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  • 5 reasons to see Puddles Pity Party live

    5 reasons to see Puddles Pity Party live

    Standing quite tall and donning clown makeup, singer Mike Grier, better known as Puddles Pity Party, first caught fans' attention through his work with Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox, adding his deep, smooth voice to the group's jazzy covers of "Mad World" and Lorde's "Royals." That led him to...
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    Jonathan Wilson joined by Jackson Browne at Grammy Museum Q&A and performance

    Between his solo records, his production work on albums from Dawes and Father John Misty and his gig as Roger Waters' guitarist, Jonathan Wilson is well-connected in the music business. So it was fitting that at his Feb. 26 Q&A and performance at the Grammy Museum, Wilson was joined by a high...
  • Will Pankey

    Photos: Alex Cameron proves upcoming tour is more than impressive

    Over the past year, Australian singer/songwriter Alex Cameron has blessed fans with an impressive album, Forced Witness and now, a headlining tour. He kicked off his tour with the amazing Molly Burch in San Diego last week, followed by a two-night sold out run at one of Los Angeles' newest venues...
  • Allen Jimenez

    Photos: Here Come The Mummies bring their Wicked Never Rest Tour to the Bluebird Theater

    Here Come The Mummies brought their funky The Wicked Never Rest Tour to the Bluebird Theater in Denver on Sunday night. The nature of their member's true identities in the large ensemble--Eddie Mummy (drums/vocals), Spaz (keyboards/vocals), K.W. TuT (bass/vocals), Ra (tenor sax), The Flu (baritone...
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    Photos: Death From Above brings their pummeling dance-rock to The Novo in LA

    Listening to the thick, crunchy sound of their albums, it's easy to forget that Death From Above is comprised of only two members: vocalist/ drummer Sebastien Grainger and bassist Jesse F. Keeler. When there's just two people jamming on stage, that leaves little room for error or disguises, but at...
  • Fleetwood Mac's Buckingham, McVie make dynamic duet in Cleveland

    Fleetwood Mac's Buckingham, McVie make dynamic duet in Cleveland

    Friday’s team-up by Lindsey Buckingham / Christine McVie at the Hard Rock in Northfield was more or less a Fleetwood Mac affair—minus a couple key members—much in the same way the duo’s recent self-titled debut is a Mac record sans Stevie Nicks. Heck, even Mac namesakes Mick Fleetwood (drums) and...
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    Edgar Wright talks music in film as part of Red Bull Music Academy Festival Los Angeles

    Before "Baby Driver" was a film, it was a music video. And before that, it was an obscure Jon Spencer's Blues Explosion song. The full genesis of Edgar Wright's surprise summer smash was among the many fascinating anecdotes the English filmmaker shared at his three-hour talk on music in film at the...
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    Flying Lotus previews 3D tour at Hollywood Forever Cemetary: Photos

    If you're going to throw a concert in a cemetery, you might as well invite a guy with an album entitled You're Dead!. Los Angeles-based beat-and-filmmaker Flying Lotus and his frequent collaborator Thundercat performed at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Saturday, Oct. 14 as part of the Red Music...
  • Emily Korn

    Photos: A triumphant trifecta of female musicians sweep Terminal 5

    Tuesday night in New York City was anything but ordinary, as the lights dimmed at Terminal 5 and the stage made way for three phenomenal female musicians (each with their own unique veracity, verve, and vivacity). A lineup that came as a surprise to some, read as a magical medley of rock/pop/indie...
  • Emily Korn

    Photos: Katy Perry is magnetic at the Prudential Center

    Katy Perry is one of the most iconic and influential performers from the past decade, arguably the past century (consider, primarily, the fact that she made history with her third studio album Teenage Dream, tying Michael Jackson's record of five number 1 hits off a single album--the first female to...
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    St. Vincent debuts new album at Red Bull Music Academy Festival Los Angeles

    It was fitting that St. Vincent's first live performance in support of her new album MASSEDUCTION took place on a New York City set at Paramount Pictures Studios in Los Angeles, and not just because the album's first single was called "New York." Questions of artifice and perception have always been...
  • Review: Enter Shikari sell out Rough Trade NYC for 'The Spark' record release show

    Review: Enter Shikari sell out Rough Trade NYC for 'The Spark' record release show

    "Sit back and witness sheer chaos/You can't keep track of the hell we raise," Enter Shikari vocalist Rou Reynolds rightfully states in "Rabble Rouser," which is from the band's new studio album The Spark. Much like the band's previous albums, there's a sense of maturity in the 11 track release...
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    Tourist heats up The Greek in LA ahead of Corsica Studios performance in London

    During an interview with AXS.com last year at Panorama Music Festival, Tourist--William Phillips to his family--told us that he wanted to do something “beautiful and moving” for his second album. Based on his performance at LA’s iconic Greek Theatre on Wednesday, where he warmed up the stage for...
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    Photos: Future Islands are fearless and fierce at The Greek in LA

    “This is not a production,” Future Islands frontman Sam Herring informed the audience at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles before he and his band launched into On The Water highlight "Balance.” He proceeded to do a dance not dissimilar to the moves a brace-wearing Forrest Gump showed off to Elvis on...
  • Pete Roche

    Mellencamp rocks, Air Show roars in Cleveland

    The clouds were thick, the wind relentless, and the rain an imminent threat. But that didn’t stop the U.S. Army Golden Knights from parachuting from their C-31A “Friendship” Fokker over Burke Lakefront Airport at the 2017 Cleveland National Air Show this past Labor Day weekend. Now in its 50th year...
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    Taeyang’s White Night at Madison Square Garden

    Taeyang, member of popular K-Pop group Big Bang came full circle since he first performed at the Theater at Madison Square Garden back in 2006 with the YG Family Tour.  Now over ten years later, he’s back for his first solo tour in the United States and a new album White Night.  The fans crowded...
  • Kevin Staunton

    Photos: Joe Russo's Almost Dead make triumphant Red Rocks debut

    It’s been a long journey to Red Rocks for Grateful Dead tribute act Joe Russo’s Almost Dead. But anything Dead related is always a long strange trip. The band was scheduled to make their debut at the famed venue on April 29 earlier this year, however, the show was moved indoors to the 1st Bank...
  • Father John Misty performs at Red Rocks on Aug. 25, 2017.

    Review: Father John Misty delivered a spiritual performance at Red Rocks

    A subdued excitement hung in the air as fans eagerly awaited the emergence of Father John Misty onto the hallowed stage of Red Rocks Amphitheatre. As Josh Tillman’s stage name suggests, Father John Misty has become something of a spiritual figure to many of his followers, a bearded, mystic sage...
  • Review: Elohim brings summer headlining tour to NYC

    Review: Elohim brings summer headlining tour to NYC

    When people lined up outside of NYC's Mercury Lounge yesterday, they expected a night filled with dance beats from electronic artist Elohim. They didn't expect to wear a surgical mask for her performance. Before doors opened, black surgical masks with "Hallucinating" on it were given out. By the...
  • Muse dominates summer concerts with Pittsburgh show

    Muse dominates summer concerts with Pittsburgh show

    Rock band Muse continues to give fans everything they want out of a live show. The band is on the road for the summer and stopped by Burgettstown's KeyBank Pavilion, with openers PVRIS and Thirty Seconds to Mars in tow. PVRIS kicked off the night with a strong, fun set of rock music. Frontwoman Lynn...
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