• Taylor Swift starts frenzy with surprise signed ‘Folklore’ CDs at stores

    Taylor Swift starts frenzy with surprise signed ‘Folklore’ CDs at stores

    Taylor Swift is keeping things indie. On Thursday morning, a multitude of indie record stores across America took to social media to share that signed “Folklore” CDs “just showed up” — as Chicago’s Reckless Records put it — at the door. Fans were instructed that the supply was limited to one per customer and that …
  • SCOTUS Rules Against Trump Over Financial Records, But the President Walks Away the Winner

    SCOTUS Rules Against Trump Over Financial Records, But the President Walks Away the Winner

    Somehow, Donald Trump managed to lose the cases revolving around his financial records today but still walk away the winner. How did he manage that feat? As with most things to come out of the Roberts court, it’s complicated and a matter of timing. The first case involved the New York district attorney, an outspoken …
  • Iconic punk label Dischord Records makes entire catalog free online

    Iconic punk label Dischord Records makes entire catalog free online

    Record stores may be closed right now, but one legendary punk purveyor just made its entire discography free to stream. Washington, DC-based indie music label Dischord Records, founded in 1980, has made its full catalog available for free on Bandcamp in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. And while streaming is free on Bandcamp, higher …