5 days ago | Concerts
Troy Andrews, better known as Trombone Shorty, wa on a mission to give rock fans a taste of his eclectic mix of jazz, funk, and hip-hop. But his European tour opening for the Foo Fighters was sadly cut short due to the recent attacks in Paris. He ...
11 days ago | Concerts
As long as there has been music, there have been dance crazes. There are those stemmed in 60’s R&B like “The Locomotion” that were brilliant and duds like the “Hokey Pokey” and the “Macarena.” You can almost hear Holly Golightly cringe at the ...
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There were times when Sara Taylor felt like crying. The lead singer of the Canadian dark wave band The Birthday Massacre was overwhelmed by the level of intimacy she experienced with the donors to the band's crowdfunding of its 2014 album, Superst...
29 days ago | Concerts
People flee from the east coast to escape the gloomy seasons. Guitarist Cleo Tucker and bassist Harmony Tividad, the duo who make up the indie punk band Girlpool, left the perennially sunny streets of southern California to experience the unpredic...
1 month ago | Concerts
A good rule of thumb for music writers is to avoid referencing one band to describe the one you are writing about. The Brooklyn trio Sunflower Bean makes it easy to break that rule. They have a song titled “Tame Impala,” which they admit is meant ...
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Chaz Budnick, better known in music circles as Toro y Moi, just released the upbeat funk-rock hybrid album What For? in April, but it's the experimental turns he takes in his self-released mixtape Samantha that is getting all the attention from li...