Jeff Tweedy as the Queen of RageMichelle Bachmann's Newsweek cover, on which she stares out icily over the headline The Queen Of Rage, has provoked intense reaction, mostly because of Bachmann's rapidly ballooning public caricature, but at least partly because the look in her eyes is somethin ... More >>
Chris CarrollFreedy JohnstonWhat becomes of the one-hit wonder? In the case of Freedy Johnston, whose 1994 song "Bad Reputation" was a bittersweet slice of acoustic alternative rock back when that was a viable genre, it appears that you simply keep writing good, catchy, heartfelt songs regard ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, August 22. Off Broadway, 3500 Lemp Avenue.
Lately, I've been waking up early -- in other words, normal-person time -- in time to catch the morning shows on KDHX. Just now, Darren Snow of Rocket 88 told me that today is the birthday of angry young man-turned-debonair piano man Joe Jackson. He's 55 today. You really can't touch Jackson's first ... More >>
This week's Homespun review is on John Maxfield's Hullabalooga. Due to a copyflow error, this review didn't run in print. (It will next week.) However, it's now online -- and Christian Schaeffer has this to say:Airy, open piano chords, brushed drums and organ accents usher in John Maxfield's latest ... More >>
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Against Me! Plays anarchist punk rock for the masses.
7 p.m. Thursday, March 8. Creepy Crawl (3524 Washington Boulevard).
Friday, April 21, at 9 p.m. Off Broadway (3509 Lemp Avenue).
B-Sides analyzes Atmosphere, digs into the dorky pasts of today's biggest stars and puzzles over odd St. Patty's day lyrics
We catch up with the Gentleman Callers, find out what Ron Jeremy has to do with school and examine how much James Taylor really sucks
B-Sides sees triple with Alkaline Trio, crunches numbers with Son Volt and gives Billy Idol some career advice
We fatwa Magnet, chat up Ken Bethea and wonder what exactly is going on with Todd Rundgren's Web site
Tartan Day comes early
One museum. Five hundred pieces of baseball history. All kinds of sweet!
Has Been (Shout! Factory)
We imagine Jay-Z and R. Kelly's medley to us all
Slayer reigns in blood but still makes time for the kids
Thursday, June 24; the Duck Room
Mandy Moore's likable enough; wish we could say the same about her movie
Cronyism! Nepotism! Backstabbing! Secrecy! So that's why they call it "community radio"!
Week of August 13, 2003
And that's Mr. Jackson if you're nasty
Saturday, Oct. 27; Fox Theatre
Our intrepid columnist wades into the hometown product and comes up with some winners
Joe Jackson arrives in town in support of Night and Day II