The Smithereens (Band)

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    New Release Highlights for April 5, 2011: the Raveonettes, the Kills, Cold Cave and 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.) ​*Cold Cave, Cherish The Light Years The Guardian says of Cold Cave's latest: "'Take me to the future. I'm ready,' sings Wesley Eisold. That may be true, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2010

    The Dive Poets Releases Two New Songs

    ​On Friday, the Dive Poets released two new songs on its website. The pair of tunes follows in the city's jangle-rock/rootsy footsteps quite well, a fitting continuation of what Uncle Tupelo, Nadine and Magnolia Summer started. Lead vocalist Eric Sargent resembles a young Pat DiNizio of the Sm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Holiday Jam Countdown '09: Mighty Mighty Bosstones, "Xmas Time (It Sure Doesn't Feel Like It)"

    (Like last year, A to Z will post a holiday-related MP3 every day of December, leading up to Christmas. If you have any requests, suggestions or files to share, email me.) Very quietly, Boston ska-core legends the Mighty Mighty Bosstones released a new album, Pin Points and Gin Joints, today. Samp ... More >>

  • Music

    June 25, 2008

    Susan Cowsill

    10 p.m. Friday, June 27. Broadway Oyster Bar, 736 South Broadway

  • Music

    October 3, 2007

    The Smithereens

    7 p.m. Friday, October 5 and Saturday, October 6. Argosy's Music Hall at the Argosy Casino, 219 Piasa Street, Alton, Illinois.