Mar 25, 2014
It's been a pretty great month for Future Islands. It started with a now-viral performance on Letterman, followed by a buzz-worthy string of shows at SXSW (including our own showcase), and now they're kicking off their cross-country tour to support their latest album, Singles, which dropped this week. More
Mar 19, 2014
We begin this recap of SXSW 2014 with a classic caveat: It’s not you, it’s me. Really. More
Mar 18, 2014
Staff writer Austin Trunick spent six days in Austin, Texas, taking in this year’s South By Southwest. More
Mar 06, 2014
You know that feeling when you can’t wait to get out bed and start your day—even if your body would prefer about four more hours of sleep? Yeah, welcome to by:Larm day two. The effort was worth it, especially when what was waiting for me was standout shows from Sea Change, Tove Lo, Shine 2009, Young Dreams, and Hanne Kolstø. More
Mar 03, 2014
Wednesday wasn’t an official festival day, so in light of the encroaching jet lag (the severity of which made things like operating lamps and scarves difficult, and took almost an entire package of hazelnut cookies to quell), I was only able to catch one set. Thankfully it was Under the Radar favorite Alexander von Mehren.
Feb 16, 2014
Friday night was the grand opening of the Ace Hotel Theater. Formerly United Artists Theatre, the space was rechristened with the first of two sold-out Spiritualized shows. Lead by frontman Jason Pierce, the band was in town to perform their landmark 1997 album; Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space.
Jan 29, 2014
Ernest Greene isn’t a likely rock star. The Perry, Georgia musician started Washed Out as a bedroom-recording project—and if his first EPs under the moniker were any indication, he would have been happy to let it stay there. More