Any DJ, cover band or organ grinder can attest to how touchy people can get when a requested song isn't played. The blowback can be even more harsh when the musical entity in question is Harmonix, the creator of the Rock Band video game franchise. Even though music gaming experienced some discerni ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsTacos make you smart.A new study indicates that tacos can make you smart. Specifically, rats given cumin-spiked water learned things more quickly, and were more resistant to a drug that mimics the effects of Alzheimer's. Earlier this year, rats whose diets were 5 to 15 perc ... More >>
Less Than Jake's upcoming February 11 show at Pop's has inspired A to Z to reminisce over the lost art of the ska/punk cover. The beauty is in its simplicity: It's the same song you know and love, just played faster and louder and splattered with horn lines. Less Than Jake has mastered the co ... More >>
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