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"I don't want to experiment. I'm not interested in that. I just want to write a bunch of tunes that sound heavy to our ears. If we like it, it's all good." Danko Jones, frontman of the Canadian hard rock trio that bears his name, is explaining why every...
The Hood Internet’s first album of original music, “Feat” (Decon), initially comes off as a departure from the Chicago-North Carolina duo’s trademark mash-ups. Don’t believe the hype, says Steve Reidell, who partners in...
Band name: Scattered Trees Sound: The indie-rock quintet's sophomore album, "Sympathy," pairs singer-songwriter Nate Eiesland's heart-heavy words with musical backdrops that shift from mournful (the Coldplay-esque "Love and Leave") to propulsive ("Four...
Web Reporter4:30 a.m. Stuck In The Middle With You by Stealers Wheel The High Road by Broken Bells Rocket Man by Elton John 5 a.m. Young Americans by David Bowie All I Wanna Do by Sheryl Crow Lust For Life by Iggy Pop Criminal by Fiona Apple 7/4 (Shoreline)...
Tags: Iggy Pop, Elton John, Tom Petty, Mariah Carey, Fiona Apple
Nothing says summertime quite like live music and craft beer with good friends under the bright sun. Music festivals are one of my favorite summer pastimes; there is just something about the welcoming outdoor setting and stimulating cultural environment...
As her concert wound down Friday at the Riviera, Leslie Feist stood amid a sea of fans that she had invited on stage to slow dance. “Hold that person close and listen to a song about how it could all fall apart tomorrow,” she said with a hint...
Tags: Music, Chicago Mayor, Feist, Encore (tv network), Music Industry
Tribune criticWith the sixth annual Pitchfork Music Festival just around the corner July 15-17 in Union Park, the Chicago-based music Web site has announced it’s expanding the franchise to Europe. Pitchfork Music Festival Paris will debut Oct. 28-...
Pop & HissL.A. Unheard: The Active Set's a high-energy Los Angeles quartet bristling with cymbal-heavy rhythms and dagger-sharp lead guitars. The band dropped its debut full-length, "11," fittingly, on 11-11-11....
Jacket CopySeattle's annual music weekend Bumbershoot will also feature some literary events....
Pop & HissLess than 24 hours after the conclusion of 2010's FYF Fest, promoter Sean Carlson issued an apology. The Labor Day weekend event, a celebration of underground and adventurous music, was soured by a lack of water, interminable lines and an......
Pop & HissThe daylong event shows a thriving punk spirit This post has been updated. See below for details. They were peppered throughout the 20,000-strong crowd at the exuberant FYF Festival in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday: first-generation punk band T-...
Turn It Up2 stars (out of 4) The comic book-as-movie â€śScott Pilgrim vs. the Worldâ€ť attracted a high-profile cast for its soundtrack (ABKCO): Beck, Metric, the Black Lips, Beachwood Sparks and Broken Social Scene contribute songs. Thatâ€™s enticing bait for...
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