The Replacements played a lot of terrible shows. The only one it apologized for happened in Portland.
About the time the couch crash-landed on Southeast Ash
Street, it became clear this was a Replacements show that would live in
always brought out the worst in the Replacemen
Why No Fences is the best album of the early ’90s.
Garth Brooks has a reputation for going
over the top. And if you have tickets to see one of his five sold-out
shows at the Moda Center next week, surely you expect smoke machines, a
drum kit s
In 2001, the Glaswegian indie-pop group
Belle and Sebastian went on a brief tour of the West Coast. It was the
band’s first official trip to the States. At that time, B&S was
[SOMEBODY THAT YOU SHOULD KNOW] New Zealand singer Kimbra was
just a blip on the international pop radar until she appeared on Gotye’s
chart-smashing megahit “Somebody That I Used to Know” i
Twerps are a tiny band building a big buzz singing about small issues.
When Australian indie-rock band Twerps
set out to make their second album, the group hit the studio dogged by
multiple uncertainties: new members, new songs and no record label. But
[HIP-HOP ALIEN] Every few years, a rapper comes along who doesn’t just
change popular culture but changes the way we hear the human voice. If
Lil Wayne really is a Martian, as he claims on “Ph
An eyewitness account from WW contributor Michael Mannheimer.
“On what started off as another sleepy Monday night, at a show that was moved up from Peter’s Room to the actual Roseland to
accommodate a theater that was about half-full, all hell broke
Moments before her apartment caught fire, Laura Gibson spoke about singing into New York’s noise.
Her first week in New York, on the way to her first
classes in the creative writing program at Hunter College, Laura Gibson
stepped off a curb and broke her foot. To some, that would register as
Jessica Lea Mayfield and an Avett Brother pay homage to Elliott Smith.
Jessica Lea Mayfield has waltzed into a minefield.
Earlier this month,
the Ohio singer-songwriter, in collaboration with Seth Avett of the
Avett Brothers, released an album of Elliott Smith co
Who: Dylan Stark (samples, digital arrangement).
Sounds like: A cool, sunny, midmorning dance party on a tropical ecotour at the bittersweet end of your trip to the Amazon.
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