A strong Bonnaroo showing is one thing. A round of tour dates supporting Alabama Shakes is another. But for Matrimony, the latest roots-stomp act to hail from south of the Mason Dixon line, their debut EP and its forthcoming full-length foil out on Columbia Records may be the crowning achievements o ... More >>
Today we chatted with Trey Zoeller, the founder and master blender of Jefferson's Bourbon who gave us a brief history lesson and elaborated on the difference between whiskey and bourbon. He carries on the tradition of his ancestors, the McLains and the Kynes, who have roots deep in the bourbon indu ... More >>
Check in with the Amoralists
If Ear Pwr's 2009 album Super Animal Brothers III (Carpark) was a supremely dizzying act of extroversiona string of cherry bombs celebrating cats, shiny sweaters, dumb jokes, and electro-pop over-ambitionits successor is so mild, by comparison, that it registers as the work of ... More >>
Fleet Foxes United Palace Theater Wednesday, May 18 Better than: Staying home and listening to Simon & Garfunkel records. Fleet Foxes' pastoral folk can strike some modern listeners as old-fashioned and derivative. But Wednesday's sold-out performance at the United Palace Theater was a vivid rem ... More >>
This week's urban pest dream teamLately, it's as though an arc of unwanted animals docked on the Hudson and unloaded onto Manhattan. There were coyotes earlier in the year, bedbugs everywhere all summer long, raccoons a few days ago, the unfortunate geese episodes, and now this: skunks.
Michael Becker / FOX Baby-Hugger Simon Cowell Two hours? Really? Because tonight's annual philanthropic extravaganza adds an extra hour onto the already too long results show (far too much to ask of any live-blogger, in my opinion), I'll be checking in intermittently throughout the night, ... More >>
Houston rapper Devin the Dude has a new album out today, and it is streaming on his Myspace page. It is called Suite #420. I doubt I have to explain to you what the title means.
Ophelia rises out of McCarren Pool in a spirited production marred by some odd choices
Hey Mr. Sax Man, you're the hidden king of rock and roll, or whatever it is
A couple of hundred thousand more ought to do it
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