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  • 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...
  • Album review: Ke$ha, 'Warrior'

    Album review: Ke$ha, 'Warrior'
    Album review: Ke$ha, 'Warrior' ***1/2 (out of 4) A few years ago, Ke$ha introduced herself to the world as a glitter enthusiast who uses whiskey for mouthwash. She has no particular image to maintain. So rather than turning to someone like mastermind...
  • The Hives are back and ready to rock

    The Hives are back and ready to rock
    All hail The Hives! The Swedish garage-rockers announced this week that their fifth studio album, "Lex Hives," will be released in June. As a huge fan of the wave of early-'00s garage rock groups with a "The" attached to their names (The White Stripes,...
  • Prepare yourself for gawk-apalooza

    Prepare yourself for gawk-apalooza
    There isn't going to be a better time all year for star sightings in Chicago than this weekend. Lollapalooza will not only bring 100-plus acts to the city, but also draw dozens of celebrities who are just as excited as the rest of us to watch their...
  • Girl Talk to headline Power Plant Live's St. Patrick's Day event

    Girl Talk to headline Power Plant Live's St. Patrick's Day event
    Girl Talk has been booked to perform at Power Plant Live on St. Patrick's Day, the venue is announcing today. The Baltimore act Height with Friends will open.  The two acts will perform on the outdoor stage March 17 for the venue's day-long St. Patrick's...
  • Album review: Yeah Yeah Yeahs' biting 'Mosquito'

    Album review: Yeah Yeah Yeahs' biting 'Mosquito'
    When the Yeah Yeah Yeahs began making records in 2001, it would've been difficult to imagine the band someday doing a song as "Like a Prayer"-ish as "Sacrilege," the first track on its new album. "Falling for a guy, fell down from the sky," frontwoman...
  • RedEye's Rock 'n' Vote 2013 Top 10

    RedEye's Rock 'n' Vote 2013 Top 10
    UPDATE: 2013 Rock 'n' Vote voting has closed. RSVP for the show (required for attendance) and click here to get to know this year's acts better. See you there! The abundance of great Chicago bands never ceases, or ceases to impress. That’s...
  • Review: 'Mosquito' by Yeah Yeah Yeahs; 'Smokin Flames' by Hymn for Her

    Review: 'Mosquito' by Yeah Yeah Yeahs; 'Smokin Flames' by Hymn for Her
    Yeah Yeah Yeahs "Mosquito" (Interscope) When the Yeah Yeah Yeahs began making records in 2001, it would've been difficult to imagine the band someday doing a song as "Like a Prayer"-ish as "Sacrilege," the first track on its new album. "Falling...
  • Album review: Daft Punk, 'Random Access Memories'

    Album review: Daft Punk, 'Random Access Memories'
    3 stars (out of 4) Now that electronic music has become a major presence on the pop charts and the sports arenas of North America, the timing couldn’t be better for the French godfathers of 21st Century rave to strap on their robot gear and ride...
  • Review: Daft Punk's 'Random Access Memories' is robotic with heart

    Review: Daft Punk's 'Random Access Memories' is robotic with heart
    For a sense of the random oddities that dot Daft Punk's strange, funky, cosmic new album, "Random Access Memories," consider a partial discography of the musicians employed by the two Frenchmen in service of its creation. The duo, Thomas Bangalter and...