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  • Damon & Naomi Perform at Willimantic Records on March 23

    Damon & Naomi Perform at Willimantic Records on March 23
    Galaxie 500 released three records before promptly disbanding in 1991, leaving behind a compact, respectable legacy that has earned praise from Liz Phair and Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore. Much like their revered forebears in the Velvet Underground, it's...
  • A new age for New Age music

    A new age for New Age music
    In late 2009, noise-pop group Animal Collective followed up its critics-poll-topping album "Merriweather Post Pavilion" with a stopgap EP, "Fall Be Kind." It generated buzz for featuring the first-ever licensed Grateful Dead sample, but what was more...
  • All hail the Marshall stack: The amplifiers that built rock

     
    Rock amplifier innovator Jim Marshall died on Thursday. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts offers insight into the importance of the "Marshall stack" as a symbol in rock & roll....
  • Occupy Wall Street gets a benefit album

     
    Acts including Third Eye Blind, Lucinda Williams, Ladytron and the Zuccotti Park drum circle regulars all contributed tracks to "Occupy This Album," an album to benefit Occupy Wall Street....
  • Pitchfork bands to hit up Wicker Park?

     
    The Pitchfork Music Festival alone is enough to make this a busy weekend for music in Chicago, but for the intrepid fan, it’s only the beginning....
  • 72 Hours: Eleanor Friedberger, Kurt Vile, Rage and more

     
    The weekly Pop & Hiss rundown of the weekend's top concerts. Friday • Eleanor Friedberger @ Origami Vinyl. Friedberger's solo debut, "Last Summer," is a beautiful collection of pop oddities and forgotten comforts. Known best for work in pop...
  • Animals Take Control: Reading Rainbow play the Elm City PopFest on Sept. 14

    Animals Take Control: Reading Rainbow play the Elm City PopFest on Sept. 14
    It's probably a good idea to catch Philly's Reading Rainbow (Rob Garcia, vocals and guitar, Sarah Everton, drums and vocals, and Al Creedon, guitar) at the Elm City PopfestĀ at BAR in New Haven on Sept. 14 or the following night at the Iron Horse Music...
  • After the Busiest Hiatus in History, Mike Watt Reconnects

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Mike Watt and The Missingmen || || With Thurston Moore (of Sonic Youth), Estrogen Highs and Electric Bucket. 8 p.m., April 5. Daniel Street Club, 21 Daniel St., Milford. $12. 203-877-4446, danielstreetclub.com, manicproductions....
  • 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...
  • All The Festivals Fit To Attend in Connecticut (Listings!)

    All The Festivals Fit To Attend in Connecticut (Listings!)
    Some kind of magic switch seems to have gotten flipped. With summer here, Connecticut turns into a sunny wonderland of outdoor music festivals, county fairs, regional food shindigs and other finely focused affairs. Celebrate the seasonal joys of...
  • Arts and Ideas: Bang on a Can All-Stars, Soldier Songs and Yo-Yo Ma

    Arts and Ideas: Bang on a Can All-Stars, Soldier Songs and Yo-Yo Ma
    Bang on a Can All-Stars International Festival of Arts & Ideas. 8 p.m., June 14. Yale Law School Courtyard, 127 Wall St. $21-$30. 203-562-5666, 888-736-2663, artidea.org. Soldier Songs International Festival of Arts & Ideas. June 23–25. Frederick...
  • Dinosaur Jr. performs Bug in its entirety at Iron Horse Music Hall

    Dinosaur Jr. performs Bug in its entirety at Iron Horse Music Hall
    J. Mascis, Lou Barlow and Emmett Jefferson Murphy III (“Murph”) recorded the first Dinosaur album (the “Jr.” was added later because of a name dispute) at a home studio near Northampton in 1985. Three years later, Bug, their...