"I'm not a woe-is-me person, and this band isn't a pity party for me --it's a celebration of an accidental career," says Ryan Kattner, aka "Honus Honus," frontman of the long-running Philadelphia junkyard-carnival rock orchestra Man Man.
From a tour stop in Cleveland -- it's the band's first run of ... More >>
About a year and a half ago, singer-songwriter and former Rilo Kiley principal Jenny Lewis was in a difficult spot. Crippling writer's block had stopped her in her tracks right in the middle of work on her third solo album, the follow-up to 2008's Acid Tongue. Her father had just passed away. Her lo ... More >>
Conor Oberst Jenny Lewis
River to River Festival
Saturday, July 4
Conor Oberst's labelmate Tim Kasher once sang, "I'm writing songs to entertain/ But these people, they just/ They just want pain." It's an apt summation of the lukewarm reaction to last year's eponymous Conor Oberst, ... More >>
Jenny Lewis in Sweet Temptation (Part 4)
Fair-haired girl-next-door Jenny Lewis, the former child actress and Rilo Kiley heartthrob, plays the Music Hall of Williamsburg in support of her latest solo release, Acid Tongue, a sugary country album that's found a place in entrenched Nashville.
Lewis g ... More >>