| Jun 20, 2013
When Mike Carey walks to his home office to write “The Unwritten,” he passes one of the earliest things he […]...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 11:58 AM
Monday, October 15
Angels & Airwaves - Everything's Magic
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Phenomena
Weezer - Burndt Jamb
We Are Scientists - Tonight
The Killers - When You Were Young
Friday, September 28
Rancid – Ruby Soho
Specials – A...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 7:14 AM
There are starting to be a ton of Spotify playlists out there (I’m sure some of you have started your own). But sifting through all of them is a pain in the ass, so here you go.
(If you have an interesting playlist, share it with me.)...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 1:55 PM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
The Ides of March
Machine Gun Preacher
Pop Up Video (returns after a decade absence; noon; VH1)
House (season premiere; 9 p.m.; Fox)
The A-List Dallas (series debut;...
| Jun 26, 2011
The time slot was an unforgiving one and the venue even worse. When Foster the People ambled onstage at noon on the final full day of the nearly weeklong South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, in March, it was exhaustion rather than...
| Jun 11, 2012
*** (out of four)
It's easy to underestimate the magnitude of Usher's pop stardom. He doesn't draw attention like Lady Gaga, put out music as often as Rihanna, or boast as rabid a fan base as his protegé Justin Bieber. But Usher is, in fact, a very big...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 2:02 PM
***1/2 (out of four)
I really didn’t want to like Passion Pit’s latest album, “Gossamer.” I’m still having flashbacks from 2009-2010 when repeated plays of “Sleepyhead” ruined every party I attended, and when...
| Mar 10, 2012
Here are sample playlists put together from my own (admittedly limited) library, each one "arced" for a particular purpose. Then I asked a few folks who can really pick out a tune to share their sample lists.
It's siesta time....
| Jul 26, 2012
In about a week-and-a-half I'll post yesterday's very fun interview with"Celeste and Jesse Forever"star/co-writer Rashida Jones.
For now, here's a snippet from the conversation that has nothing to do with the movie (opening Aug. 10) or anything else&...
| Jan 4, 2011
In a time when new music moves so fast that it feels like we should already be talking about 2012âs hot young bands, here are 11 of our picks to watch in 2011 â a few new names and some more recognizable locals primed to take their sounds to new...
| Sep 23, 2011
Pink Floyd set for extensive catalog reissue...