The Soft Bulletin of The Flaming Lips

It was released over a decade ago, but The Soft Bulletin remains one of the most enduring albums by one of alt/synth-rock’s most enduring bands.

Unplugging: R.E.M calls it quits after 30 years

As many bands gear up for tours and special performances, MXDWN is sad to say we lost a legendary band this week. Their music remains engraved in the hearts of fans, and we’ll keep on rocking.

A closer look at the Plastic Ono Band

The clanging of the opening bells on Plastic Ono Band announced John Lennon as an artist independent of that hysterical epidemic known as the Beatles.

Unplugging: Moogfest and the Flaming Lips

Does Google’s logo in celebration of Les Paul’s would-be 96th birthday have you falling in love with music all over again? Rekindle that passion with your trusted relationship counselor, MXDWN. We’re not taking sides.

Unplugging: RIP Gil Scott-Heron

It is with a heavy heart that we report on the death of legendary poet and musician Gil Scott-Heron, author of the acclaimed work “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised.”

Unplugging: Pearl Jam celebrates two decades of grunge

Did your PSN account get hacked? Well, if they’ve got your information now, you just gotta wait for the bogus charges to start rolling in. You might as well forget about it all and take a break with MXDWN and Unplugging.