| Apr 11, 2013
| 7:22 AM
The Avett Brothers’ latest album, “The Carpenter,” is built on timeless ambitions. Introspective and mature, it yearns with existential, big-picture poetry about life’s inevitabilities, happy and sad. Much of the banjo-driven boot-...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Just ahead of his planned appearance this weekend on "Saturday Night Live," Miguel on Wednesday released a new remix of his song "How Many Drinks?" featuring Kendrick Lamar.
The two L.A.-based artists broke out in 2012 with two of the year's most...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Album Review: Snow Patrol's 'Fallen Empires' written by Mikael Wood....
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Amnesty International's Bob Dylan tribute benefit album features 76 tracks by more than 80 artists. Listeners can find a variety of ways to sample the artists who salute Bob Dylan to benefit the human rights organization....
| May 6, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Meshuggah, Baroness and Decapitated each brought varying levels of metal intensity to West Hollywood's House of Blues on Saturday night. Pop & Hiss reviews the show....
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:23 PM
An Allentown teen and seven from Montgomery County will join more than 100 other student musicians from School of Rock franchises Saturday in New York City for a concert, as well as a competition to win a scholarship to Mayhem......
| Apr 1, 2012
It's a Thursday afternoon in a dark, windowless room by the 5 Freeway, and Mario Lalli is standing with an electric guitar. His eyes are shut tight as he slashes a jangly, agitated riff with his band, Fatso Jetson. With flannel on his back and a dark soul...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 1:28 AM
Tom Cruise went from jumping on Oprah’s couch, to jumping on Alec Baldwin’s stage at the Bourbon Room (the old Whiskey A-Go-Go) on the Sunset Strip.
Walking into the screening, I heard one critic say “Why would Tom Cruise want to do...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 8:48 AM
Connecticut loses bands to other scenes sometimes but sometimes we gain them back. That's a good thing. One of those bands we got back is Superart.
Superart was, at one point, stationed down in Georgia and went by the name Weirdbeard. They are back in...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 10:12 AM
2 stars (out of 4)
In the last decade, Mark Lanegan has been nearly as busy as Rihanna, providing vocals on numerous tracks and albums with an indie-rock-leaning pedigree. Since the break-up of his great Seattle band Screaming Trees in the ‘90s,...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Lollapalooza weekend will once again be bustling with club activity before and after the big outdoor shows Aug. 5-7 in Grant Park, this year with four nights of bonus concerts beginning Aug. 3. Though there are no arena-sized headliners playing......