| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:22 AM
The two best concerts I attended in 2011 had a lot in common. Each featured a veteran rocker at the peak of his ability to connect to the audience, playing precisely the right songs and performing them precisely the right......
| Jan 10, 2012
| 9:36 PM
The booking of Pulp, with its ‘Common People' anti-1% screed, typifies Coachella '12. One of the great, universal rock anthems of the last two decades — Pulp's “Common People” — bypassed the U.S. when it exploded out of...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:36 PM
The bills could fundamentally re-make the Internet, but especially online music sharing....
| May 9, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Four technologies highlighted at NARM 2012 that promise to help bands make more money....
| Dec 26, 2011
| 7:13 PM
Band name: The Hood Internet
Sound: The mash-up maestros are best known for merging indie rock backing tracks and hip-hop lyricists (Lupe Fiasco rhymes atop the Handsome Furs on one cut, while Devin the Dude mingles with Les Savy Fav on another) like a...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 11:00 AM
The Hood Internet’s first album of original music, “Feat” (Decon), initially comes off as a departure from the Chicago-North Carolina duo’s trademark mash-ups.
Don’t believe the hype, says Steve Reidell, who partners in...
| Aug 28, 2012
Take a deep breath. OK, now you’re ready for another summer music fest, right?
We hope so. This weekend’s North Coast Music Fest (running through Sunday in Union Park) offers plenty of reasons to be excited for another weekend-long music...
| Aug 29, 2012
1572 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-489-3160
It’s not the prettiest space in the city, and some of the rock acts can creep toward the “generic” label. Still, DD has been home to early shows from acts such as Kid Rock and The Killers;...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 6:05 AM
The Electric Forest Music Festival begins today in Rothbury.
The festival, which superseded the Rothbury festival, runs through Sunday. It happens at the Double JJ Ranch.
Headliners for this year's festival include the String Cheese Incident, Bassnectar...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Electric Forest, the music festival that superseded the Rothbury Music Festival, has announced the artist 2012 lineup.
The festival is being held June 28 to July 1 at the Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Michigan.
Some highlights of the lineup included Girl...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 7:46 AM
Star Slinger is the stage name of Darren Williams, a quickly rising a producer/DJ from the UK. He has made his name on incredibly inventive instrumentals and rap remixes which often improve on the original, a rarity for most. He played the ever popular...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Miraculously, Girl Talk’s Gregg Gillis has managed to keep his career — mashing up samples of songs by other artists into new, dance-frenzy tracks — going, without having his ass repeatedly sued into submission.
“As far as the...