It's Thanksgiving week! That means endless buffets of turkey (or lechón) and pumpkin pie, never-ending family gatherings with cousins you never knew you had, and Southern Comfort hangovers. And if you're in need of an escape from hearing your Abuela Marta constantly ask you when you're finally gon ... More >>
TGIF! TGIF! TGIF! You may have "danced on tabletops, taken too many shots, and got kicked out of the bar" last Friday night, but like the pop princess Katy Perry herself, tonight you're gonna "do it all again," expect you won't "max out your credit card" 'cause all you'll need is a Hamilton. Here ... More >>
While over at the main stage the bulk of the Coachella crowd was enduring Phoenix with the hope that Daft Punk would come out -- they instead got R. Kelly -- a smaller but perhaps- more-enthusiastic crowd got a first-rate greatest hits set from New Order. See also: -Brochella! Seven Best T-Shirts t ... More >>
Daft Punk Fake-Out Friday and Saturday, all anyone could talk about was if Daft Punk was going to show up during Phoenix's set. Why? Because we were fucking teased. On the main stage before the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, a long commercial for their new album played, and then we found out that members of the ... More >>
Music fans can be really devoted. But it takes a special breed to join a crazy fan cult. And yet, music has exactly that kind of power over some people. It's a fine line between in love and psychopathically obsessed. But whose fans are the freakiest? Who is the government watching? Who might sn ... More >>
The latest in a slew of legendary artist collaborations comes courtesy of founding Smiths member Johnny Marr. The guitarist was one of the main influences of the the Stone Roses, Oasis, and then some, and no less than Radiohead guitarist Ed O'Brien has even been cited as saying Marr is the reason ... More >>
Some bands on the defunct festival's bill are still coming to town. Here's a guide to the makeup shows.
Ranking the best of what went around and came around again.
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scenes ... More >>
Logan Fazio Modest Mouse with The Dirty Dozen Brass Band Friday, June 23, 2008 The Fillmore, Miami Beach Better Than: The mental meltdown scribbling in your seventh-grade diary. Modest Mouse and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band kicked off their North American tour together last night to a packed, enth ... More >>
We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank (Epic)
The downtown indie scene is jumping and making stars out of Fashionista and Modernage