| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
In the past few years, some have criticized the annual SXSW music festival in Austin, Tex. as becoming a logjam of bands, brands and free vodka that no longer serves as a place to discover promising new acts. That's ridiculous. At SXSW, sometimes a...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 7:56 AM
As of this moment, Huntsville, Ala., is the "Rocket City," a place best known for housing the military's missile development program.
But if it were up to G-Side, the city's of-the-moment rap duo of ST 2 Lettaz and Yung Clova, Huntsville would be hip-...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 8:25 AM
Welcome back from Thanksgiving weekend! How was the big night? Did anyone catch The Bridge at Rams Head? Or Bob Seger the night after? The Seger show was, according to reporter Chris Kaltenbach, especially good. This week, the big shows are by Erykah Badu...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 7:15 PM
Mac Miller isn't the only person in hip-hop making money on his own. Here are five other acts that created their buzz without a major label's help.
Abel Tresfaye, aka the Weeknd, is Toronto's enigmatic R&B crooner-on-a-bender whose two...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 12:11 PM
Let's face it: there's too much new music in a year for any one human being to digest. "2011 Gems" is a December feature on Midnight Sun where I highlight some of the tracks that might have flown under your radar. First up is Jackie Chain's smooth tribute...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 4:15 PM
What: Pitchfork Music Festival
Where: Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph St.
When: 3:20 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
What: 45 bands/artists, three stages, hosted by e-zine pitchfork.com
Tickets: Ticketweb.com ($...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 11:43 AM
Day 2 of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park is at an end, with another sell-out Saturday. Here’s how it went down, with reports from me (GK), my hard-working colleague Bob Gendron (BG) and video and editing from Kevin Pang.