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  • September 19 - 25 in nightlife: Deadmau5, Fleet Foxes, Brad Paisley, Wilco

    September 19 - 25 in nightlife: Deadmau5, Fleet Foxes, Brad Paisley, Wilco
    How was HFstival this weekend? Were there as many bugs as during FreeFest? Did the Avett Brothers make it at least worthwhile? There are no festivals in Baltimore this weekend, but there are a handful of excellent shows. And Deadmau5 is performing in...
  • Fleet Foxes search for 'one melodic voice'

    Fleet Foxes search for 'one melodic voice'
    Toward the end of 2009, Fleet Foxes' lead singer and songwriter Robin Pecknold was offered a solo slot on Joanna Newsom's tour. As a fan of the progressive, indie harpist, Pecknold considered it an easy decision. The difficult part was figuring out...
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  • Plume Giant CD Release Party, Sept. 1st at Wesleyan

    Plume Giant CD Release Party, Sept. 1st at Wesleyan
    Indie neo-folk trio Plume Giant, who'll play a release show for their debut full-length, Callithump, at Wesleyan on Saturday, have Connecticut roots. Oliver Hill (guitar, viola, voice), Nolan Green (guitar, harmonium, voice) and Eliza Bagg (violin,...
  • Indie Folk Trio Plume Giant Return to Yale With a New CD on Sept. 7

    Indie Folk Trio Plume Giant Return to Yale With a New CD on Sept. 7
    Indie folk, or chamber pop, or whatever it’s called when musicians sing together over an acoustic/electric mix of instruments (it used to be called “folk rock”), is full of recycled chord progressions and predictable vocal harmonies....
  • Lollapalooza 2012 lineup: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Black Sabbath, Black Keys headline

    Lollapalooza 2012 lineup: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Black Sabbath, Black Keys headline
    The 2012 Lollapalooza lineup to be announced Wednesday reaffirms that the culture of DJs and electronic artists is catching up with rock as a live attraction on the lucrative summer festival circuit.  Two of the rock headliners for the Aug. 3-5...
  • Sharon Van Etten learns how to share

    Sharon Van Etten learns how to share
    Sharon Van Etten was a struggling, uncertain artist trying to find an audience on tour in 2010 when she was awakened one morning with some life-changing news. The night before, the National’s Aaron Dessner had joined Bon Iver on stage at the...
  • Lollapalooza after-parties include Afghan Whigs, Passion Pit, Alabama Shakes

    Lollapalooza after-parties include Afghan Whigs, Passion Pit, Alabama Shakes
    Once again the shows will just go on and on Lollapalooza weekend Aug. 3-5, with 31 after-party concerts at 13 venues over five nights to be announced Tuesday.  The after-parties for the annual festival in Grant Park include no headliners on par with...
  • Brand X Files: Lady Gaga goes Elton. Glenn Beck launches The Blaze. Gmail's new Priority Inbox.

     
    Hear two new Lady Gaga songs: Music blog You Ain't No Picasso has live cuts of the Elton John-esque "You and I" and "Livin' on the Radio." Make your '70s songwriter record, Gaga! [YANP] "Dancing with the Stars" cast announced: The Situation versus The...
  • L.A. Unheard: Funeral Party

     
    Editor's note: Welcome to L.A. Unheard, a new series on the best local musicians yet to reach your ears. Come back every Wednesday for a new favorite band. The band: Funeral Party, an east L.A. rock trio. The sound: Funeral Party cites Brian Eno and Aphex...