Well I'm feeling pretty good about myself today. Over the weekend I managed to get myself kicked out of the Justin Bieber concert at Scottrade Center while working on a review, proving that even in my old age I still got it. In my youth I was actually quite capable of being kicked out of any and all ... More >>
Ed. Aquitaine's new record, released last week at the Firebird, is the subject of this week's Homespun column.
You may not know the name Aquitaine unless you're a Francophile, a visitor to the Pyrenees or a Middle Ages buff, so a quick brush-up is in order: The band formed last year as Supermoon, c ... More >>
Beach Boys fans are resilient, and they'll get over it. I want to begin there, because it's important to remember that the news that recently broke about the Beach Boys' reunion performance at the Grammys is no more than the fifth most embarrassing thing Beach Boys fans have had to deal with in the ... More >>
The old model of popular music: dumb it down to the lowest common denominator and make it go down easy. Reviewing the Billboard and iTunes charts of this past year, the tides have obviously changed. In days when nobody is buying, the flashiest, loudest, weirdest thing sells -- how else can yo ... More >>
Amidst the flash, bang, and noise of summer movies, there's "Winnie the Pooh", a quiet and relatively bombast-free film that picks up where the 1966 classic left off.
The one difference: hipster queen Zooey Deschanel lends her delightful vocals to the soundtrack, including the beloved theme ... More >>
It's been almost a month since The Voice judge Adam Levine has been promising to show us his moves like Jagger in a song subtly named "Moves Like Jagger" (currently #31 on the iTunes singles chart). Frankly, we're not buying his claims. Although, in the song, he says that his Jagger-esque mo ... More >>
The soon to be collaborating Voices. Courtesy of NBCOh great. The judges/coaches from NBC's hit karaoke tournament vocal competition "The Voice" are going to collaborate. Specifically, Maroon 5, led by slightly soulful popster Adam Levine will be joined by Christina Aguilera to perform their ... More >>
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What
can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.)
Flying Lotus' latest Pattern & Grid World*Flying Lotus, Pattern Grid World
Just months after releasing the full-length Cosmogramma, Flying Lotus returns wit ... More >>