Rob Harvilla

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Around the Voice: Dum Dum Girls' Past Gets Unwrapped

    I Will Be reluctant to answer questions about my past‚ÄčEvery week, we gather some interesting stuff from our sister Village Voice Media publications' music sections. Just for kicks. Here's last week's entry.Owl City has a song called "Hello Seattle" and Seattle Weekly likes that fact.The story b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Worst Lyrics of 2008

    And now it's time for the "I love you like a fat kid loves cake" memorial Worst Lyrics of 2008, March Madness-style tournament, this year a terrifying mélange of appalling oral-sex requests, bargain-bin philosophies, grammatical atrocities, and cringe-inducing pillow talk. To elevate the drama, I p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2008

    Around the Voice - Metallica, Metallica, and more Metallica

    The musical darlings of the Village Voice Media. Rob Harvilla over at the Village Voice reviews Metallica's latest offering Death Magnetic only after playing it on Guitar Hero III. The album was offered on the day of its release as a 11-track download for the game. Riverfront Times' A to Z blog ta ... More >>

  • Year End

    December 23, 2004

    Number One with a Fragment

    Hip-hop dominates the charts but the resurgence in modern music is propelled by its subgenres