| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:26 PM
One of the great musical bummers of our time has been the wholesale narrowing of the phrase "dance music." In modern-day parlance, it's come to signify mostly the thump-based electronic beats created on computer and delivered by DJs in sweaty EDM clubs. ...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:10 PM
for punk band Devo
Alan Myers, 58, whose drumming for the punk band Devo came to define its off-kilter sound, died Monday in Los Angeles, said Devo spokesman Michael Pilmer. Myers had brain cancer.
He was the band's...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 11:58 AM
Monday, October 15
Angels & Airwaves - Everything's Magic
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Phenomena
Weezer - Burndt Jamb
We Are Scientists - Tonight
The Killers - When You Were Young
Friday, September 28
Rancid – Ruby Soho
Specials – A...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Chances are in coming days when you’re reading about percussionist Alan Myers, who died Monday after a battle with brain cancer, the words "human metronome" will be used. Myers' drumming for punk band Devo came to define the band’s off-kilter...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 8:55 AM
The Aquabats are a band from Southern California who dress as superheroes and are also the stars of their own television series. In "The Aquabats! Super Show!," which airs Saturday mornings on the Hub, they travel about in their Battle Tram to play...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Adult life is made up mostly of expected things, to keep our minds from exploding. But when the unexpected thing does occur, if it is not harmful or tragic, it can bring with it feelings of incredible happiness. Such was the moment when I first...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! Get the Sillies Out!
$39-$75, 2 p.m., Feb. 9. Oakdale Theatre, 95 South Turnpike Rd, Wallingford, oakdale.com
Over its four seasons so far, "Yo Gabba Gabba!"'s roster of episodes has been jammed with star power. The...
| Jan 19, 2011
Don Kirshner, the veteran music mogul who shepherded songs from a monstrously talented stable of young writers to the top of the pop charts in the 1960s, launched the career of the Monkees and then became a familiar face to millions of rock fans as...
| Dec 18, 2010
Don Van Vliet, a maverick musician who emerged from the Southern California desert with the name Captain Beefheart and a singular and influential form of avant-garde rock in the 1960s, died Friday. He was 69.
Van Vliet, who retreated to a reclusive...
| Dec 14, 2010
| 11:17 AM
This year's bountyof new holiday releases offers thoughts of the season from a slew of musicians, including a pair of singers who've officially "Got Talent," an "American Idol" alumnus, a neo-rockabilly hipster, a former member of an influential British...
| Jul 23, 2010
| 4:35 PM
SWAHILI BLONDE - LE MAMPATEE from Burke Roberts on Vimeo. Swahili Blonde, the warped brainchild of vocalist-drummer Nicole Turley, sounds like what would happen if a bunch of cool-kid records melted together in a fire pit and were then doused......
| Aug 3, 2010
| 4:32 AM
Lollapalooza: More than 130 bands and artists on eight stages play 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Sunday in Grant Park, $90 per day ($215 three-day pass); lollapalooza.com. FRIDAY 11 a.m. Donâ€™t miss B.O.B. (11:30 a.m., Adidas Mega): Blink and youâ€™ll miss it.....