| Oct 15, 2013
| 3:43 PM
In May, less than two weeks before the release of his band's anticipated debut album, Roomrunner frontman Denny Bowen was in a Massachusetts hospital.
Despite the growing excitement surrounding his Baltimore quartet's new full-length album, "Ideal...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Saturday was a busy day. There was the book festival and Legacy Chase and Big in Japan and Height with Friends, and the list goes on and on. Where were you? Did you make it to the Deadmau5 show in Silver Spring earlier in the week? How did it compare to...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:17 AM
The fall always brings a windfall of new music, and this year is no exception. Albums are expected by everyone from Taylor Swift to Shellac, and Jason Aldean to Aphex Twin. Prince is back in a big way, and the dream team is at it again — who else...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 12:35 PM
The Downtown Sound music series is now a Monday night fixture during the summer at Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, but it wasn't always so.
The city of Chicago had a hands-off policy toward rock music for generations, a phobia turned into...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Midway through her thoughtful, entertaining history of obsessed music collectors and their quest for rare early 78 rpm records, writer Amanda Petrusich has a revelation. Focusing on one particular seeker and his knack for finding obscure titles others...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Canada's Polaris Music Prize is putting the "white" in the Great White North.
Nominees for this year's award -- which seeks to recognize "creativity and diversity in Canadian recorded music," according to a statement -- were announced early Tuesday, and...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Anthology of American Folk Music Night
to benefit the Connecticut Food Bank
Hosted by Elisa Flynn and Lys Guillorn
Fri. Nov. 30, 9 p.m., Café Nine, 250 State St., New Haven, (203) 789-8281, cafenine.com, 21+, $6
Some things just keep...
| May 8, 2011
About an hour south of Washington, D.C., deep beneath rolling hills near the verdant Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, lies a storehouse filled with bounty.
At one time, during the Cold War, that treasure was cash — about $3-billion worth —...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 10:17 PM
Shellac: Steve Albini, Bob Weston and Todd Trainer have been making music together for 20 years. They’re working on a fifth studio album, so expect some new songs, as well as an array of top-notch musical guests at this three-night residency,...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Lounge Ax, the late, great Lincoln Avenue rock club that hosted countless indie-rock stalwarts during the '90s before its demise in 2000, will throw a retrospective party Aug. 10-11 that will reunite some of the regulars, personalities and bands who...