Recent Obsession: The A.V. Undercover Series

Posted on 01 June 2013 by Mylynda Guthrie

I’ve been passionately (er, obsessively) sharing The A.V. Club’s YouTube channel with everyone and anyone lately – specifically, their great A.V. Undercover series. It may be old news to many, given that the most recent videos were posted seven months ago, but I was just recently turned on to the series by a pal (thank […] Continue Reading

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Two Cents Presents: 21 Under 21

Posted on 08 August 2012 by Mylynda Guthrie

Two Cents Presents: the second installment of Iman Fears’ 21 Under 21 Taylor Momsen, 18: 18-year-old Taylor Momsen has been in the public eye since 2007, when the then-pre-teen starred as Jenny Humphrey on the preppy cult-classic Gossip Girl. Five years later, she’s finally come into her own as the lead singer of her own—sometimes […] Continue Reading

Two Cents Presents: 21 Under 21

Posted on 27 June 2012 by Mylynda Guthrie

Meet our newest contributor, Iman Fears! She brings us the first of what we hope will be many features on Indie College with her first three picks for the best artists under 21.    Sky Ferreira    19-year-old electropop singer Sky Ferreira has been in the public eye for nearly three years—an eternity in the […] Continue Reading

Two Cents Presents: Second Annual Fashionably Late Gift Post!

Posted on 22 December 2011 by Mylynda Guthrie

Last year I wrote a blog post detailing neat gift ideas a mere 10 days before Christmas, because well….that’s when I was buying Christmas gifts. I adore gift hunting and giving, and I’m admittedly cocky about my ability to bestow a unique gift perfectly tailored to the personality and interests of the giftee (true story: […] Continue Reading

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Zooey Deschanel and Ben Gibbard are on the outs…

Posted on 01 November 2011 by Mylynda Guthrie

…millions of crushes are reignited. You heard it here first folks….or second, or third, if you read US Weekly and/or Pitchfork. Hell, you probably heard it here tenth, but I am writing about it anyway. Today America’s most beloved hipster starlet and the frontman of what once was one of the best indie bands of […] Continue Reading

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Two Cents Presents: Borrowed Idols

Posted on 30 June 2011 by Mylynda Guthrie

Borrowed Idols: Why My Generation Hasn’t Replaced Kurt Cobain And Doesn’t Deserve To -Clay Riedesel A strange thing happened yesterday. I woke up and proceeded to blare Nirvana’s Nevermind as I went through my morning rituals. After Nevermind ended I listened to In Utero, then I learned “Polly” on guitar. When my hands were too […] Continue Reading

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The King Is Dead: Is Musical Immortality Possible?

Posted on 13 May 2011 by Mylynda Guthrie

More importantly, when my generation grows old and has children and they grow up to thumb through our record collections, which ones will they pick? Will they find Funeral and Is This It as exciting as we did in 2004? Will Tim Kasher be their indie messiah like he was to us? Or will they go straight for Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and Who’s Next? Continue Reading

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Two Cents Presents: How 45 seconds with my radio forced me to face my music snobbery

Posted on 02 April 2011 by Mylynda Guthrie

"Imma disrobe you. Then Imma probe you." Continue Reading

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Two Cents Presents: Listen, Or I’ll Forget You – A Constructive Disadvantage

Posted on 09 March 2011 by Mylynda Guthrie

A new writing piece and set of original songs from Zak Freed. Continue Reading

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The Habitual Adventures of Zak Freed

Posted on 06 February 2011 by Mylynda Guthrie

I was on my way to cash an incredibly insignificant check when instead I got stuck listening to this old man at the stop playing a Ruan lute. He looked the part for the sounds that it made, too... Mustaches like the one this guy had have got to hold some kind of ancient, magical power - and judging by how old this instrument in particular seemed to be to me, it probably took him two hundred thousand years to really be able to harness its glory. Continue Reading

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