"There are always exceptions -- black swans, lone wolves, whatever. And I'm one of those exceptions." Pic by Barbara PowersAs the rest of the indie-rock throng find success by getting in the van, crashing on icky floors, and playing an endless string of shows from one coast to the other, the ... More >>
The six-hour benefit for underground New Zealand songwriter Chris Knox at Le Poisson Rouge on Thursday was indie-fundraising done right: all-star jams that made sense, meaty set lengths, a thoroughly worthwhile lineup, decidedly fan-oriented ticketing, and a stunning marquee name to sell out the r ... More >>
How many songs will Jeff Mangum do?
CREDITMangum: last spotted at Elephant 6's Surprise Tour in 2008Mr. Mangum will just be playing "a very short acoustic set" on May 6, according to Pitchfork. But please don't start freaking out. "It's not the start of a comeback," his publicist tells P4K. Mangum's appearance is, rather, an altruisti ... More >>
41 Pearl Jam, "World Wide Suicide" (J) [Neile's Life] Hot Chip, "Boy From School" (DFA/Astralwerks) [Daddy's Gonna Kill Ralphie] [Igloo.CL] Cover: Portastatic, "Boy From School" [Living Like Skyscrapers] E-40 featuring Keak Da Sneak, "Tell Me When To Go" (Sick Wid It/Warner Bros) [Come Pick M ... More >>
Yeah, that's who you think it is on the left. Photo by Tammy Lo. More of her photos from Town Hall here. M. Ward at Town Hall Date: Friday, January 26 Opener: Portastatic Better than: Disaster Vagina at the Idiotarod Rating: 7.7 His heart is always on the line, he's traveled all kinds of places, a ... More >>