Two months ago, erudite Englishman, ex-punk, and eyewear enthusiast Elvis Costello was forced to postpone his globe-spanning Spectacular Spinning Songbook tour, including a South Florida show, "due to matters pertaining to the very serious illness of a close family member." At the time, Cost ... More >>
As reported a few minutes ago by Crossfade's sister blog County Grind, bespectacled intellectual Elvis Costello has just delayed his current worldwide trek, cheekily named The Spectacular Songbook Tour, and postponed six shows including his September 18 stop at Hard Rock Live. In a postponement ... More >>
Photo by Dino Perrucci/via myspace.com/bigsamsfunkynationIn the undisputed birthplace of jazz, grand old New Orleans, there's a brass-band tradition called the "second line." On random Sundays, Mardi Gras, or certain other celebratory occasions, a group of people without a parade permit will gath ... More >>
Image courtesy of Jason CrosbyThis Elvis Costello got us pumped up until we found out it was $2,500Based upon how much Crossfade covers the Bubble and Surfer Blood and, uh, Nonpoint, readers might assume that we're a bunch of skinny-jeaned, asymmetrically coiffed brats over here, and they'd proba ... More >>
Melodic and pop-driven, Jim Camacho's music has been featured on several films including Tom Dowd & the Language of Music, Pledge This, and Fatboy and captures the catchy, soft folk-rock instincts of Elvis Costello and Jack Johnson, with occasional riffs that conjure up Oasis acoustic sessions. ... More >>
Grizzly Bear's newest made the top five at Sweat and Radio-Active.Moving Units is a new column on Crossfade tracking the best-selling music at South Florida independent record stores. Click here to see past top sellers. Top Sellers for the Week of June 1 - 5:Sweat Records, Miami 1. Veckatimest, Gr ... More >>
Gregg Gillis's cut-and-paste is the present and future of pop music.
My Flame Burns Blue (Deutsche Grammophon)
New DVD releases for the week of Jauary 24, 2006
No ivory tower theorist, the great Elvis Costello changes colors with the season
BY MOSI REEVES
Uh Huh Her (Island Def Jam)
Elvis Costello strips down to bare-boned balladry
Singer/songwriter Ted Leo has got the goods
Elvis Costello , Jackie Gleason Theater of the Performing Arts
This time it's the woman who manipulates the man in Neil LaBute's The Shape of Things
You Are Free "Matador Records"
The Damn Personals may save rock and roll in spite of themselves
Muy Divertido! (Very Entertaining)
Jimi Hendrix's guitar. John Lennon's furniture. Bono's sunglasses. Hope I die before I get sold.
Ridin' writin' for rolling rockers and travelin' fans