If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving musi ... More >>
The duo comes to town on the Honda Civic Tour September 4.
Ed Hale Ballad on Third Avenue (Dying Van Gogh)Ed Hale's outfit Transcendence was the kind of band that allowed ambition and extravagance to find equal footing. Progressive by design, its sumptuous arrangements often overshadowed Hale's skills as a songwriter, which featured some great melodies a ... More >>
Photo by John HoodTori Amos performing at the Fillmore Miami Beach Thursday night.Tori AmosThursday, July 29, 2009The Fillmore Miami BeachBetter Than: You can imagine -- twiceHard to say which was better: sitting in the front row next to a dynamite dame for Tori Amos's Fillmore Gleason show, or c ... More >>
John Hood 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 >>
Head to Fort Lauderdale Tuesday to see the man in gray.
Jazz pianist Michael Wolff plays his favorite role: Renaissance man
Nearly a year after their debut, The Stills are still figuring out the rock and roll thing
L.A. buzz band Midnight Movies stands out from the pack with its love of Sixties rock and spiritual affairs
Where's John Hood when we really need him?
Neil Jordan and Nick Nolte pull off a twitchy Gallic heist
Billy Bob has a simple plan: to sing about life and lovin' his wife
A Kite Is a Victim takes the slow road
Tommy Anthony refuses to take the easy way out
The Man in Black wows the Gusman, one piece at a time
The Cave man's two-fisted culture romp dredges the depths