Green Day treated hometown fans to a surprise performance Tuesday night at Oakland, CA's recently renovated Fox Theatre. The show was announced at 5 P.M. -- and one minute later all 3,500 tickets were sold. Here frontman Billie Joe Armstrong gets the show started.
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 »