So there's news about the news in the news this week: We here at the RFT have new owners. Some of you may be aware of Backpage.com and the controversy it has caused for many alt-weeklies across the country -- well, we are no longer affiliated, so that's that. And aside from that, it's business as us ... More >>
I think I dropped several IQ points over the weekend when I attended / reviewed the Odd Future show at the Pageant on Friday. My headache has subsided, but matters of intelligent thought or focus are still coming slowly and proving difficult. In other words, I can't think of anything to write here, ... More >>
Tuesday, August 28
Jam band shows are like the female orgasm: there are multiple climaxes and riding each is a cathartic renewal, which for many translates into a full spiritual experience. For true fans of the jam scene, this is not a drug culture (although don't be naive, th ... More >>
Last night, Mike Gordon and Galactic capped off St. Patrick's Day with a co-headlining bill at the Pageant. Jon Gitchoff was there and snapped some photos; an entire slideshow is coming, but here's a taste now!Jon GitchoffMike Gordon
View an entire slideshow of Mike Gordon and Galactic at th ... More >>
Icy nuggets of electropop bliss shrouded in gothic imagery, Cold Cave's atmospheric abrasion and disillusionment make for the most depressing songs you'll ever want to dance to. Cold Cave's sophomore effort is out April 5, so cop that before they play the Luminary on April 9.
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We reviewed a lot of shows this year -- nearly 100, judging by the number of posts in the "Show Reviews" archive. Deciding which 2009 concerts comprised the creme de la creme wasn't easy, to say the least. However, the following stood out from the pack. What did we miss? What were your favorites thi ... More >>
Better than: Streaming last night's show via the Internet, as a friend was doing.
Photo: Stew Smith
Phish on June 16, 2009 at the Fox. View concert slideshow.
It took about three hours for Phish's show last night at the Fabulous Fox Theatre to reach transcendence. This occurred at the precis ... More >>