| Aug 13, 2011
| 12:46 PM
My Morning Jacket performed Friday at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia. b editor Anne Tallent reviews the show below.
"Told me not to smoke drugs, but I wouldn't listen
Never thought I'd get caught and wind up in prison"
The lyrics of My...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 4:42 PM
"I was born the night she found me." -- Eric Northman
Whether or not you believe in the powers of a full moon, it's hard to deny that if a place would be affected by lunar fatness, it would be Bon Temps.
Let's see: In this episode, Jason finally got...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:30 AM
with Ava Luna and Magic Man, Feb. 22, 8 p.m., $10. The Outer Space, 295 Treadwell St., Building G, Hamden, (203) 288-6400, theouterspace.net, manicproductions.org.
They always say, "Two heads are better than one." For Brooklyn-based indie...
| May 15, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Los Angele duo Best Coast have just released "The Only Place," the band's second album. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts reviews the album....
| May 16, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Los Lobos' 1992 album "Kiko" will have a deluxe reissue in August to mark its 20th anniversary. Also coming is a DVD and Blu-ray release of "Kiko Live," from a 2006 series of concerts in which Los Lobos performed "Kiko" in its entirety....
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The first Los Lobos Cinco de Mayo Festival will take place May 5 at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. Los Lobos has wanted to do a community-oriented music festival for many years, founding member Louie Perez said....
| Jun 5, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Southern California’s summer pop music calendar includes festivals Hard Summer, Make Music Pasadena and Rock the Bells....
| Jun 20, 2012
| 4:36 PM
“My name is Frank Sinatra,” sings Kelly Hogan on the M. Ward-penned “Daddy’s Little Girl,” a tune she delivers with gripping drama. And there are 12 more gems on Hogan's "I Like To Keep Myself In Pain."...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 8:52 AM
I have a long list of artists I'm really hoping to see new material from in 2012. So in lieu of not having any new material I have to settle for revisiting their most recent recorded efforts to see if they still stand the test of time, so to speak. ...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 12:19 PM
When Andrew Bird, the celebrated indie-folk musician, asked Xan Aranda to direct a documentary about the final dates of his 2009 concert tour, she wasted no time in answering him.
“I said no,” Aranda recalls from her home in Chicago.
| Jun 4, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Welcome back, Kelly Hogan.
More than a decade after the release of her last solo effort, "Because It Feel Good," the singer makes a long-overdue return to the spotlight with her excellent new album, "I Like to Keep Myself in Pain," a gorgeous effort...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 12:39 PM
Levon Helm was the rarest of musical multi-taskers: an unflappable drummer and a singer who wrung soul out of every note. He also was a terrific team player and bandmate; he made the people around him sound good.
Helm was "the only drummer who could make...