Derrick Rossignol
Derrick Rossignol

Derrick is a freelance writer who's mused about music, basketball, and whatever for Diffuser, Pretty Much Amazing, Dime and other places. He hosts "The Longest Album Review Podcast," in which he reviews the same Nickeback album every week because he likes a good challenge. Reach out at derrickrossignol.com.

April 28, 2015

The 15 Albums That Made These Two Years the Defining Era for Indie Rock

Everything you loved in high school came out during two glorious years.

Nov. 28, 2014

19 Indie Christmas Songs That Deserve to Be Classics

Because holiday playlists need a break from Mariah Carey
Nov. 3, 2014

18 Albums You Need to Hear This November

This is an amazing month for music.
Oct. 21, 2014

13 Albums That the Most Successful Musicians Listen To

These are the records that taught them everything.
Oct. 14, 2014

11 Top Cities for Music That Aren't New York or L.A.

The best music comes from where you'd least expect.

Oct. 3, 2014

10 Acts That Prove Korean Music Is So Much More Than K-Pop

This music scene is way richer than just pop.
Sept. 30, 2014

A New Invention Will Finally Prevent Cellphones from Ruining Concerts

They're bringing real life back to music.
Aug. 8, 2013

Polyphonic Spree Review: 'Yes It's True' Is the Happiest Album of the Year

With their new album, "Yes, It's True," this symphonic, white-robed rock group has managed to keep their head in the clouds, but their feet on the ground
June 17, 2013

NBA Finals 2013: Does Spurs Forward Matt Bonner Have the NBA's Best Taste in Music?

Matt Bonner, the sharpshooting forward of the San Antonio Spurs, has revealed his pretty fabulous taste in non-mainstream music.
April 12, 2013

3 Reasons Why Dating the Wendy's Girl Would Suck

She's a cute, fiery redhead, but some of her "charming" qualities may turn out to be a real pain.

March 29, 2013

The Strokes' 'Comedown Machine': A Wild Journey That's All Their Own

In "Comedown Machine," the oft-hailed indie rockers realize what kind of band they are: one that plays whatever they want, whether it's rock or an odd experiment, and plays it extremely well.
March 11, 2013

SXSW Bands 2013: Bear Mountain Tells Us Why It's Worth It to Play For Free

Ian Bevis, front-man of the Vancouver indie pop group, talks about performing at South By Southwest, gaining popularity as a band, and music in the Internet age.
March 11, 2013

Kicell: 4 Foreign-Language Bands Americans Should Care About

The return of 1960s Brazilian legend Os Mutantes highlights these four other bands whose musical greatness actually defies the language barrier.