With his lush sophomore album celebrating its CD release party Thursday at the Varsity, one ...
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The leader of L.A.’s finest power pop combo talks with Rob van Alstyne about shifting artistic directions and the trials of opening band duty.
1977 was a terrible year for American popular music—but was it the worst year for music ever?
That’s right, motherfuckers: John Mayer, with almost no Jennifer Aniston content.
If you can find me a more brilliantly crafted, thoroughly evocative narrative in a pop song, I’ll kiss you. On the mouth.
Hometown heroes make triumphant return during sold out main room gig.
How do you solve a problem like David Banner?
Over on the site proper, I just posted a column about the EP, but I wanted to open up the discussion over here on good to great EPs, because I know I already left off a bunch both new and old. Here are some of the ones I didn’t end up writing about, but seriously […]
Let’s be clear: Of the tens of thousands of bands out there right now, the majority will never write even one truly great song. A couple thousand might come up with one amazing tune, and several hundred might make a great full-length record, but right up in between those two groups is the group that […]
I didn’t get to go backstage at the Foo FIghters show, but maybe I got a little something better.