This week, Sound of the City presents a series of excerptss from Sinner's Creed, the incredible memoir of Creed frontman Scott Stapp. In our first installment, we detailed the spiritual turmoil that defined Stapp's life and music; he was a man pursued by demons, alternately yearning for God's love a ... More >>
The Joshua Light Show with John Zorn/Lou Reed/Bill Laswell/Milford Graves and Terry Riley/Gyan Riley
Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
Friday, September 14
Better than: Slippin' into darkness.
"Just to watch people in weird shirts playing funny-shaped instruments is not visually on the same ... More >>
The Studio at Webster Hall
Tuesday, April 11
Better than: Their record.
"Have you seen them live?"
That's the first question people like to ask in regards to the Alabama Shakes.
No, I had notnot until last night. The response I'd get from people who seem to really pay attent ... More >>
And so it ends. CR: Michael Becker / FOX An awfully scrub-heavy Idol season came to a head last night with the show's first scrub-free episode, the two contenders the show's been building up all year finally facing each other down and giving this messy, messy year a satisfying conclusion, the ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent.
New York's rumbling violin and guitar duo itsnotyouitsme create a doleful soundtrack for rainy days and crumbling cities. With just two men and an army of pedals, they cull the transcendent-yet-tang ... More >>
Kris Allen is the real-life Dr. Drew Baird, the Jon Hamm character that Tina Fey dated on 30 Rock. He lives in a Beautiful Bubble.
Michael Becker / FOX.Slash, Classic Rock week mentor
After spending the weekend with my 60-year-old Idol-watching dad, I've gained some new insights into the show. A b ... More >>
Sharyn Jackson will be your American Idol host for season eight. Her first dispatch from Tuesday's season premiere followed the adventures of Bikini Girl, Blind Guy, and Kara DioGuardi, our new judge! Last night's episode was a batch of more auditions and whoa there were some doozies.
It's Day 3 ... More >>