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September 7, 2010 The nerdiest of music nerds seized control of a dilapidated country club in Upstate, NY, this weekend for the third annual All Tomorrow's Parties festival. Their leader: indie filmmaker Jim Jarmusch (Broken Flowers, Coffee and Cigarettes). Their entertainment: the leaders of noise- and indie-rock, from vets like Sonic Youth to newcomers like Girls, partially curated by Mr. …
September 1, 2010 Yoko Ono's star-studded We Are Plastic Ono Band concert in Los Angeles this October will boast guest appearances from Lady Gaga, Sonic Youth, Iggy Pop, and many more.
At the gigs, set for October 1-2 at L.A.'s Orpheum Theatre, Ono, 76, will perform Plastic Ono Band material she wrote and recorded with her husband, Beatles great John Lennon, playing with a band featuring her son, Sean Lennon, Yuka Honda (of Cibo Matto fame), and Japanes …
July 14, 2010 Musicians debate whether a boycott is the best way to protest Arizona's new immigration law. [Full Magazine Story]
Curtis McCrary, general manager of Tucson's 90-year-old Rialto Theatre, doesn't know how much longer he can last. …
July 2, 2010 After covering albums by the likes of Velvet Underground, Leonard Cohen, and INXS, Beck's Record Club project is tackling a release from a slightly different artist... …
June 29, 2010 Like many a college student, NYC indie label Matador Records has chosen Las Vegas as the site of their 21st birthday, and their posse of revelers is packed with the biggest names from their expansive catalog.
Pavement, Sonic Youth, Belle & Sebastian, and the classic Bee Thousand-era lineup of Guided by Voices will headline three nights of music, October 1-3, at the Palms Hotel & Casino. …
June 8, 2010 Teenage Fanclub's musical principles are decidedly middle-aged by now, but the Scottish band is still perfectly named. The objective of their fandom (Big Star, Neil Young) is youthful enthusiasm, addressing grown-up concerns with forever-young pop-rock stylings. Bless their Glaswegian hearts, they never sound bitter, 15-plus years after their brief alt-rock moment. …
June 3, 2010 The Beastie Boys have been dormant since Adam "MCA" Yauch began his battle against cancer in summer 2009, but the musician has kept busy with his Oscilloscope Laboratories production company, which has acquired the rights to release a new documentary film about influential Beat poet-writer, junkie extraordinaire, and counter culture icon William S. Burroughs.
According to Indie Wire, William S. …
February 24, 2010 In our continuing series Hopp on Pop, Mark Hoppus, bassist for Blink-182 and renowned record producer, has been sharing his favorite acts, culled from his incessant pursuit of all that rocks.
While previous entries have focused on newer acts like pop-punk upstarts We the Kings and British buzz bands like Two Door Cinema Club and Mumford & Sons, this week Hoppus looks into his own musical past and picks a classic album that influenc …
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