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  • A montage of favorite things for 2013

    A montage of favorite things for 2013
    Consider this a purge. A necessary year-end draining of the snippets, moments and bolts of cultural lightning that burned hot in my skull, sometimes left a mark, sometimes faded quickly, but always jolted me awake in 2013 and became, if only for one...
  • MGMT Plays The Dome at Oakdale

    MGMT Plays The Dome at Oakdale
    During a period of relative stability, MGMT has produced its least stable-sounding record so far. "MGMT," the self-titled new album by the duo of Benjamin Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden (their fourth overall), gathers together 45 minutes of lysergic...
  • Five highlights from Day 2 of FYF 2013 (and Henry Winkler cameo!)

    Five highlights from Day 2 of FYF 2013 (and Henry Winkler cameo!)
    The 10th annual FYF Fest concluded Sunday night with the shimmering feedback of My Bloody Valentine, which echoed across the Los Angeles State Historic Park and no doubt ruffled neighbors blocks away.  We've already offered a few highlights of Saturday'...
  • Review: Powerful surprises at every turn at FYF Fest 2013

    Review: Powerful surprises at every turn at FYF Fest 2013
    This post has been updated. Please see note at bottom for details. Those looking for evidence that the 10th annual FYF Fest had hit a Saturday afternoon peak found it during songwriter Ty Segall's set. As he and his band pushed a hard-strummed...
  • MGMT's new album shows it can still keep music world guessing

    MGMT's new album shows it can still keep music world guessing
    The creation story behind "Astro-Mancy," MGMT's rhythmic freakout on its self-titled new album, is instructive when considering the duo's oblong output over the years. A band best known for its string of genre-defying dance-pop hits of 2008, "Time to...
  • Connecticut Music Awards 2013: BEST OTHER

    Connecticut Music Awards 2013: BEST OTHER
    Oh, Cassius! Two accomplished solo acts, Meredith DiMenna and and John Torres, originally got together, DiMenna says, "because I suggested to him that we could have a money-making band where we'd do covers and sing in Spanish. I've known John for many...
  • TICKET BOX: Robin Thicke at Susquehanna Bank Center, Elton John at Wells Fargo Center, Jake Clemons at Sellersville Theatre among 40 new shows

     
    Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Robin Thicke at Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, N.J., Elton John at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia and Jake Clemons of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band are among......
  • Music-loving Brent Urban sets tone for U.Va. heading into Pittsburgh

     Music-loving Brent Urban sets tone for U.Va. heading into Pittsburgh
    At first glance, the most unique characteristic about Virginia's Brent Urban appears to be that he's not your average fat guy playing defensive tackle. He's about as athletic as they come on the interior. Yet, there's more to the amiable Canadian than...
  • YouTube video soars with eagles

    YouTube video soars with eagles
    YouTube one-upped Animal Planet with a hot new trending video that purports to capture an eagle soaring over the Chamonix region of France. The videographer apparently strapped a GoPro or other similarly compact camera on an eagle's back and captures...
  • Late-night TV is a timely gig for musicians

    Late-night TV is a timely gig for musicians
    Paul McCartney doesn't need publicity, but when he wants to, he sure can make a dent. On Monday, he and his band appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and shut down a stretch of Hollywood Boulevard when they performed for a lucky few thousand at the late-...
  • My Bloody Valentine, Yeah Yeah Yeahs headline FYF Fest 2013

    My Bloody Valentine, Yeah Yeah Yeahs headline FYF Fest 2013
    The announcement came only as four snare drum hits, but fans knew instantly who was headlining FYF Fest this year. The decade-old punk and indie blowout (which is now in collaboration with Coachella producer Goldenvoice) debuted its lineup this...
  • L.A.'s FYF Fest moves from punk to pro

    L.A.'s FYF Fest moves from punk to pro
    Ten years ago, FYF Fest's Sean Carlson was a dewy 18-year-old so eager to throw a punk rock festival that he forgot to charge for tickets. Did he have even a glimmer back then that he'd be running L.A.'s preeminent indie rock event a decade later? "No....