Adam Radcliffe

Latest Stories

  • 10 years ago | Local Wire

    With a title like The Greatest and a hot pink album cover featuring boxing glove bling, Chan Marshall (otherwise known as Cat Power) seems to be making an effort to separate herself from her established image with this latest release. Marshall, no...

  • 10 years ago | Local Wire

    You know a band is moving up in the world when the members are excited about their new tour van's air conditioning. In the past, apparently, The Gossip just had to sweat it out. Luckily for us, new vans mean new albums, and in January, Standing in...

  • 10 years ago | Local Wire

    Both Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and The National are currently basking in (or perhaps suffering from) the glow of being the next big thing out of New York. Thanks to Pitchfork, most eyes are on CYHSY to take home the prize. The real reason to go out...

  • 10 years ago | Local Wire

    After a two-year absence, Broadcast returns with Tender Buttons, a searing, minimalist pop record. Seeing how the band has gone from six members to two, Buttons' theme of "letting go" makes sense. Vocalist Trish Keenan and her only remaining bandm...

  • 10 years ago | Local Wire

    Glass Candy is a conundrum, something sweet surrounding something dangerous. Ida No is one of punk's most captivating front women: ferocious, whispering, screeching and wailing herself into a barefoot tizzy. Taking cues from '70s punk, glam and di...

  • 10 years ago | Local Wire

    Tussle doesn't claim to be a dance band. In fact, Tussle doesn't claim any musical genre as its own. But in spite of its transcendent aspirations, this band is bound to get people moving. These gentlemen from San Francisco combine disco, noise, pu...