Todd OwyoungForget what you know - or think - about Ke$ha, the sleazy pop sensation everyone loves to hate. Her very-sold-out show at the Pageant was full of ridiculous spectacle, with generous doses of camp and schlock thrown in for good measure. And oh yes, don't worry - there was glitter. ... More >>
The new album from UK electro-femmes Dragonette is in heavy rotation at A to Z HQ. Like neo-new wave peers Ladyhawke, Fixin' To Thrill cribs the best bits from the Gossip (danceable grooves), Yeah Yeah Yeahs (attitude) and Britney Spears (poppy electro). RIYL Robyn, Cyndi Lauper, all the acts menti ... More >>
El Perro del Mar Where: The Gargoyle Playing With: Peter Bjorn and John Sounds Like: "The 2009 release Love Is Not Pop furthers Sarah Assbring's deconstruction of pop and indie-folk forms -- the melodies linger, the grooves float, the themes sigh -- but a sonic laboratory of dubby delay and electron ... More >>
C.S. Lewis' world comes to life in The Chronicles of Narnia.
Week of November 26, 2003