One man band basement recordings continue to grow in popularity. Due to its minimalist approach, songwriting is key. Perfume Genius, the moniker of Mike Hadreas records songs about homophobia, pedophilia, and suicide that are strangely warm and therapeutic.
We caught up with Hadreas to discuss hav ... More >>
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Who wants to check out a 25-year-old satirical metal band, complete with scary costumes and raunchy lyrics? Well, you're in luck. Gwar is coming to The Marque ... More >>
Bishop Allen are a prim pop confectionary who
churned out their third proper full-length last March titled "Grrr..." The
candy-coated tracks are worth the impending toothaches, placing Bishop Allen,
named for the street where the founding members lived, in cahoots with fellow
saccharine rockers ... More >>
Did you miss Phish's festival in Indio, California last weekend but just really, really want to be at a show where everyone is high? You're in luck, as 311 comes to The Marquee on Dec. 10. If smack is more your speed there's also a Sublime cover band coming through as part of this week's announce ... More >>
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Third Eye Blind: Still alive.Did you know that Third Eye Blind is still around? Yeah, me either, but the "Semi-Charmed Life" guys (they were crystal meth before crystal meth was cool!) are still a band and still touring, apparently at venues as large as the Marquee. Go figure. What other bands you u ... More >>
By Noah W. Bailey
Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category.
Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen ... More >>