5 Questions With... is your chance to get to know a new or up-and-coming band. Barren Womb are a duo from Norway whose latest album is The Sun's Not Yellow, It's Chicken. Tony Gonzahl introduces us to Barren Womb.... Read Full Post
Tenor saxophonist Bill Holman wasn't as schooled as some of Stan Kenton's arrangers when he joined the band in 1952. Kenton was just coming off a jazz-classical kick, and with Count Basie forming a new big band, Kenton needed bolder...
Deadkill have created an album that very much sounds like the Seattle rock I’ve known of for the last 30 or so years, with hints of Mudhoney, Soundgarden, Coffin Break, and other bands where things cross over the boundaries of rock, punk, hardcore, and metal to become distinctively Seattle while showing love for all of […]
Here's one of Coltrane's masterworks, A Love Supreme, in its entirety. Consisting of three movements, each has its own distinct style that showcases Coltrane's talent as a composer and performer, as well as the talents of his band as improvisers. Show More Summary
Fans of the iconic Irish rock band U2 will have to wait a bit longer for the release of the band's tour and new album. U2, headlined by Bono, placed a tentative release date for their album during the summer of 2014, and their tour was...Show More Summary
AUSTIN, Texas — Every year, hundreds of bands play live shows at South By Southwest. The music is good and memorable though when the conference is over, memories are pretty much all we have left. This year, however, might be a little different. Show More Summary
Everloving Records And the first single, "Vast Space," is lovely, though it isn't really the first single. It is, however, the first with the full lineup. Guto Pryce (bass, synthesizers), who spent 20 years in the Cardiff-based psychedelic-pop group Super Furry Animals, formed Gulp with his wife, Lindsey Leven (vocals, various instruments), in 2012. Show More Summary
On Jan. 12, when the opening credits for HBO’s “True Detective” began rolling, it marked the birth of TV’s latest cult hit and the rebirth of a talented dark Americana band. The Handsome Family, composed of husband and wife Brett and Rennie Sparks, has been releasing deeply haunting albums since 1995. Show More Summary
Irish rockers Kodaline won a huge international following with debut LP In A Perfect World, so it was almost inevitable that the US would also fell under their spell. The four-piece band dropped by American Idol last night (March 6) to perform new single “All I Want” and were typically spectacular. These guys are so tight. Steve... More »
Our excellent new beer columnist Mr. Andrew Hall is headed to the City of Angels with his excellent band, Dude York. (We interrupt this post for a conflict-of-interest alert: You can see Dude York and other excellent bands and drink a lot of excellent local beer at Penumbra in Seattle on March 29. Show More Summary
The Top 12 contestants on American Idol were hoping to get a little luck of the Irish after this AH-Mazing performance by Ireland’s own indie rock band Kodaline! These guys are almost just too good to be true! They rocked the A.I. audience’s world last night with a performance of their song All I Want! Keep your eyes [...]
Upset Upset -- the new band fronted by former Vivian Girls/Best Coast drummer Ali Koehler, along with Patty Schemel (Hole), Jenn Prince, and a rotating fourth member (which did/does include Kickball Katy, Kyle Gilbride from Swearin', Rachel Gagliardi of Slutever)...
The Rapture has broken up. Self-Titled reports the band’s demise, which apparently wasn’t announced with any sort of press release. DFA label manager (and Hey Dude star) Jonathan Galkin tells S-T he “kept thinking it might blow over,” but that the group eventually did just sort of dissolve. Show More Summary
Do you know any songs by the band on your tee? Are you already planning out your Coachella outfits? Are you currently wearing more than three prints? We've rounded up 10 signs that you're trying a little too hard with your personal style. Show More Summary
Why play a stadium when you can play someone's living room? Clap Your Hands Say Yeah lead singer Alec Ounsworth is spending four months doing just that. Here's what he learned by scaling back after big success. Bands today, even the big ones, are on the surface more approachable than ever. Show More Summary
We named celestial R&B songstress Doe Paoro a Band To Watch two years ago upon the release of her sparse, haunting Slow To Love. She’s back with Ink On The Walls an EP she recorded over the winter at Justin Vernon’s Wisconsin studio with his Bon Iver bud S. Carey and Volcano Choir engineer BJ [...]
Ron Reyes w/ Black Flag in 2013 (more by PSquared) Today in Black Flag: Following vocalist Ron Reyes being fired, bassist Dave Klein quitting, and the band apologizing for "falling short in 2013" and replacing Ron with Mike Vallely on...
More retribution for Pussy Riot : Two members of the band were attacked by unidentified men on a trip to campaign for prisoners' rights. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina, who spent nearly two years in prison for their irreverent protest against Vladimir Putin, were doused with green antiseptic yesterday by five...
Dave Annable will play the doctor at the center of the hospital drama starring Octavia Spencer. read more
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