| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| Jan 19, 2014
There's nothing like attending a concert while traveling. Not only do you experience great music, but you also catch a glimpse of local fashion, dances, drinks and customs. And isn't experiencing life like the locals what traveling is all about? Here's...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 9:44 AM
“Almost everything could be forgotten,” Alex Kapranos sang Tuesday night at the Echoplex, and that’s a truism he’s observed firsthand.
The stylish frontman of Glasgow’s Franz Ferdinand is the rare survivor from the dance-...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Robert Glasper is tuning back into "Black Radio."
Months after his 2012 disc by that title won the Grammy for best R&B album -- upsetting more conventional nominees such as Anthony Hamilton and R. Kelly -- the wide-ranging jazz pianist announced...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 8:05 AM
It was Coachella's best-kept secret.
At the end of a day filled with speculation that Phoenix would share its headlining set on the main stage with Daft Punk, the French band instead brought out R. Kelly, the one-of-a-kind R&B star, for a supremely...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 4:28 AM
Day 2 is done at Lollapalooza in Grant Park, and what a day Saturday was: It was sandwiched by much-anticipated sets by Chief Keef and Frank Ocean, and in between came the first evacuation in the festival’s Chicago history. Here’s how it...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 8:41 PM
The 2012 Lollapalooza lineup to be announced Wednesday reaffirms that the culture of DJs and electronic artists is catching up with rock as a live attraction on the lucrative summer festival circuit.
Two of the rock headliners for the Aug. 3-5...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Thursday marks another increment in the evolution at eMusic, the online music service that sells discounted MP3s by subscription. CEO Adam Klein announced on the company's blog Wednesday that not only would some 250,000 older titles from Universal Music...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 4:35 PM
New York dance-punk band the Rapture have returned after a few years out of the limelight, and celebrated at the Music Box on Thursday. Matt Diehl reviews....
| Jan 5, 2011
| 6:27 AM
Since U Been Gone by Kelly Clarkson
Devil's Haircut by Beck
My Generation by The Who
Heads Will Roll by Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Head Over Heels by Tears For Fears
The Way by Fastball
There Goes The Fear by Doves
What's Up by 4 Non Blondes
Fly Like An...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Band name: Scattered Trees
Sound: The indie-rock quintet's sophomore album, "Sympathy," pairs singer-songwriter Nate Eiesland's heart-heavy words with musical backdrops that shift from mournful (the Coldplay-esque "Love and Leave") to propulsive ("Four...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 9:16 AM
5 best things
1. Frank Ocean – Over the past month, it feels like anyone who was a little familiar with Frank Ocean before, suddenly and simultaneously realized that he is a genius (mostly due to the release of his album, Channel Orange). His...