| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:45 PM
1. Record Of The Year Lonely Boy
The Black Keys The Black Keys & Danger Mouse, producers; Tom Elmhirst & Kennie Takahashi, engineers/mixers; Brian Lucey, mastering engineer Track from: El Camino [Nonesuch] Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
| Apr 21, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Fans who stayed on the polo field until nearly 1 a.m. Sunday for the very end of French electro-rock band Phoenix's set probably did so because of the rumor that French house-music duo Daft Punk was going to make a surprise appearance. No such luck....
| Apr 21, 2013
| 9:05 PM
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is considered one of the music industry's premier festivals, connecting the dots between musical generations and genres with a diverse lineup that attracts fans from around the globe. But the festival, which...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 11:18 AM
A week before it's to headline Night 2 of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Phoenix hit "Saturday Night Live" over the weekend with two songs from its upcoming album, "Bankrupt!"
The French band opened with a blistering rendition of...
| 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...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Do you like dreamy indie-rock bands? Fireworks? Extremely confusing (but visually stunning) music videos?
Today is your day, friend.
New clips from Phoenix and Beach House are making the online rounds, and though we haven't really a clue what either...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 12:39 PM
The year of Phoenix has begun.
After announcing last week that it would release a new album in April, the French band on Monday posted the disc's first song, "Entertainment," on YouTube. It's a speedy electro-rock jam built around the group's...
| Jan 15, 2012
A few months before the 2008 Beijing Olympics, I read a blog post by an Atlantic Monthly correspondent about Chinese wine.
I grew up outside New York City, where I ate hundreds of pounds of lo mein and pork-fried rice but didn't see, taste...
| Jul 9, 2011
Award-winning Cuban guitarist
Manuel Galban, 80, a Grammy-winning Cuban guitarist who rose to international fame as a member of the Buena Vista Social Club, died Thursday of a heart attack in Havana.
Born in 1931 in Gibara, in the eastern...
| Jan 23, 2011
Here is a list of many of the lines that carry passenger traffic, along with a list of their vessels. Ships that are to have maiden voyages this year are also listed; check with the cruise line, though, because dates can change.
AIDA Cruises, (011) 49-...
| Jan 30, 2011
The tourists think big. Arriving in Southern California, they expect to conquer Disneyland and Hollywood, perhaps on the same day, in between the surfing and snowboarding. Then they get stuck in traffic. Then come the recriminations, the tears, the vows...
| Sep 18, 2010
| 4:36 PM
It’s been a very indie summer at the Hollywood Bowl, a trend that continues with the infectious French band Phoenix. Their Grammy-winning “Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix” introduced their polished, wistful pop-rock to the mainstream, and this sh...