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 >>
Every hipster millennial had their Killers moment. These kids vehemently yelled "Mr. Brightside" in the shower, and then on the bus to school (since it was 2004, and Discmans were still in), they packed an extra set of Duracells for a habitual Hot Fuss morning sesh. Over the years though, overwe ... 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 >>
If you're anything like us, you 're preparing to confront Feb. 14 with indignation and marking it "Anna Howard Shaw Day" on your calendar. Maybe you lack any significant romantic relationship in your life, in which case you don't need a national holiday to remind you that you'll probably die alon ... More >>
Fox's Shuffle Tuesdays has long been provided a cool weeknight hangout spot for good tunes and cheap drinks southwest of I-95. Last month, though, came a special edition that gave the people what they really want -- a night devoted entirely to the music of the Smiths! Okay, by "people," that ... 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 >>
via their MySpace pageTokyo Police Club wowed us at the Fillmore just last weekend when they opened up for Passion Pit. But their sugar-high charged sweet sounding tunes are no match for an alternative rock legend.Bassist for the Smiths (yes, that Smiths) Andy Rourke has taken it upon himself to ... More >>
The Electric Pickle has something for everyone this Friday night with a stellar triple booking hosted by top local EDM contingents PL0T and Poplife that should provide for a delectable melange of sounds ranging from indie to techno. To kick things off, Mr. Andy Rourke of The Smiths fame will be p ... More >>
Former Smiths bassist Andy Rourke, whose thudding lower notes on The Queen is Dead even gave the dour Morrissey some pleasure, is now a thriving DJ at Manchester, England's Xfm. His acumen for assembling a mix of influential songs spanning the years is impressive given that he must know that most ... More >>
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