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  • The Walkmen run toward a new record, tour with Fleet Foxes

     
    The Walkmen have gotten a sprinter’s start as they prepare a follow-up to their 2010 album, “Lisbon” -- recording 18 songs ahead of schedule for the forthcoming record. So far, the new tracks have proved to be an exercise in sonic...
  • Summer preview 2011: 10 must-see concerts and festivals

     
    As usual the summer calendar is overwhelmed with concerts. Here are a few of the more promising ones arranged chronologically: Photos: 10 must-see shows Downtown Sound: Each Monday evening through July 25, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and...
  • Live review: KROQ's Weenie Roast stays true to itself and its acts

     
    KROQ-FM (106.7) isn't known for curveballs in its well-cemented playlist of angsty '90s survivors and modern takes on SoCal punk. Even at Weenie Roast, its annual summer-heralding showcase of the station's mainstays and scrappier newcomers, a "surprise"...
  • Paul McCartney, Lou Reed, She & Him and more offer a fresh spin on Buddy Holly

     
    Paul McCartney, Lou Reed and Florence + the Machine and more pay tribute to the rock ’n’ roll legend Buddy Holly on new album ‘Rave On Buddy Holly.’...
  • SXSW 2011: The music stories to watch [UPDATED]

     
    SXSW 2011 sees locals such as Apex Manor, Odd Future, Zola Jesus and the Belle Brigade trying to break out. Also, look for veteran acts such as the Strokes at TV on the Radio to return to center stage. South by Southwest is in Austin Texas....
  • Album review: The Strokes, 'Angles'

     
    2.5 stars (out of 4) Like the hip-hop and R&B producers who have dominated pop radio this century, the Strokes bring precision to every note they massage, manipulate and lock into place on their fourth album, “Angles” (RCA). They’re...
  • SXSW 2011: The Strokes cause gridlock, Austra makes an entrance and Le Butcherette go on the attack

     
    Midway through a 90-minute set to open the third night of showcases at the South by Southwest festival and conference, Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas took a pause between songs. For a band with meticulous determination, even a brief between-song...
  • South by Southwest 2011 band of the night: P.S. I Love You

     
    AUSTIN, Texas -- The 25th annual South by Southwest Music Conference hadn't even started yet Tuesday, and already a line of hundreds was forming on this capital city's East Side to secure passes for the Fader party, one of dozens......
  • SXSW 2011 wrap-up

     
    AUSTIN, Texas -- "This is our last show," singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten said with a mixture of exultation and exhaustion during her final set at the South by Southwest Music Conference. "We made it -- we made it to Saturday!"......
  • Album review: The Strokes' 'Angles' [Updated]

     
    “I will wait for you / Will you wait for me too?” So goes the chorus for “Under Cover of Darkness,” the first single from the Strokes’ latest album, “Angles.” Frontman Julian Casablancas could be singing about...
  • Coachella 2011: Kanye West doesn't play it safe as he closes the Indio fest

     
    Kanye West said little to the audience for much of his festival closing set. There were no grand guest stars that West brought to the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio. There was little in the way of......