Foxygen

Foxygen remains ambitious as it continues to tour on double album

It was a merging of artistic oeuvres — a band making an album inspired by film imagery while taking on the role of a...
peter hook

Joy Division and the power of music

I saw Joy Division before I heard them. Rummaging through a Washington, D.C. record store, I looked up and there it was — a...
Sex BBQ

Sex BBQ uses its differences for eclectic sound difficult to define

Sex BBQ, according to the Urban Dictionary, is an increasingly popular form of party among teens, similar to a bonfire with alcohol, but with...
Rob McMaken and Jason Cade of Hog-eyed Man

Hog-eyed Man: Outside the mainstream of old-time music

Buried in the crooks and corners of the Appalachian mountains lives a haunting sound that stays with Jason Cade to this day. He was...
Gogol Bordello

Gogol Bordello: Provoking audience out of post-modern aesthetic swamp

The lead singer is from Ukraine, the violinist from Russia. The bassist hails from the Ethiopia, and the guitarist is from Los Angeles. The...
Futurebirds

Q&A with Carter King of Futurebirds

Being a band from Athens has its perks and curses — the town’s past lends a band some credibility while also bringing it up...
Foreigner, 4

100 for 100: Day 100 – Foreigner

An experiment in writing and memory, in 100 days I’m documenting 100 concerts I’ve seen during my lifetime, in no particular order of relevance...
My Morning Jacket, Z

100 for 100: Day 99 – My Morning Jacket

An experiment in writing and memory, in 100 days I’m documenting 100 concerts I’ve seen during my lifetime, in no particular order of relevance...
Andrew Bird, Break It Yourself

100 for 100: Day 98 – Andrew Bird

An experiment in writing and memory, in 100 days I’m documenting 100 concerts I’ve seen during my lifetime, in no particular order of relevance...
U2, The Unforgettable Fire

100 for 100: Day 97 – U2

An experiment in writing and memory, in 100 days I’m documenting 100 concerts I’ve seen during my lifetime, in no particular order of relevance...