Chicago pop-punk heroes Fall Out Boy kicked off their 30-date U.S. tour Friday night at the 5,000-capacity Mesa Ampitheatre. It was an impressive show; bassist Pete Wentz (pictured here) and the boys showed a newfound vigor as they rocked through a 90-minute set heavy on the hits, including "Sugar, We're Goin' Down." Read the full show review here.
Over the course of her nearly decade-long career as Grouper, Liz Harris has become a master of all things overcast. Her ambient compositions and waterlogged ballads are like fogged-up windows — bleary enough to indicate the bleakness inside, but only its vaguest outlines. There’s suggestion of something heartbreaking, but its true shape remains occluded, unobtainable,… More »