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  • REVIEW: Cowboy Junkies at Musikfest Cafe in Bethlehem play old and new well; but one's better than the other

     
    Call it a tale of two sets, with the story being that both were compelling, but one better than the other. When 1990s alt-county rockers Cowboy Junkies played Musikfest Café at ArtsQuest Center on Thursday, it split its concert into......
  • Concert review: The xx at the Fillmore Miami Beach, Feb. 5

    Concert review: The xx at the Fillmore Miami Beach, Feb. 5
    If the xx’s brand of hypnotic and soulful groove-making is best heard on a pair of headphones or privately in a dark bedroom, then the British trio that visited the sold-out Fillmore Miami Beach on Tuesday night performed a set that was anything but...
  • Lou Reed cancels Coachella, Orpheum dates

    Lou Reed cancels Coachella, Orpheum dates
    Coachella just got a bit less grizzled. Citing "unavoidable complications," Lou Reed announced Tuesday that he has canceled his planned appearance at next month's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, scheduled to bring artists including Blur,...
  • Justin Timberlake tops album chart with 968,000 copies sold

    Justin Timberlake tops album chart with 968,000 copies sold
    He didn't quite hit the million-sold mark, though he came awfully close. Capping a whirlwind promotional run that included hosting "Saturday Night Live," performing on five consecutive episodes of "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" and playing an intimate...
  • Lou Reed's will revealed as remembrances continue

    Lou Reed's will revealed as remembrances continue
    Lou Reed left behind one of the most influential catalogs in music, spanning his Velvet Underground records and decades of solo work and collaborations. But he also left behind something more immediate -- his will and estate. The 71-year-old died Oct....
  • Tift Merritt's 'Night' music

    Tift Merritt's 'Night' music
    Tift Merritt is the restless sort. You can read it in her lyrics, yearning, deep-rooted narratives about moving around and moving on, often alone. You can hear it in her music, which rests comfortably within many genres without settling for any. And you...
  • Review: Catastrophe loves company in 'We're Gonna Die'

    Review: Catastrophe loves company in 'We're Gonna Die'
    Death and denial were made for each other, but for those facing tragedy, the raw truth can be a tonic. In "We're Gonna Die," theater artist Young Jean Lee turns the bleaker facts of life into a delightful, hourlong hipster cabaret. The show, a...
  • 'Rock Critic' hits an honest chord

    If you had to guess what kind of play "How to Be a Rock Critic" might be from its title alone, precedent would strongly suggest some kind of comic-absurdist romp. After all, it's not unusual for scoffing to be on the agenda when critics turn up as...
  • Review: Nico Osteria

    Review: Nico Osteria
    Review: Nico Osteria 1015 N. Rush St. 312-994-7100 Rating: !!!1/2 (out of 4) Heating up She didn’t like her name. Herbert Tobias, the photographer who discovered her, agreed. “Christa Paffgen” was guttural, inelegant, a moniker...
  • Lou Reed dead at 71

    Lou Reed dead at 71
    Lou Reed, anchor of New York rock band the Velvet Underground and widely regarded as one of pop's most influential musicians, has died, the Associated Press reported Sunday. He was 71. Though a cause of death has not yet been revealed, the Associated...
  • Se despide Lou Reed: 'chico malo del rock'

    Se despide Lou Reed: 'chico malo del rock'
    Aunque Lou Reed, fallecido el domingo a los 71 años de edad en Long Island (Nueva York), afirmaba que dejó de ser "el chico malo del rock" en los setenta, este icono del "underground" y exvagabundo del lado salvaje nunca perdió oportunidad de azuzar al...