Earlier today I spent as much time as I could, which wasn't anywhere near close to enough, listening to a song Wilco posted to YouTube late yesterday: the band performing The Band's "The Weight" backstage at the Civic Opera House in Chicago, joined by show-opener Nick Lowe and Mavis Staples, who ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Thursday, July 30, 2009...
Kanye West says he's ready to replace Michael Jackson as the "King of Pop." Too soon?
Ex-Panic at the Disco members Ryan Ross and John Walker debuted their new band Young Veins on Myspace. Somewhere, tween girls and mall pu ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, July 6, 2009...
Is the idea of getting a t-shirt, a 7" single and a 12" LP enough for you to spend $60 for a three-month subscription? Jack White certainly hopes so--his label Third Man launched a subscription service.
Apparently teenage angst and ... More >>
Considering that I've only seen eight of the 25 artists mentioned in MTV's year-end best albums list (Kanye West, Lil Wayne, No Age, Death Cab, Vampire Weekend, Panic At The Disco, MGMT, Coldplay) actually have their viddeos played on MTV or sister network VH1, you've gotta imagine that, for 17 of t ... More >>