When discussing animals in song, it is important to distinguish between a track that uses an animal as a metaphor - for freedom or wildness, usually - and a song that is actually about an animal. We will be exploring the latter in this month's animal-style Nitpick Six series. Here are the six best s ... More >>
9 p.m. Wednesday, March 3. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
Bear Ceuse's "Kiss Another" was Spinner's "Free MP3 of the Day" yesterday. He's in good company: Other recent recipients include indie-rock heavyweights Quasi, Fiery Furnaces and the Weakerthans. You can snag Bear Ceuse's entire EP for free as well.
The first full week of work after the holidays is always a killer. Sure, you come in on Monday morning, buzzed and amped for the week ahead, but by Thursday you're as defeated and tired as Dilbert on quaaludes. Re-energize, then, this weekend with some of these inexpensive entertainment op ... More >>
2 p.m. Saturday, January 9. The Sci-Fi Lounge, 6010 Kingsbury Avenue.
So I was looking around yesterday at all the teams still left in the NHL playoffs, and I have to admit to being more than a little shocked when I realized that there isn't a single Canadian team left in the hunt for Lord Stanley's Cup. In fact, not only was I shocked by the absence, I was pretty di ... More >>
B-Sides investigates the story behind the new Take Action tour, Dar Williams opens her mind, and we suggest the coolest tunes to download this week
Friday, March 25; the Creepy Crawl, 412 North Tucker Boulevard
Reconstruction Site (Epitaph)
Friday, May 17; Creepy Crawl