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Nitsuh Abebe

April 29, 2013 | Features
This Is Punk?

If a movement known for rage, rebellion, and adolescent id becomes the focus of a high-fashion celebration, is it the final studded nail in the coffin or proof of everlasting life? What punk means now, and what it meant then.

February 11, 2013 | Feature

nitsuh abebe on ’93 in music.

December 10, 2012 |
Song of the Year

Sky Ferreira’s “Everything Is Embarrassing.”

November 12, 2012 | Features
When You Were Born

Electricity to the north, darkness to the south, the future out there somewhere.

August 27, 2012
Animal Collective’s Weird Relapse

The yelps are back on Centipede Hz.

August 27, 2012
David Byrne and St. Vincent Break the Brass Ceiling

Pop’s nerviest duo indulge their horn-filled fantasies while there’s still a music business to bankroll them.

May 14, 2012 | The Pop Music Review
Part-Time Alchemist

In his new opera, Blur’s Damon Albarn channels Queen Elizabeth’s angel whisperer.

May 7, 2012 | Intelligencer
Cloudy Thinking

Music fandom gets rewired.

March 5, 2012
Björk’s Big Bang

Don’t be frightened, says the Icelandic singer turned professor of science and musicology. Even that gravity harp won’t kill you.

February 20, 2012 | The Pop Music Review
Ring the Alarm

Noisy Brooklyn duo Sleigh Bells return with a dreamy, speaker-blowing second album.