Give Of Montreal's back catalogue even a casual listen and you'll find a little bit of everything -- glam rock, disco, psychedelia and pure pop -- sometimes all crammed into the same song. The band's main man, Kevin Barnes, is a complex and contradictory figure, creating everything from obscure char ... More >>
For those skeptical about Colorado's hip-hop scene, the folks at the Colorado Rap Report blog have assembled some of the finest local acts on one compilation -- including the Pirate Signal, ManeLine, Ichiban, Whygee, Distrakt, Dent, Deca and 3 the Hardway, among others -- in an effort to showcase ho ... More >>
After teaming up for a successful three-night run in New York City last year, Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood announced an exclusive fourteen-city U.S. tour that stops at the Pepsi Center on Sunday, June 21. They'll each play their own solo hits as well as perform tunes by Blind Faith, an outfit the ... More >>
I was there, and you can hear it In case you're not familiar with it, archive.org is a giant Internet archive of all kinds of stuff -- old websites, tons of free audio and video, etc. It's one of my favorite Internet sites, largely because of the absolutely ginormous collections of free music from ... More >>
Slide show review by Cory Casciato Punk-fueled '80s keyboard balladry collided head-on with big-band garage psych at Hi-Dive on May Day when Mark Mallman and the turbo-insanity of Dark Meat set Thursday on fire. More Thursday nights should be like this.
Malas Semilla, Light Travels Faster and Dark Meat August 28, 2007 The hi-dive Better than: A psychedelic tent revival Malas Semillas was the sound of an alternate universe where hipster culture spontaneously generated in the Appalachians, complete with irony and punk rock roots intact, but lackin ... More >>