Let Stereo IQ save you the stress by picking out the best new tracks released this week -- perhaps you can one-up your buddy who works at a record store, or maybe impress that hipster babe with the thick-rimmed glasses you're always staring at.
Thirty minutes into Radiohead's two-hour-plus set, the British band's first Detroit performance since 1997, it hit me: for 15 years, I've been listening to the wrong bands. Radiohead has few, if any peers in a live setting.
For Morning Parade the dream they always wanted is only in its infant stages. "I get to play live and tour with my best friends," said Sparrow, a testament to what is important for this band -- not the money, not the fame.