Everyone who told me, last week, to cop Emperor Tomato Ketchup wins a Horde commendation for uncommon bravery in battle for new sounds. What a beautiful album. And what a beautiful song. ("Anonymous Collective") I'd love to see the Yeah Yeahs Yeahs take a crack at this. You can hear the DNA of "Maps" and "Modern Romance" here.
Colorado is now well into its first year as the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. How's it going? James Hamblin visits Aspen.