Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you s ... More >>
Lee Fields and the Expressions Lola September 16, 2012 Bathed in blue, like the hottest point of the flame, Lee Fields took to the row of subwoofers as the front row scrambled to clear off the empties. He went there again and again, rearing back with a clenched fist to give one long, majestic, gutt ... More >>
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 6:25 p.m. I've been coming to SXSW for over a decade now, and pre- and post-apocalypse days off are as much essential rituals as 2 a.m. taco runs and sleep deprivation. This year, there'd be no day-before day off, as SXSW has extended the music portion of the festival/confer ... More >>
There are lots of dudes in Bushwick, Brooklyn, who resemble comic Ben Kronberg, but not many in his 'hood have the balls or neural circuitry to do what he does. The 34-year-old Denver native, who's performed on Jimmy Kimmel, Carson Daly and twice at SXSW, favors quirky wordplay and the occasional ... More >>
(Warning: If you haven't seen Conan's show yet and will over the next few days, this review might contain spoilers. Read at your own risk.) What could fans expect from Conan O'Brien's "Legally Prohibited from Being Funny on Television" tour? For legal reasons, not jabs at his former employer ... More >>
Venue: The Middle East Upstairs Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts Date: 06.16.08 Other Bands: Seymore Saves The World, Hospital Bombers, Daniel Oulette We rolled out of bed early to eat some breakfast and say goodbye to our lovely hostess, the Tomkos’ Aunt Donna (Uncle Chris had already headed o ... More >>
Venue: The M-Room Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Date: 06.17.08 Other Bands: Padre Pio, Seymore Saves The World, The Weather Underground Once we had arrived in Philadelphia, we sought out the opinion of a couple local pedestrians to determine where we could get breakfast. Cafe Ole was the ... More >>
(Even if they're not even aware of it.)
Monday, May 8, at 9 p.m. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City)
A handy guide to local shows happening this week
We talk movies with Allison Moorer and pit the Moz against Nick Carter
With Aries Spears
The bold history of David Allan Coe; plus, we talk with the Walkmen and compare Lunatic spending
2002 proved that TV has no shame at any hour
But just think, no one hates TV more than Trent Lott
Or "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Ignore Audioslave"
Millstadt talent shows breathe farm air into an increasingly streamlined pop life
Josie doesn't pussyfoot around: You're being brainwashed by pop
It's all semantics: A single CD and a four-track video compilation now constitutes a boxed set. When will it end?
Week of November 22, 2000
Co-written and directed by Todd Phillips
Vying for a shot at stardom at the MTV-veejay tryouts
A decade ago, the American Psycho author was vilified. Now, he could launch a franchise.