BY JASON TOON Ted Leo & the Pharmacists The Brutalist Bricks (Matador) When people call Ted Leo "the thinking man's punk," what they're getting at is this: His best songs hang suspended halfway between the urgent directness of punk and the compositional and lyrical richness of the singer-s ... More >>
Bonnaroo just announced its 2009 lineup -- and like Coachella, it looks pretty strong. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are headlining, while Phish is doing two(!) shows. Other notables include Elvis Costello (solo), Wilco, Nine Inch Nails, Al Green, Snoop Dogg, Mars Volta and a bunch more. S ... More >>
Now with new venues! New shows! New beefs!
You came, you saw, you voted: the winners of the 2005 Riverfront Times Music Awards
Music that made the world safe for the word "alternative" again.
Week of March 17, 2004
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists combine record-geek allusiveness with heartfelt personal politics
RFT music geeks pick the best recordings of 2001
Friday, Aug. 24; Rocket Bar