Smitty and the Pink Robots just doesn't have the same ring to itIt's strange enough that the Flaming Lips will not perform tomorrow evening at SunFest due to an unknown medical emergency involving their guitarist. Follow that up with the revelation that a Buzz 103 morning DJ is the last-minute re ... More >>
Weezer's Rivers Cuomo, after knocking out Chris Cornell in four roundsNow Crossfade isn't taking any steps to become Sunfade for the week, but there's going to be a lot of SunFest coverage. The lineup, which includes Weezer, the Flaming Lips, Nas, among many others, is strong to say the least. A ... More >>
Photo by Pier Nicola D'AmicoKing Britt has never been an easy talent to pin down. The main common thread, perhaps, throughout the career of the easy-going Philadelphia artist is one of experimenting. In every genre he tackles, he's always been a little out in left field. That's been true from his ... More >>
Although we already discussed SunFest's New Music Night offerings, it would be poor form to let the day's other additions go unmentioned. For the youth contingent, 20-year-old Sean Kingston already has a wealth of Caribbean-flavored catchy melodies in his arsenal. "Fire Burning" is the one that rais ... More >>
Our must-see picks for this year's edition.
So if you've ever visited the ice-cold city of Toronto, you'll know that when it comes to music and culture, it's one of the biggest melting pots North America has to offer. With relaxed immigration and a stronger currency than the U.S. (ahem), Toronto isn't a bad city in which to be a musician, cre ... More >>
Hot Hot Heat October 19, 2007 Culture Room It's exactly 8 p.m. when I pull up to the parking lot of Culture Room. The night air is surprisingly cool and comforting as I freak out about not being able to find parking. A few maze-like trips through the lot yield no results. The clock is ticking, a ... More >>
Hot Hot Heat October 19, 2007 Culture Room Better Than: A B12 shot of mid-‘80s nostalgia. The Review: I hate beginning with a negative (there’s too much bad in the world already), but I will say this: if I never had to stand through another song by Bedouin Soundclash, my negatives would decre ... More >>