The Memphis Flyer
The Shins at Minglewood Hall
Emerging from Albuquerque at the onset of the aughts, the brainy power-pop band the Shins became one of the key acts in the commercial resurgence of indie rock in the past decade.
Wed May 15, 2013
Festival Blast - The Hangout Festival 2013 Lineup
Time really flies, and it's been another year. Festival season is upon us. Interested locals will be counting down the days to Riverbend, but this weekend is Hangout Festival, in .
Toontrack Music releases "Indie Folk EZX" for EZdrummer and "EZkeys...
Toontrack Music has updated EZmix to version 2.0.4 and released Indie Folk EZX for EZdrummer and EZkeys Country MIDI for EZkeys .
The Shins -- 'Simple Song'
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we'll provide the jams.
Deep Boy-Sea Diver
At age 22, Jessica Dobson was feeling pretty down. Though the Orange County local had hit gold and signed with Atlantic Records at age 19, neither of the two solo albums she recorded were ever released.
Mon May 13, 2013
Primus May be the James Cameron of Rock
May 12 was something of a personality test for Boise music fans. Did you go to Knitting Factory to see The Shins or to Revolution Concert House to see Primus? This salty old fart chose fast hands over lower legs and went to see some psychedelic shred-funk. In 3D, no less.
Sat May 11, 2013
Inside Bay Area
BottleRock: Black Keys, Alabama Shakes delight fans on Day Two
It was a day that many people probably circled, and then likely punctuated with a few exclamation marks, when the schedule for the inaugural BottleRock Napa Valley was first released.
Fri May 10, 2013
Park City Live show will be a Ra Ra Riot
Ra Ra Riot formed in 2006 in New York. At that time, the band members, L-R, Rebecca Zeller, singer Wes Miles, bassist Mathieu Santos and guitarist Milo Bonacci, were entering their final semester at Syracuse University.
Thu May 09, 2013
Salt Lake Tribune
Music: Ra Ra Riot is redefining itself, with show ...
The Shins headline this May 13 show at Park City Live, but East Coast-based ensemble Ra Ra Riot opens and is in the midst of redefining itself.
Wed May 08, 2013
Tahoe Daily Tribune
The Shins and Ra Ra Riot bringing indie to Lake Tahoe's South Shore
Courtesy Photo / Provided to Lake Tahoe Action The Shins along with fellow indie rockers Ra Ra Riot will make an appearance at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa May 11.
Leaving Lo-Fi Behind
Playing haunting and stark urban folk music in the 1990s, Seattle-based singer-songwriter Damien Jurado became known as a quiet storm and an inspiration to thousands of kids with guitars and spiral notebooks full of songs.
2013 Best of the Best summer music festivals
Festival promoters are pulling out all the stops this summer, with some of the most sought after headliner's as well as star-powered newbies.
Tue May 07, 2013
Rebecca Miller's "Trojan Heart:" On the go
Harrisburg's own Rebecca Marie Miller will celebrate the release of her debut solo album, "Trojan Heart," this Saturday at the Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company.
Fri May 03, 2013
The Island Packet
Great expectations for comic, podcaster Marc Maron's new show 'Maron' on IFC
I was barely five minutes into my first episode of Maron's massively popular podcast "WTF?," and his comedic style, one based largely on his own neuroses, self-doubt and anger, was grating.
The Cave Singers’ poppier, laconic new album
"We have a similar kind of creative process for all our records, letting the record shape itself organically," lead singer Pete Quirk said by phone from a tour stop in Tucson, Ariz.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
The L Magazine
Guessing the Soundtrack to Zach Braff's New Kickstarter Movie
You guys, we did it! Zach Braff gets to make Wish I Was Here , his follow-up to Garden State , without those Hollywood suits telling him to compromise his vision! His vision is going to be so great, probably! Or not good at all.
Harper Simon, Division Street - Album Review
You often wonder, staring through the frosty shop window of an outsider's perspective, how it must work for the sons and daughters of famous musicians.
Shout Out Louds - 'Optica'
"Disney on drugs"? A record "like warm mayonnaise"? That's how Stockholm's Shout Out Louds are underselling their fourth album.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Evil Beet Gossip
Hope You Guys Are Excited for 'Garden State 2'
Lots of people got their panties in a twist earlier this week when Zach Braff announced that he'd launched a Kickstarter campaign to earn the $2 million he needs to get his new film, I Wish I Was Here , off the ground.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Merriweather's 2013 Sweetlife Festival Coming Soon
You know spring is in full swing when concert lineups for Merriweather Post Pavilion start to come out.