| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:28 AM
School has normally been a breeding ground for bands. The members of the Doors, Bad Religion and Linkin Park met at UCLA, The Strokes initially connected in high school and Bear Hands singer-guitarist Dylan Rau and guitarist Ted Feldman met at the liberal...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:13 AM
Because you can never have too much good outdoor music during what passes for fall in South Florida, Live Nation has created the Coral Skies Music Festival, a kaleidoscope of youthful acts gathering Oct. 26 at the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach....
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:08 PM
“Party girls don’t get hurt,” Sia claims in her Top 20 summer hit “Chandelier,” which also opens her new album. It’s an idea she spends the rest of “1000 Forms of Fear” disproving.
An Australian singer and...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Jesse Malin is a musician's musician. Some of the most celebrated and respected singer-songwriters on the circuit admire the gritty New York recording artist.
The cerebral bard, who came of age leading D-Generation, which formed 23 years ago, has jammed...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Karen O is set to release her first solo album "Crush Songs," the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' lead singer announced Wednesday.
#CrushSongs will first be available pre-release as a ltd, special edition vinyl on @CultRecords http://t.co/OzKVaeLARS--
Karen O (@...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:44 AM
This year's FYF Fest lineup looks like it could be a Coachella bill.
The annual punk-ish festival has grown by leaps and bounds since its 2011 partnership with Goldenvoice, and the headliners for the Aug. 23 and 24 event reflect that. Onetime...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 1:53 PM
On March 15, while much of Austin, Texas, was drowning in music and marketing and thousands of tiny bands were running the streets trying to make a dent, history was being made on a little stage at B.D. Riley's.
Chances are you didn't hear about Side...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
INDIO — The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has been referred to by some as Bro-chella since at least 2008, when the annual desert gathering featured such dude-friendly headliners as Jack Johnson and Roger Waters.
The latest edition,...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:40 PM
On an April Tuesday afternoon, a big black van rolled through the streets of Elmhurst.
It might have been rented for a prom by a group of friends. It might have contained a baseball team headed to a game.
Then it stopped at Dominic Corso's home and...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 6:00 AM
AUSTIN, Texas — Rick Ross had come to South by Southwest, as indeed he goes most places, to boast.
"I just celebrated my fifth No. 1 album," the Miami rapper said Saturday night at the Fader Fort. Last week, Ross's so-so "Mastermind" debuted...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Journalism — especially that of the pop-culture variety — has endured all sorts of blows in the last five years: layoffs left and right, publications getting shuttered, checks being slashed. But when all seems utterly dark and the stray vapors...