| Dec 12, 2012
Of all the eyebrow-raising entertainment-related headlines I've read, this one is up there:
"Paul McCartney to replace Kurt Cobain in Nirvana reunion"
What? Huh? This can't be true. With all due respect to Sir Beatle, even at his peak his voice and...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 2:44 PM
On Monday, we brought you news that Dave Grohl's filmmaking debut, "Sound City," would premiere next month at Sundance. Now, the Foo Fighters frontman has unveiled the trailer for the upcoming documentary, which is named after the film's subject: a grungy...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Weekends are wonderfully musical around here, offering, more often than not, too many events for any one listener to take in, without benefit of helicopter or cloning. The choices I made last weekend paid handsome dividends.
On Saturday night at the...
| May 1, 2013
| 6:07 AM
There is no set criterion for a great dive bar. A dingy bar can have character. An unassuming exterior could hide a spectacular interior. Sometimes, the right jukebox is all it takes.
But all great dives are unified by one factor: They possess an...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Major Lazer, like many dance-hall and EDM artists, traffics in nostalgia via sentimental ’80s and ’90s samples. New Order, a band that helped forge the sound of dance music decades ago, traffics in the nostalgia of its own songs. At...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 10:05 AM
w/ A Life Once Lost, Lightsbane, Pariah, Oath of Insanity and Circle the Drain. $12 advance, $15 doors. 6 p.m., Nov. 15. The Webster Underground, 31 Webster St., Hartford, webstertheater.com
Dave Davidson's longtime affinity for metal...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:46 AM
AUSTIN, Texas -- Dave Grohl, looking more professorial than usual (it must have been the dark-rimmed glasses he donned for the occasion), might have a future scripting reality shows if this music thing doesn't work out.
During his keynote speech Thursday...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 1:35 PM
w/ Excision and Vaski. $25. 8 p.m., Mar. 13. Oakdale Theatre, 95 S. Turnpike Road, Wallingford, oakdale.com
A single origami formation holds tremendous significance for Alex Botwin, a Boulder, Colo.-based beatsmith professionally...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 8:18 AM
To say The Last Bison have a lot of irons in the fire is a flaming understatement. The band's major-label debut album, "Inheritance," is set for a March 5 release. A new video is in progress. On Tuesday, the band heads back out on the road.
| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Jenny Owen Youngs
w/ Mirah and Jaymay. $12 advance, $14 doors. 7 p.m., Nov. 11. The Space, 295 Treadwell St., Building H, Hamden, (203) 288-6400, thespace.tk.
As a frivolous pop song, "Call Me Maybe" happily aspires to be nothing more than that....
| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:00 PM
A van decorated by famous Seattle rocker Kurt Cobain sold on eBay Tuesday for a sprightly $24,701.
According to the eBay seller purpledogmusic_0, the van, a 1972 Dodge Sportsman Royal, served as well-known Washington punk band the Melvins' first "touring...