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  • Fiona Apple, Blake Mills announce joint fall tour

    Fiona Apple, Blake Mills announce joint fall tour
    After zooming back into public view last week with the Paul Thomas Anderson-directed video for her song "Hot Knife," Fiona Apple announced Monday that she'll tour the United States this fall. Set to launch Oct. 3 in Portland, Ore., the trek is billed as...
  • SXSW 2014: Rick Ross celebrates, Julian Casablancas experiments

    SXSW 2014: Rick Ross celebrates, Julian Casablancas experiments
    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...
  • SXSW 2014: Side Effect is first Myanmar band to play at festival

    SXSW 2014: Side Effect is first Myanmar band to play at festival
    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...
  • Concert review: Pearl Jam at Alpine Valley Music Theatre

    Concert review: Pearl Jam at Alpine Valley Music Theatre
    Pearl Jam didn’t design the first of its 20th anniversary concerts Saturday at Alpine Valley Music Theatre with the casual fan in mind. Instead, the 2 ½-hour, 28-song set in front of a packed house was one for the diehards, a celebration of some of...
  • Sighting: Jay Cutler at Paris Club, Lupe Fiasco at Chicago Cut Steakhouse

    Sighting: Jay Cutler at Paris Club, Lupe Fiasco at Chicago Cut Steakhouse
    The Bears' Jay Cutler, "Curb Your Enthusiasm" host Jeff Garlin and "Pardon the Interruption" co-host Michael Wilbon all dined separately at Paris Club Saturday. Bill and Giuliana Rancic -- who are set to open a restaurant with Paris Club owners RJ,...
  • Amid breakup rumors, The Strokes hit the road stronger

    Amid breakup rumors, The Strokes hit the road stronger
    Nikolai Fraiture hopes The Strokes aren't breaking up. The New York five-member band has been dogged with questions about its longevity, relevance and commitment ever since the hype over its first album, "This is It," cooled down in the early 2000s. The...
  • Bruce Hornsby's new live album charts on the Billboard 200

    Bruce Hornsby's new live album charts on the Billboard 200
    A new, 27-track live album by Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers was released through Amazon.com last week. For May 2 only "Bride of The Noisemakers" was available as a $3.99 download -- a juicy discount from the normal price of $7.99. The physical...
  • Your guide to finding celebs at Lollapalooza

    Your guide to finding celebs at Lollapalooza
    Lollapalooza, according to “Rushmore” star and former Phantom Planet drummer Jason Schwartzman, is a little like the 1986 animated film “Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation. He can explain. Sort of. “The bands stay in one hotel...
  • Lollapalooza Day 1: Hello, Brazil, and Coldplay says 'So long' to Amy Winehouse

    Lollapalooza Day 1: Hello, Brazil, and Coldplay says 'So long' to Amy Winehouse
    Day 1 of Lollapalooza 2011 is in the books, as the first of 130 bands played on eight stages Friday in Grant Park. Attendance was maxed out – with 90,000 people expected each of three days at the festival. Here’s how Friday went down, with...
  • Album review: The Strokes, 'Comedown Machine'

    Album review: The Strokes, 'Comedown Machine'
    *** (out of four) A decidedly more '80s version of The Strokes shows up for "Comedown Machine," the New York outfit's fifth major release. How '80s is this record? It's so '80s that there's actually a song called "'80s Comedown Machine." It'd be a...
  • Emily's Army, the punk offspring of Green Day, makes some noise

    Emily's Army, the punk offspring of Green Day, makes some noise
    When he was 12, Joey Armstrong triumphantly walked off the stage after his band finished its first-ever performance. His preteen punk band had won over some new fans and, more important, his secret was still safe. Or so he thought — until the...