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  • Full Lollapalooza 2014 lineup showcases festival veterans

    Full Lollapalooza 2014 lineup showcases festival veterans
    Outkast and Calvin Harris will join Eminem, Arctic Monkeys, Kings of Leon and Skrillex as headliners Aug. 1-3 at Lollapalooza. If that sounds a bit familiar, it should — five of the six top acts have played Lollapalooza before. The latter four acts...
  • Review: The soundtrack and score for 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

    Review: The soundtrack and score for 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'
    Outside of the darkened theater, what use are stand-alone action movie soundtracks such as  "The Amazing Spider-Man 2"? As a tool to relive Hollywood action via headphones while pretending to leap tall buildings? To add big-screen drama to, say, the act...
  • Phosphorescent's Matthew Houck Describes The Recording Of Hit 'Muchacho'

    Phosphorescent's Matthew Houck Describes The Recording Of Hit 'Muchacho'
    Six is the magic number. Last year, Matthew Houck, who records and performs under the name Phosphorescent, released "Muchacho," his sixth album, behind a stunning, six-minute-plus single called "Song For Zula." "Muchacho" became a sleeper indie-rock hit,...
  • Vampire Weekend, Fiona Apple celebrate Valentine's Day for Starbucks

    Vampire Weekend, Fiona Apple celebrate Valentine's Day for Starbucks
    Talk about dumb Starbucks. For its latest compilation album, the coffee chain commissioned covers of love songs from 13 artists just in time for Valentine’s Day,  which sounds like a delightful idea, until you realize how much of “Sweetheart...
  • Pitchfork Music Festival completes lineup

    Pitchfork Music Festival completes lineup
    M.I.A., Low, Solange, Wire, Savages and Parquet Courts will be among the artists rounding out the Pitchfork Music Festival on July 19-21 at Union Park. The festival announced Tuesday that Lil B, Yo La Tengo, Toro Y Moi, Phosphorescent, Metz, Autre Ne...
  • Pitchfork preview: Your guide to every festival act

    Pitchfork preview: Your guide to every festival act
    What: Pitchfork Music Festival Where: Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph St. When: 3 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday What: 46 bands/artists, three stages, hosted by e-zine pitchfork.com Info: Pitchforkmusicfestival.com Tickets: Ticketweb.com...
  • The Best Local Music Festivals in or Near Connecticut in 2013

    The Best Local Music Festivals in or Near Connecticut in 2013
    Click here to read our enhanced version of this story   Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival: June 15-16. Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson, NY. clearwaterfestival.org. An annual festival to celebrate the environmental movement. Pete Seeger,...
  • Phosphorescent Makes Music That's Both Grandiose and Stark

    Phosphorescent Makes Music That's Both Grandiose and Stark
    Phosphorescent April 19, The Edmond Town Hall, Newtown, edmondtownhall.org   Matthew Houck isn't afraid of bold candor. Houck, who writes, records and performs under the name Phosphorescent, sings lines like "I've been fucked up, and I've been a...
  • Album review: Phosphorescent, 'Muchacho'

    Album review: Phosphorescent, 'Muchacho'
    ***1/2 (out of four) Country music generally remains too unhip of a reference point for the indie music world to touch with much seriousness. So when Brooklyn musician Matthew Houck, a.k.a. Phosphorescent, made an album of Willie Nelson covers about four...
  • Album of the Day 11/08/11: Amanda Shires - Carrying Lightning

    Album of the Day 11/08/11: Amanda Shires - Carrying Lightning
    Did you ever hear an artist online and say 'yeah I like this'.  Then you see them live and they blow you away so you buy the new album, take it home and realize that it's even better than when you first heard it online?  Me too and one of those artists is...