned book of the music canon and lay down some of our thoughts. Last time we slogged through the 2012 R. Kelly diary/autobiography/memoir/Yearbook Soulacoaster: The Diary of Me. Today, a “biopic” by the author Touré on the music industry’s most enigmatic, paradoxical, and funkiest people: I Would Die 4 U: Why Prince Became an Icon. Please read along with us in the future (our next book is at the bottom).