Music is life. Or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon now. Sharing is caring. Don't ho ... More >>
Have you heard the good/great news? Legendary punk band Fugazi is opening the vaults and releasing recordings of pretty much every live show the band has ever played. As a group with a reputation for incredible live shows who doesn't do a lot of touring these days, that's great news for fans ... More >>
Jamie Lidell, who issued his latest effort, Compass, on Warp last month, hits the Bluebird Theater again Tuesday, September 7. Advance tickets $20.50 and $25 day of show, but early bird tickets are $15 available from 10 a.m. Friday, June 18 through midnight Sunday, June 20.
This year's Lollapalooza lineup has been revealed. Bold face names this time around: Soundgarden, Green Day, Lady Gaga, Arcade Fire and Erykah Badu, alongside nearly ninety of the brightest emerging acts, including MGMT, Grizzly Bear, the National, Yeasayer, Phoenix, Frightened Rabbit and Edward S ... More >>
Josh Reichmann Oracle BandCrazy PowerPaper Bag RecordsAfter a perfectly respectable run as frontman of Toronto artsy punk outfit Tangiers, Josh Reichmann set off on his own last year, surprising fans of his earlier work by reinventing himself as a left-field soul man on the Life is Legal EP. With th ... More >>
I saw some great shows in 2008, along with quite a few not-so-great shows. It can be hard to quantify the best shows -- what really makes one show better than another, after all? Is it a killer set list, a virtuoso performance, the accompanying light show? Becasue of that, I'm going to share with yo ... More >>
Here's a wrap up of all the exciting stuff you missed this week while you were goggling in amazement at Metallica's insistence that a blogger take down his preview of their upcoming album, thus demonstrating the group's continued lack of anything resembling a clue when it come to these here internet ... More >>
Jamie Lidell w/ James Pants Bluebird Theater Monday June 2, 2008 Better than: Any Monday night show in my personal history. From the moment Jamie Lidell and his band take the stage, it’s apparent that something weird is afoot. It’s the clothes. Three of the five are in costume. Lidell is garbe ... More >>
Monday, June 2, Bluebird Theater, 303-377-1666.
Saturday, June 16
Ten albums that make it easy to avoid fretting about your old-fashioned Rockist ways.
The year in review.
Multiply (Warp Records)