The music Colin Stetson is playing on his current solo tour largely features songs from New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light,
the just-released final entry in a trilogy of loosely connected albums
for Constellation Records.
Organizers of the 12.12.12 Sandy relief concert got Bill Clinton to plead with Led Zeppelin to perform (they, again, said no); Mountain Dew and Hip Hop aren't mixing so well lately, as the soda company axes endorsement deals with Lil Wayne and Tyler, the Creator, for controversial lyrics and a goat commercial (respectively); and a Minnesota man pretended to be David Gilmour while getting checked out at a local hospital and was promptly arrested when staffers looked up a photo of the real Gilmour on the web.
While his music is uniquely stylized, Lyle Lovett
was Americana before Americana music was cool. When he appears at the Taft Theater this
week, he will be with his all-star Acoustic Group, playing cuts off his
new album, Release Me, and more.
Justin Furstenfeld may not have invented the concept of
“living out loud,” but he certainly embodies it with an enviable zeal.
The Blue October frontman has never hesitated to identify his long
struggle with a bipolar condition as the main grist for his songwriting
The image on the front of The Lonely Wild's first
full-length is a sepia photo collage of skulls, rocks and mountainous scenery.
Before you even catch a note from the Los Angeles five-piece, that
cover's color scheme suggests that pensiveness and nostalgia will
probably be on the menu.
The six-piece band’s music, though recently taking on a slightly
darker tone, is raucous and rousing. Their concerts aren’t meant for the
people that stand and stare, but for the sneaker-wearing, arm flailing,
synth-loving people of the world.
This year's MidPoint Indie Summer concert series — free, every Friday on Fountain Square — puts focus on great local acts and a few notable touring act, singer/songwriter Tracy Walker returns this week with her first recording in 10 years, the album Coetaneous
Vibrations, and get the latest on this fall's MidPoint Music Festival, including news of an initial lineup announcement later this wee.
A South African music festival announced new "beer drone technology," whereby fans order by phone and have their order dropped from a drone above, will debut at August event. Plus, Jay-Z gets a mini-roast from the President at the White House Correspondents' Dinner and Swedish Doom Metal band Ghost B.C. treats fans to a sacrilicious new box set, complete with band-branded sex toys.
MilkDrive’s latest album is called Waves and it
swings with a fun, light and breezy mid-1960s feel. The band brings
mostly original music to the table, but they will also put a jazzy twist
on songs by The Beatles and others along the way.
Goatwhore's fifth album, the brutally thunderous Blood for the Master, was released early last year to overwhelmingly positive response, including an 8/10 review from Metal bible, Decibel Magazine.
If you like your Death Metal with a side of Motörhead, a splash of
Jägermeister and more than a touch of evil, Goatwhore is your cup of
black tar tea.
many groups who may draw a “music lesson” crowd that tends to sit on its
hands and complain when somebody dares to stand up and trance up, Mule
audiences rock it from note one. The band’s upcoming gig at the Taft
Theatre this weekend should be no exception.