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  • Pitchfork Music Festival 2011: Day 2 in review

    Pitchfork Music Festival 2011: Day 2 in review
    Day 2 of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park is at an end, with another sell-out Saturday. Here’s how it went down, with reports from me (GK), my hard-working colleague Bob Gendron (BG) and video and editing from Kevin Pang. 12:48 p.m....
  • Live review: Matador sticks to the beat at 21

     
    Belle & Sebastian and other indie rockers sing the label's praises at a birthday bash. Lyrical tidbits best capture the essence of this past weekend's Matador at 21 series of concerts at the Palms Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.......
  • Matador at 21 Night 3: Guided by Voices gives the festival a salty salute

     
    Funny thing about Matador at 21: After three days and dozens of diverse bands, it turns out everyone was pretty much there to see Guided by Voices. The '90s lo-fi heroes, who reunited to play the festival (and stop in......
  • Matador at 21's greatest hits

     
    Guided by Voices' Robert Pollard closes Matador at 21's lost weekend out on Night 3 Your trusty blogger spent a four-day weekend in Las Vegas losing a lot of money at blackjack for Matador at 21, a celebration of the New York indie label's latest birthday...
  • 72 Hours: Florence + the Machine, Mavis Staples, Bear in Heaven lead weekend show lineup

     
    Pop & Hiss looks at the weekend's top gigs. Thursday Walter Meego @ the Echo. This onetime Chicago-based threesome is now a Los Angeles-residing five-piece, and the Echo gig should serve as a sort of coming out party for the......
  • Album review: Destroyer's 'Kaputt'

     
    Vancouver, Canada’s Dan Bejar, the occasional member of the New Pornographers, has been crafting adventurous solo albums with various musicians under the heavy metal-like moniker Destroyer since the '90s. On “Kaputt,” his ninth outing, Bejar has...
  • Summer concert preview: A selective list of the season's must-see shows

     
    Those with fat wallets or friends in the biz will no doubt celebrate the bounty that is the summer music season in Southern California. The offerings are unrivaled among American regions, with so many open air venues, majestic theaters, off......
  • 5 top acts to hear at Wicker Park Fest

     
    Wicker Park has something of a reputation for drawing music lovers, so it's no surprise that the neighborhood's fest lineup puts the average street festival to shame....
  • All about A.V. Fest: liner notes for A.V. Club’s inaugural music fest

     
    The A.V. Club makes no apologies about its efforts to appeal to a certain kind of pop culture nerd, and the lineup of its inaugural A.V. Fest at The Hideout this weekend makes it clear that this kind of pop culture nerd likes indie rock. Counting on a big...
  • Before the 'Huntsman': Snow White's life in pop songs

     
    Kristen Stewart's Snow White re-imagines the character as an unbreakable warrior in "Snow White and the Huntsman." Yet as resilient as Stewart's White may be, chances are she won't ever inspire a song written by a Beatle. Here is a deeper dive into...
  • Kathryn Calder plays The Space in Hamden on Dec. 4

    Kathryn Calder plays The Space in Hamden on Dec. 4
    Kathyn Calder 8 p.m., Dec. 4, The Space, 295 Treadwell St., Ste. 18, Hamden. $12. (203) 288-6400, http://www.thespace.tk.   It's been an eventful half dozen years since keyboardist/vocalist Kathryn Calder joined the New Pornographers, the indie...
  • Album of the Day 1/9/12: Neko Case - Middle Cyclone

    Album of the Day 1/9/12: Neko Case - Middle Cyclone
    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. ...