PIXIES at FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | 2/13/14 Like the Ramones, the Pixies took stage and had little in the way of breaks between songs. There was no banter, no awkward joking and no meandering dialogue while anyone tuned or tried to read a set list. The only interruptions came when the band teased a bit ... More >>
Some more sad news to report for a music community that's still grappling with the losses of some other dearly departed friends: If you haven't heard, Joe Cahill, Leftover Salmon's lighting designer, passed away last week in New Orleans. According to an item filed by the New Orleans Times-Picayune, ... More >>
Dinosaur Jr was the product of three guys from Massachusetts who had played in the hardcore bands Deep Wound and All White Jury. But when J Mascis, Lou Barlow and Murph got together, the music they produced sounded like it had all but shed that background in favor of melody, and the outfit made the ... More >>
Will it go 'round in circles? Bassist/vocalist Rob Barbato of Darker My Love initially seemed reticent to show much of himself during an interview for a September 25 Westword profile of his band. But with a little prodding, he began sharing background about himself and his band in what turned out ... More >>
The Tin Hat Trio defies description -- even by its own members.
Classical acoustician Janet Feder takes flight with a flock of musical surprises.
Gerald Nicosia has spent a decade challenging the disposition of Jack Kerouac's $20 million literary estate. Along the way, he's annoyed most of what remains of the beat generation.
Two decades does the music of Yusef Lateef and Rahsaan Roland Kirk a world of good.