AMERICA’S well-documented independent music scene once valued tour-van mileage, lean living, anti-commercialism and a layer of sonic inscrutability. The DIY work ethic of the 1980s and ‘90s meant everything from booking your own gigs to pressing your own debut single, if necessary. Would-be scribes wrote criticism in Xeroxed zines, published in copy shops. It was more concerned with a grassroots revolution in sound than SoundScan figures—the pre-internet gauge of sales.
The fallout from Lana Del Rey's widely panned SNL performance apparently has carried over to the singer's upcoming tour, which was supposed to launch next month but has now been delayed. That's according to the New York Post's Page ... Read Post
Nicole Nodland Well, here's more fodder for the haters. On Jan. 14, Lana Del Rey will play what is technically her third New York City gig when she appears as the musical guest on 'Saturday Night Live.' The evening's episode will be... Read Post