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  • 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...
  • Friday: Balkan Beat Box, The Walkmen, Mavis Staples, Drive-By Truckers, The New Pornographers, Dirty Projectors, Matt and Kim, Jamie Lidell, and Lady Gaga

    Friday: Balkan Beat Box, The Walkmen, Mavis Staples, Drive-By Truckers, The New Pornographers, Dirty Projectors, Matt and Kim, Jamie Lidell, and Lady Gaga
    My name is Griffin Fillipitch. I'm 18, recently graduated high school and will be attending the University of Minnesota in one month. This is my fourth Lollapalooza. In a way, every festival (and especially this one) is a chore, or if you're feeling more...
  • The Hideout's longevity steeped in loyalty

    The Hideout's longevity steeped in loyalty
    The Hideout was built on dirt. It was constructed directly on top of the soil, a stone's throw from Goose Island, before the Kennedy expressway loomed at its right and Home Depot sprawled on its left, before it became a bar, then a bar and a place to see...
  • Complete B.O.M.B. Fest Line-Up

    Complete B.O.M.B. Fest Line-Up
    WIZ KHALIFA It’s easy to draw parallels between Wiz Khalifa at this moment and B.O.M.B. Fest co-headliner Snoop Dogg in his younger days, and the similarities go deeper than rapping about smoking humongous amounts of weed. Like Snoop in the early...
  • B.O.M.B. Fest, Day 2: Against Me! Owns Main Stage With Commanding Performance

    B.O.M.B. Fest, Day 2: Against Me! Owns Main Stage With Commanding Performance
    There were bigger names on the bill, but no one played a better show than Against Me! Sunday at the second and final day of this year’s B.O.M.B. Fest at Comcast Theatre in Hartford. The Florida punk band dominated the main stage with an afternoon...
  • 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....
  • 10 cool Spotify playlists: U.K. pop, Greil Marcus, music for the zombie apocalypse

    10 cool Spotify playlists: U.K. pop, Greil Marcus, music for the zombie apocalypse
    Tuesday's as good a day as any to hunker down in front of the desktop and crank out some work. Here are some playlists to pass the time as you break down those figures for the boss.   Greil Marcus’ October Real-Life Rock Top Ten (from Believer...
  • 10 cool Spotify playlists: hipster tracks, Occupy Wall Street (pros and cons), Jethro Tull rarities

    10 cool Spotify playlists: hipster tracks, Occupy Wall Street (pros and cons), Jethro Tull rarities
    I love free music to listen to. Not only that, I love that there are tons of interesting people out there making choices so that I don't have to actually decide on my own. Here's the best of what's floating around right now.   Great last album tracks:...