| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:14 AM
Who was Sunday's Coachella headliner? The band that played last, to wrap up the weekend on the main stage? Or the act that drew probably the weekend's biggest crowd, and certainly its most fevered rush of fans?
If the answer is the former, it's...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is a mere two weeks away, so those looking to impress with underground knowledge better start cramming.
Few souls are more in demand than geeks armed...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
How much legwork does pop stardom require?
Next weekend Aloe Blacc will appear along with some of music's buzziest acts — OutKast, Haim, Skrillex, Lorde — at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, the idyllic annual gathering near...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Tuesday night Arcade Fire hit Bridgeport on their Reflektor Tour, playing to a crowd of fancily dressed and costumed fans at the Webster Bank Arena.
The band requested the dress-code for the entire arena tour, and a free photo booth was set up to...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Many cities boast about their scenes, and rightly so. Few if any, though, have such a range of sounds as Los Angeles. It's overwhelming, as evidenced by the volume of artists trekking eastbound along Interstate 10 toward Austin, Texas. For those headed to...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:26 PM
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One of Neil Young’s not-so-whimsical mottoes has long been “Quality — whether you want it or not,” but it appears there’s a population of music fans that does want it,...
| May 27, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Dorothy is clicking her heels into town.
Andrew Lloyd Webber's stage adaptation of the film "The Wizard of Oz" comes to the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric today through June 1, and Julia McLellan will be front and center as the girl who...
| May 16, 2014
| 12:00 PM
"You are a predictable snotty little journalist that had to take a shot at the Rolling Stones. Overrated? I think not. You, on the other hand, have accomplished nothing in your pathetic little career. Who are you? Just another third-rate . . . writer."...
| May 16, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Arcade Fire isn't quite done with the sensation of its headlining Coachella music festival set, judging by footage from its new video for "We Exist."
The band shot the clip for the single (off its most recent album "Reflektor") on and offstage when...
| May 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"Austin City Limits" is humming an interesting tune: The PBS musical staple is about to celebrate its 40th anniversary with a landmark two-hour TV special. Yet its top producer sees a day when digital transmission of video and audio plays a...
| May 22, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Arcade Fire's new video for "We Exist" tells the story of a young transgender woman (as played by "Spider-Man" star Andrew Garfield) as she dances in a roadhouse dive bar and eventually ends up onstage with the band at Coachella.
But the video,...