Of Montreal just finished its new album.
Frontman and creative nerve-center Kevin Barnes tells Crossfade that he wrote the whole thing in about three weeks on his first-ever, self-imposed "writer's retreat" in San Francisco.
After that, he returned to his Athens, Georgia, home and recorded it wi ... More >>
According to totally reliable online resource Wikipedia, a bromance is "a close but non-sexual relationship between two (or more) men, a form of homosocial intimacy."
Musical history is sprinkled with fruitful and creative bromances. There was David Bowie and Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Gram Pa ... More >>
Notes from the Soundboard is a new column appearing weekly on Crossfade, focused on pop music's history and ongoing evolution. Lee Zimmerman shares insights
and observations on how music continues to connect with the weirdness of the world. Click here to read past installments.
I try not to spend ... More >>
Neo - honky - tonker Wayne Hancock's nickname is "The Train," and though it may appear convenient to give the native Texan the moniker simply because of the Dr. Seuss-style rhyme one can play with his first name, Hancock has earned an allegiance with perhaps country music's greatest symbol of both h ... More >>
Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Culture Room, Fort Lauderdale
Better Than: The Eagles after they slept with Leonard Cohen.
This should really be called The Night Before Last Night seeing that ol’ Bright Eyes’ boy wonder played on Tuesday rather th ... More >>