This month marks twenty wonderful years since MTV aired the first episode of Beavis and Butthead. Mike Judge's hilarious cult phenomenon originally ran from March 8, 1993 to November 28, 1997, before being retired so that Judge could focus on Fox's animated series King of the Hill. When that show ca ... More >>
Shut Up and Play the Hits
Directed by Dylan Southern and Will Lovelace
July 18 at the Tivoli
By Karina Longworth
"When we started the band, suddenly we were, like, New York famous. We could get into anyplace, but you know--I was never recognized on a plane."
James Murphy, fo ... More >>
We'll start this post off by recognizing the fact that yes, Red Hot Chili Peppers is playing in town on Friday (Scottrade Center); as is Local H (Firebird), but Friday is already well-represented below with another what-is-this-1996 artist, Snoop Dogg, playing at Pop's and roots-reggae pioneer Might ... More >>
Image viaWho is Arcade Fire? Well, it's a Canadian indie band on Merge records that's known for its incredibly energetic live shows. Its latest record, Suburbs, debuted at number one on the Billboard charts last August. Oh yeah, they won one of those Grammy Awards for 2010 -- what was it? Alb ... More >>
Derek Miller and Aleix Krauss of Sleigh Bells. The duo plays tonight at the Firebird, but if you don't have tickets, don't bother; the show has been sold out for weeks.
What's it like being one of the most buzzed bands in recent memory? 2010 has been a watershed year for Sleigh Bells, the p ... More >>
Here's your guide to having fun this weekend on a budget. Looking for live music? Check out our weekend concert calendar.
Where the Wild Things Are opens Friday. Read J. Hoberman's review.Where the Wild Things Are at various theaters (Friday)While J. Hoberman questioned some of director Spike Jo ... More >>
Photo: Todd OwyoungKaren O. of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs at the Pageant. More photos here.Yeah Yeah Yeahs' singer Karen O has crafted a persona as a shabby-chic fashion icon, a vulnerable diva, and some sort of female version of Iggy Pop. She has dated music video director Spike Jonze and is involved in t ... More >>