Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Better than: Dalis Car live.
It was nice seeing Peter Murphy channel some of the primal strangeness of Bauhaus, even though all his original cohorts were probably somewhere in England, sipping their tea and not giving a shit.
The music will exis ... More >>
It's Tuesday err'body. And that means we're one day closer to Friday.
Luckily, you don't have to wait four, long, dreadful days to party like it's the weekend. There are plenty of concerts going down all week, from goth rock to metal to hip-hop.
Just check the cut for Crossfade's five best concert ... More >>
As Peter Murphy prepares for a solo tour featuring only songs from his career as Bauhaus's frontman, he seems compelled to contemplate the late-'70s UK post-punk scene.
Speaking via phone, riding a bus headed to the first night of his Mr. Moonlight Tour, the 55-year-old Murphy and Crossfade discus ... More >>
Let's start with Peter Murphy's infamous arrest on March 16 in Glendale, California, for allegedly fleeing a hit-and-run crash that left another driver's car damaged and ended with Murphy's detention and a meth charge.
Asked for his version of events via cell phone while riding on a tour bus heade ... More >>
Mr. Moonlight's been caught.
Two weeks ago, Peter Murphy announced a tour "celebrating 35 years of Bauhaus," for which he will be traveling to Miami's Grand Central, as well as 51 other North American and European cities.
Over the weekend, though, he was cruising through Glendale, California, in h ... More >>
Do Denmark's very-hyped, babyfaced post-punks Iceage represent The Shape of Punk to Come?
That slogan was coined by Refused -- another set of Scandinavian agitators, this time from hardcore-obsessed Sweden -- as the title for a 1998 opus-collage of the various rock music microhistories.
Of course, ... More >>
Thirtysomething goth rockers are an underexploited demographic.Let's get real: the Jersey Guido bubble has already burst and Rednecks are the wasted-on-television teenage simulacrums du jour. And how long can that last?
Pseudo-reality television producers need to wake up and smell the blogging (whi ... More >>
In July, UR1 Festival organizers pledged to bring "a true celebration of art and music" to this year's Art Basel Miami Beach week.
But two weeks ago, after assembling an awesome two-day "EDM, pop, hip-hop, and rock" lineup led by Kanye West and Lou Reed, "The UR1 Music & Art Festival ... More >>
Jewel's new album LullabyAlthough Jewel became commercially successful at the age of 19 after releasing her thoughtful, melodic, and grrrly brand of Americana folk Pieces of You in 1997, she had already attained a lifetime of experience to draw from. Since her days ... More >>
Murphy's version of "Instant Karma" is on iTunes now.Peter MurphyWith the Mission VeoRespectable Street Cafe, West Palm BeachWednesday, June 26, 2009Better Than: Being too lazy to make the journey to West Palm.The Review:Peter Murphy's performance at Respectable Street Cafe was, of course, a treat f ... More >>
After a final album together, 2008's Go Away White, Peter Murphy and his former bandmates have finally hammered the last nail in the Bauhaus coffin. But that's actually good news for the group's rabid fans. Its erstwhile frontman is finally comfortable performing these songs on his solo tours, which ... More >>
Tvia myspace.com/themissionveohe local fivesome the Mission Veo specializes in a dripping-black variety of dance-rock, shot through with tribal drumbeats, minor-key melodies, and darkwave keyboard stabs. And, sure, plenty of bands these days attempt this kind of dark dancefloor psychedelia, but the ... More >>