| May 27, 2011
| 1:02 PM
No, Free Music Friday isn't starting the holiday weekend early. It's just running a bit behind. You know how it goes.
Today's track comes from the Portland, Ore., band Typhoon. What does it sound like? Well, it's complicated. You'll find rattling...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 6:58 AM
J. Mascis, Lou Barlow and Emmett Jefferson Murphy III (“Murph”) recorded the first Dinosaur album (the “Jr.” was added later because of a name dispute) at a home studio near Northampton in 1985. Three years later, Bug, their...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 11:25 AM
Decisions, decisions: According to a press release from the band, Daughtry performs April 27 at MGM Grand at Foxwoods, which is the same night that Nickelback plays XL Center in Hartford. No word on tickets, but Foxwoods says the show hasn’t...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 8:22 AM
You’ve seen Florence and the Machine perform on awards shows, on “Saturday Night Live,” Letterman and VH1 specials, now see the acclaimed English group in person May 11 at Mohegan Sun; tickets go on sale Friday, Jan. 27, at 10 a.m. for...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 9:04 AM
Northampton’s own Winterpills released their fifth and most ambitious album, All My Lovely Goners, earlier this month. (It's now streaming on their website.) Songwriter Philip Price spoke with the Advocate by phone about what the group wanted to...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 8:35 AM
1) Taj Mahal Trio, Thurs., 8 p.m., $65. Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge St., Ridgefield, (203) 438-5795, ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
2) Start Making Sense: The Music of Talking Heads, Fri., 10 p.m., $12.50-$15. Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St.,...