Aug 26, 2014 Live

Arcade Fire is sometimes accused of being a bit too cerebral and serious. More

Aug 25, 2014 Live Web Exclusive

Los Angelenos are accustomed to traffic, but not the foot kind. All the bread lines in communist Russia can't compare to the queue clogging up the sidewalk perimeter of Exposition Park at the start of the 11th annual FYF Festival. (Keen observation by Real Estate bassist Alex Bleeker: "'FYF festival' is a little redundant isn't it, like 'ATM machine.'") More

Aug 21, 2014 Live Web Exclusive

The second of two very sold out shows at New York City's Beacon Theater showed just why Tori Amos has been hailed as one of the world's best live performers for two decades. More

Aug 13, 2014 Live

Every festival has one day that stands head and shoulders above the rest. While every day at Øya this year felt like an embarrassment of riches, Thursday was my absolute favorite—thanks to strong sets from Conor OberstJUNGLEJanelle MonáeLittle Dragon, and Outkast. More

Aug 11, 2014 Live

Øya Festival kicked off the opening night of their 2014 event with a club night featuring Norwegian artists. More

Jul 30, 2014 Live

You never know when it comes to New York in the summer. It can be 100 degrees and 95% humidity. It can be torrential thunderstorms. Or it can be like last night in Central Park--perfect. The weather’s cooperation set the stage for Conor Oberst and Dawes to join forces in an interesting melding of folky rock. More

Jul 18, 2014 Live Web Exclusive

Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven thrilled Sellersville, PA as an acoustic-based trio.  More