Math the Band @ Trunk Space|11/3/12Imagine if that goofy indie rock cred of The Shins and Suburban Kids With Biblical Names, the "Napoleon Dynamites" of music, hadn't lost so much popularity and had instead evolved, embracing the EDM subculture with sentimental Millenial generation video game sample ... More >>
The Olympics are about a lot more than gold medals, figure skaters, bong-smoking swimmers, and crushing human rights (I'm looking at you, Beijing).
More than anything, it's about ceremony. And, like a lifeless family sitcom, that means theme songs. Over the years, the Olympics have provided us wit ... More >>
Thursday, March 15
"No wonder Austinites hate SXSW," Abe says as city traffic delays our PA system pickup. "You can't get fucking anywhere in the city right now."
We drive for two hours, listening to a jazzercise mix CD a friend made for Abe, as we keep getting snagged on side trips. Eventually, w ... More >>
Norman Cook, a.k.a. Fatboy Slim, has been rocking beats hard since the late '70s, when he played in bands like Disque Attack and the Housemartins. He achieved mainstream popularity in the '90s, when "Praise You" blew up as a radio staple. In recent years, Cook has focused on production, stepping ... More >>
After too many disagreements with his restaurant manager and some trouble with bouncing paychecks, Flavor Flav's fried chicken restaurant in Clinton, Iowa has closed, according to Pollstar.First and foremost, Flav claims that restaurant manager Nick Cimino "isn't running the business right," whic ... More >>
There sure are a lot of greatest-hits albums out today, including ones from Backstreet Boys and Mariah Carey, but what is most exciting in this week's new releases is Vitamin String Quartet's Death Cab for Cutie tribute album, Ghost.On the record, listeners will find a selection of ... More >>
On March 11, the Wall Street Journal ran an article titled "Concert Tickets Get Set Aside, Marked Up by Artists, Managers" written by Ethan Smith. In it, Smith explains the practice of large promoters, Ticketmaster, and artists teaming up to take the best seats at concerts and then not selling them ... More >>