(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 >>
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 >>
(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 >>
10 p.m. Friday, June 27. Broadway Oyster Bar, 736 South Broadway
7 p.m. Friday, October 5 and Saturday, October 6. Argosy's Music Hall at the Argosy Casino, 219 Piasa Street, Alton, Illinois.