Bonnaroo veterans will agree that only two things can truly disrupt the euphoria at the Tennessee summer music festival -- inclement weather and Kanye West (read Bonnaroo 2008). But for Bonnaroo virgins, the great outdoors -- a 700-acre farm, in this case -- might be rather intimidating. "I'm heari ... More >>
The term "overwhelming" gets tossed around a lot on the musical festival circuit. The lineup? Overwhelming. The people? Overwhelming. The heat? Overwhelming. More dining and drinking options than Epcot? Overwhelming. But Bonnaroo doesn't have to be. Because while some folks would rather endure s ... More >>
Spend Christmas on Mars with Wayne Coyne and the Flaming Lips.Holiday music, ugh. There's nothing festive about reindeer trampling grandmothers, little drummer boys, or catching your mother making out with Santa. In fact, it sucks. But for some reason, it's the type of shit music big-box retailer ... More >>
By ANDY VIHSTADT Stephen Malkmus, at left Gold Soundz Along with the deluxe version of Pavement’s Brighten the Corners, Stephen Malkmus will be issuing solo LP4 in 2008. You Ain’t No Picasso’s has more info and a live version of the title-track from the forthcoming Real Emotional Trash, du ... More >>
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