The past year has been non-stop for Rhett Miller. The Old 97's frontman launched his own label in 2011 with a covers record, The InterpreterLive at Largo, and the 97's put out The Grand Theatre Vol. 2 a mere eight months after 2010's Volume One. It's only going to get busier from heret ... More >>
Naturally, this record shows up quite a bitAs our celebration of the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan's arrival in New York City winds down, we thought we'd reach out to a bunch of musicians with a simple question: What's your favorite Dylan song?
The downtown ingénue takes on bigger audiences and weightier issues
Dark Meat at last year's SXSW, photo by Rebecca Smeyne See, it's totally lame, don't worry, you're not missing a thing South by Southwest just firebombed everybody's inboxes with a partial list of names playing this year's barbecue-and-booze blitz. A quick scan reveals the midsize marquee names to ... More >>
photos by Catherine Trestini Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band Terminal 5 November 9 If you thought it was irritating having to call Bright Eyes a band, just wait ‘til you get a load of Boy Genius' “solo project,” wherein he ignores his “Bright Eyes” catalog altogether and jams for ... More >>
Conor Oberst's latest songs are his most assured
The first Stroke to go solo does so in remarkably quiet fashion
Meet clubland's enigmatic, fascinating new "It" boy
Wherein a 25-year-old cuddly wunderkind relearns that all you need is love
Kicking out the jams, mofo, chef returns to the West Coast
Where the fuck is for example the Z100, gangsta-rock, and Merina-Senegalese fusion?