Nothing raises the hackles of the music-hating snark machines over at Pitchfork like a lil rap album that defies the odds by sticking to formula. Mac Miller's Blue Slide Park was slapped with a 1.0 rating, despite the the fact that it managed to move nearly 200,000 copies it's first week. Miller's a ... More >>
Let us not speak of the weather, shall we? On the main music page, here are previews of many shows happening this weekend, including Margot and the Nuclear So & So's with Union Tree Review and Sleepy Kitty tonight and Mount Kimbie on Sunday, while below are ten more good bets for this weekend ... 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.)
The Civil Wars' Barton Hollow*The Civil Wars, Barton Hollow
Paste gave the album an 8.0 rating: "Barton Hollow, the name of a nonexistent place, is largely ... More >>
image viaZola Jesus is Nika Roza Danilova, the 21 year old's operatic tenor and tender age make her Rihanna among noise makers, but Danilova's emotion isn't borrowed, it's wrenched. With Cult of Youth at the Billiken Club April 14.
*Anthony B, February 2
*Sarah an ... More >>
Todd OwyoungChris Robinson of the Black Crowes. An entire slideshow of photos is right here.Bands tour beyond their expiration date far too often, with the end result that their legacy is tarnished or they become a parody of themselves. The Black Crowes, meanwhile, prefers to go on indefinite ... More >>
No rest for the weary; there's plenty to do this weekend. Eat a lot, drink a lot and most important, have fun. Also, if you know of bars/clubs open on Thanksgiving note besides what's listened -- family escapism, you see -- chime in!
Wednesday, November 26
*Smashing Pumpkins, Fox Theatre
*Black Cob ... More >>