| Oct 30, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Nick Millhiser and Alex Frankel have the uncanny ability to write songs with heavy themes and danceable grooves.
“We've always liked stuff that can feel kind of fun and carefree from a production standpoint, but lyrically not have to be totally...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:00 AM
During a period of relative stability, MGMT has produced its least stable-sounding record so far.
"MGMT," the self-titled new album by the duo of Benjamin Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden (their fourth overall), gathers together 45 minutes of lysergic...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 7:35 AM
On Night 3 of blind auditions, hopefuls get 90 seconds to showcase their talent and hopefully end up on one of the coaches' teams.
Coaches Adam, CeeLo, Christina and Blake were all ready to add more talent to their growing teams. It was a big night...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 2:15 PM
For those lucky, or crazy, enough to take in both weekends of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, the biggest struggle is mapping out who you’re going to see.
Everyone’s plan of attack seems to be different.
| Apr 10, 2014
It didn't take long for guitarist/singer Henry Hall, drummer Robby Caplan and bassist Evan Low to find each other after arriving on the Wesleyan University campus four years ago. Within the first couple of months of the semester, they'd formed Grand...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 1:03 PM
While attendees to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival can increasingly enjoy such lush accouterments as four-course meals and beauty studios, there are plenty of perks for those staying closer to home this weekend, including air conditioning and...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Opening day of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is history, so all of those second-weekend pass holders know what to expect -- and can plan accordingly.
With acts like Muse, Skrillex, MGMT, Lorde and Pharrell Williams among some of...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 6:00 AM
INDIO — As a giant impenetrable scrum of attendees waited for New Zealand singer Lorde, 17, to take the Outdoor stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Nearby, MGMT played the main stage, and the chorus of its song "The Youth"...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 9:00 AM
In 2010, Foster the People's Mark Foster lived the dream for an aspiring songwriter.
Buoyed by a light-stepping danceable beat, "Pumped Up Kicks" was electronic bubble gum pop with a dark lyrical undercurrent and a carefree tone that quickly went...
| Dec 21, 2013
Consider this a purge.
A necessary year-end draining of the snippets, moments and bolts of cultural lightning that burned hot in my skull, sometimes left a mark, sometimes faded quickly, but always jolted me awake in 2013 and became, if only for one...
| Sep 19, 2013
Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Robin Thicke at Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, N.J., Elton John at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia and Jake Clemons of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band are among......