Jay Farrar smiled. I'm not joking; he really did.
In the middle of Son Volt's remarkably engaging performance Saturday night at the Sons of Hermann Hall, the notoriously impassive Farrar grinned like a kid getting his first kiss.
And why shouldn't Farrar smile? Honky Tonk, the recent effort from ... More >>
Here We Go MagicLast time Here We Go Magic came to town, it was as the odd-fitting support on a tour with Dr. Dog. And on the night of their performance, Here We Go Magic stole the show from the Beatle-esque roots rockers, despite Dr. Dog's overpowering light show. Sure, Here We Go Magic's record ... More >>
Christmas in March. Thanks Elephant 6!Over the weekend, at a loft venue in Brooklyn called The Schoolhouse, Jeff Mangum, the man behind the Elephant 6 record label and the band Neutral Milk Hotel, performed a rare surprise set for about 75 onlookers. At the performance, which can be heard over at ... More >>
Courtesy GreenLiving this morning, we discover that all three men are attending the 2010 Windpower Conference and Exhibition, which'll be held at the Dallas Convention Center May 23 through May 26. No, seriously. Costello's up first, with a $125-to-$225-per-ticket May 24 Wind Foundation fund-rais ... More >>