By John Seaborn Gray
Used to be you'd have to hit bar after bar until you found just the right jukebox, which promptly became your own personal lair of alcohol consumption. Folks demanded more freedom of choice, however, so many bars have switched over to Internet jukeboxes, where you can download ... More >>
Looking for something to do this weekend? "Night Owl" is a quick guide to special nights at bars and clubs around town. We'll give you a few hints re: cover, dress code, music and atmosphere. Every Saturday marks Saturdays with Mitchell Leonard at O.H.S.O.Oh, so you go to O.H.S.O. and there' ... More >>
Ty SegallWelcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. Over the next week, we'll be counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. Enjoy!
Is it just me, or was 2011 weird? Like, really weird?
Lou Reed and Metallica made an album together. It w ... More >>
The Red Hot Chili Peppers, now featuring Anthony Kiedis as Machete Those speculating about Coachella 2012 (I for one would love to see Refused, but a reunion would ruin the whole breakup, and if Tom Waits is indeed playing, I'll probably soil myself) should take note of the little logo at the ... More >>
Oh, Rachel, you obnoxious overachiever.Gleeks will rejoice on Tuesday, September 20 as Finn, Rachel, and the gang return for the third season of Glee.
After two years of hype, I decided to check the show out for myself. I couldn't get past the first season. The show could be decent if it w ... More >>
Andres SerranoPiss ChristHappy Easter, you degenerate rock 'n' roll fans. Most of you listeners of the devil's music probably only know Easter as the one major holiday that does nothing to shorten the workweek.
But, there actually is reason for the holy day. In case you didn't know, Easter ... More >>
"Folks who work here are professors. Don't replace all the knowers with guessors -- keep'em open -- they're the ears of the town."
- Tom Waits, on the important of independent record stores. If you're a nerd like me, April 16 isn't just another Saturday. It's Record Store Day, the day independent ... More >>
The Osbournes may have taken their tricks and shenanigans a little too far. Sharon Osbourne admits to once faking the death of her husband Ozzy's mother so that he could get out of playing a tour in Japan, according to Spinner.Ozzy was to drunk to board the plane that was going to take him to Jap ... More >>
Flooding in Queensland, Australia is bringing about plenty of benefit concerts, according to Spinner.While artists like Keith Urban and Mos Def are shuffling around some tour dates to work around the flood, other artists and promoters are putting a more positive spin on the disaster by organizing ... More >>
Alice Cooper will be inducted to Rock's hall of fame.Congratulations, Alice, you're headed to Cleveland.Alice Cooper, the shock rocker raised and residing in Phoenix (Detroit is also trying to claim him today) has been selected for enshrinement in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum on the ... More >>
Hopefully you've prepared yourself for this year's lamest Christmas gift. According to Paste, Ubisoft just dropped a Michael Jackson video game available for Nintendo DS and PSP.As if there weren't enough terrible video games that revolve around dancing already. Yet this one might take the cake. ... More >>
Jack White received an honorary patronage from Dublin's Trinity College's University Philosophical Society Sunday night was an interesting night for Jack White. The multi-faceted musician, currently focusing his energy on his new band The Dead Weather, received and honorary patronage award from Trin ... More >>
That is some pretty awesome album art for a pretty average albumAs we come right smack into another Tuesday rife with new releases, I will choose to focus my energies on one particular release, N.A.S.A.'s The Spirit of Apollo. N.A.S.A. (North America/South America) is the collaboration between DJ Ze ... More >>