The D.C. bands at SXSW had an opportunity to gain new followers from all over the place. We asked some of these previously unconverted people their thoughts on what they'd just seen. [ more › ]
Kendrick Lamar performed on a moving 16-wheeler flat-bed truck with a full band on the streets of West Hollywood last night. [ more › ]
THU 26Baby Bry Bry and the Apologists The Luce Unplugged series continues with a concert by the D.C. punk band. 5:30-7 p.m. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, Eighth and F streets NW. 202-633-7970.americanart.si.edu. Free. Read full article >>
A band of 30 Afghan women carried the body of murdered student Farkhunda through the streets of Kabul yesterday, defying the girl's murderers in order to give her a proper burial.
Another cut off the band's first new album in 12 years, The Magic Whip.
Albie Donnelly brings Supercharge back to The Cavern in Liverpool on Easter Sunday, 5th April. The band, apart from Albie (saxophone and vocals), features Ozzie Yue (guitar and vocals), Neil Partington (guitar), Bob Robertson (bass) and Lance Donnelly (drums). As an added bonus the line-up will feature special guest, British r&b keyboard legend Zoot Money. […]
From big stages to every street corner, there's a little bit of everything at the mega music festival and conference in Austin. Many of the digital innovators who fill downtown Austin for SXSW Interactive have gone home, but those who...Show More Summary
Chumped @ BK Night Bazar, 2014 (more by Mimi Hong) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Andrew Jackson Jihad, The Smith Street Band, Jeff Rosenstock, Chumped @ Warsaw....
Just when you thought the net neutrality debate had died down, a band of content providers now want special treatment. The Wall Street Journal reports that HBO, Sony, and Showtime are asking internet service providers to be treated as "managed" services. In other words, they want dedicated bandwidth for their video content. Read more...
As I threw beads over the wrought-iron balcony of Bourbon Bandstand in the French Quarter, I looked down at the crowds: strangers in elaborate costumes toasted drinks, laughed, and danced with each other as streets bands performed jazz. Show More Summary
An excerpt from Gordon's new book, Girl in a Band. The following is an excerpt from Girl in a Band by Kim Gordon of the popular band, Sonic Youth. Reprinted with permission of Dey Street Books. Once when Sonic Youth was on tour in Lawrence, Kansas, opening for R.E.M., Thurston and I paid a visit to William Burroughs. Show More Summary
It's around 3 o'clock in early January, that melancholy time of year where the day perpetually feels like 7 pm. We're standing on West 53rd Street between Broadway and 8th Avenue around the corner from the entrance to The Ed Sullivan Theater. A light haze of snow is falling around the huddled masses...
Watch pro-shot footage of the band's entire 1996 show at the Metro.
Shoguns N' Minions by Jango Snow Welcome to the jungle, we've got the Foot and Krang, we've got every ninja you want except those mutant things, we are the villains that you see running all street crime, if you've got the money April...Show More Summary
Though White Pisces hasn’t existed for long, it’s got a pedigree that warrants attention right out of the gate. With members of heavy hitters like Slow Warm Death and Street Smart Cyclist, the band has jumped to life with a full LP that plays like a long-lost release from Sub-Pop’s early days. Show More Summary
At first when I heard that Saga would be involved in a hip-hop song, I thought “the old progressive rock band from Canada called Saga, who had songs like “Don’t Be Late” and “On The Loose”?” In this case no, for this Saga is a Brooklyn rapper who is ready to make a name for […]
There’s a band of copyeditors loose on the moonlit streets of Quito. A group of three men in their thirties founded ‘ Acción Ortográfica’ last fall in Ecuador’s capital with the aim to rid the world of poorly written graffiti with one...Show More Summary
"This is a call-to-action to all Christian believers, pastors, leaders, talk show hosts, media figures, activists, street evangelists and prayer warriors. Let us band together in the spirit of 2 Chronicles 7:14 to promote and conduct...Show More Summary
Matt sends, "video I caught of a spontaneous jam session that happened in front of me at Mardi Gras 2015: A USMC band and a bunch of high school band members met in the streets and suddenly launched into 'St. James Infirmary.'"
The word on the street is that both are seeking a return to the market. The crew of Podcast Unlocked weighs on in whether or not that's a good idea.