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2 Chainz Performs At U Of M's MUSIC Matters' Benefit Concert

Sydney Berger | Posted 04.13.2014 | College
Sydney Berger

The organization, which started two-and-a-half years ago with Schermer, nine friends, and a hundred dollars in a Michigan dorm room, now has 150 members and a growing alumni backing.

Paint Job for St. Vincent: Annie Clark Really Knows How to Draw a Crowd

Michael Bialas | Posted 04.08.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

One of the most intriguing aspects about attending a St. Vincent concert is the anticipation. What will Annie Clark do next?

This Bar Band Is a Blessing in Disguise: Lake Street Dive Smolder in Boulder

Michael Bialas | Posted 03.28.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Walking into Boulder's eTown Hall (yes, little "e," big "T") for the first time is something like basking in the afterglow of a religious experience.

Typhoon Makes Everyone Feel Better at the 9:30 Club

Josh Rosenblum | Posted 03.22.2014 | DC
Josh Rosenblum

This past Wednesday at the 9:30 Club, something happened that may not transpire again until the next time Typhoon comes back through town: from a vant...

The Naked and Famous Go Inside Imagine Dragons' Lair

Michael Bialas | Posted 03.29.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Can an alternative New Zealand band match the mainstream success of an outfit that escaped Utah and avoided Las Vegas lounge act hell by continuing to beat its own drums until it finally got your attention?

Artist Profile: Interview With David Crowell, Brooklyn-based Composer & Performer

Joel Garten | Posted 03.17.2014 | Arts
Joel Garten

David Crowell is a Brooklyn-based composer and multi-instrumentalist who creates rhythmically complex music with an easy, almost floating quality t...

A Dozen Music Choices for All Ages

Josh Rosenblum | Posted 03.13.2014 | Arts
Josh Rosenblum

"Concerts for All Ages," will bring music lovers great new music in an online series.

Band of Horses Go Unplugged at Town Hall

Salvatore Bono | Posted 03.03.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

With hilarious on stage banter and a casual disposition ignited from every band member, it was a different side of the band that fans had never seen before.

Noise Pop Day 4: Real Estate Review and Photos

Adam Rutkowski | Posted 03.03.2014 | San Francisco
Adam Rutkowski

Noise Pop Day 4 consisted of a much more high-spirited show than expected. Real Estate accompanied with some seriously talented openers played the first of a two day show at The Independent.

Noise Pop Day 2: The Fresh & the Only's Brief Review and Photos

Adam Rutkowski | Posted 02.28.2014 | San Francisco
Adam Rutkowski

Day two of Noise Pop for me was very much a throwback to the heavy garage rock scene that I was once quite fond of. The Fresh & Onlys were originally formed in San Francisco back in 2008.

Noise Pop Day 1: Lord Huron Even Excites an Indie Crowd! Review, Setlist, and Photos

Adam Rutkowski | Posted 02.27.2014 | San Francisco
Adam Rutkowski

Indie rock bands can bring in a rather somber audience most times, but Lord Huron refused to kick off Noise Pop without a bang. Playing almost their e...

From Lena to Leela

Betty Goldstein | Posted 02.27.2014 | Los Angeles
Betty Goldstein

After my evening routine of administering my husband's medications, checking his blood pressure, parking the wheelchair, setting up the walker, and ge...

Tribute to the Beatles -- and Sid Bernstein Who Brought Them to America

Bernard Starr | Posted 04.07.2014 | Entertainment
Bernard Starr

In our radio conversation, Sid told the intriguing story of his chance discovery of the Beatles and how he negotiated with their manager to book the Beatles into Carnegie Hall for a mere $4,000.

Magik*Magik Orchestra and Bay Area Greats Put On Benefit for 'Magik for Kids'

Adam Rutkowski | Posted 04.06.2014 | San Francisco
Adam Rutkowski

Take a look at some shots from Friday night's performance of Magik*Magik Orchestra with some local legends.

Hard Working Americans Know How to Get the Job Done, Seriously

Michael Bialas | Posted 03.12.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

"Holy shit, I think someone just sent me a bunch of drugs," funky folk singer-songwriter Todd Snider announced from Nashville. "That's mushrooms." Just another day in the life of a well-traveled troubadour.

Giving the Gift of Live Music

Maggie Hollander | Posted 02.19.2014 | Entertainment
Maggie Hollander

Don't think one night of fun is as valuable as something physical? You don't have to take my word for it -- check out these stories from a few fabulous females who happen to be incredible music writers.

Best of 2013: Vienna Teng Aims High, Has One Memorable Year

Michael Bialas | Posted 02.16.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Vienna Teng is upfront about the ways she creates and performs music that's daring and dynamic. The classically trained pianist and Californian-born singer-songwriter embraces technology to enhance her sound, and isn't afraid to let everyone know it.

The Lone Bellow: Taking Stock of a Band's Ultimate Rise in Mootown

Michael Bialas | Posted 02.11.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

On a comfortably comforting December night in Denver when Thanksgiving leftovers gave way to Christmas wish lists, the Lone Bellow produced a joyful noise that continues to reverberate beyond the Rockies.

Great Marley's Ghost! "A Christmas Carol: The Concert" Enchants and Breaks New Ground

Josh Getlin | Posted 02.10.2014 | Arts
Josh Getlin

Ebenezer Scrooge's transformation into a generous man may seem all too familiar. But it hasn't looked this fresh in a long time.

Fear of Plucking: Violins and Electric Guitars

Limor Tomer | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Limor Tomer

In an age where fusion of musical genres are increasingly commonplace, and where "mash ups" are regular DJ fare, there are still too few collaborations that jump disciplines and genres.

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Steal the Spotlight in DC

Jason Williams | Posted 01.25.2014 | DC
Jason Williams

What can't be questioned is that, for at least another night, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis were the kings of the castle, and they are flying their own independent flag.

Pearl Jam Ride High At Barclays Center

Salvatore Bono | Posted 12.23.2013 | Arts
Salvatore Bono

You can say seeing Pearl Jam in concert is like surfing. Sometimes it starts off bombastic and free-falling. Other times it will feel like it is a gradual build and ebbs and flows through various cycles on your journey.

Nine Inch Nails Bring Tension to Brooklyn

Salvatore Bono | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

As giant screens, lighting grids, altered for each song and surrounded the band, it was as if there was enough special effects that James Cameron would envy and would want to use for one of his blockbuster films.

Tom Waits for No Man

Al DeLuise | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

In the late '70s, I saw Tom Waits and Leon Redbone with my friend Rob in the community theatre in Morristown, New Jersey. It's not a big venue, but the place was sold out.

The Flaming Lips & Tame Impala Wow Terminal 5

Salvatore Bono | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

It was a co-headlining bill that may seem obtuse at first, rising Australian buzz band, Tame Impala on the same level as psychedelic indie legends, The Flaming Lips, but the match-up worked just right.