| May 22, 2012
| 1:13 PM
Jay-Z has decided to go vintage for his upcoming Made In America music festival.
The hip-hop mogul revealed Tuesday that he's tapped Pearl Jam to headline the upcoming Philadelphia fest along with him.
The Seattle rockers will play for one night only...
| Jul 10, 2012
***1/2 (out of four)
Dirty Projectors songs don't generally work like regular songs. They clatter, contradict and undermine themselves. They are full of syncopation. They abruptly veer away from their own melodies. They bounce between fragmented sonic...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Ruban Nielson missed my first phone call. It wasn’t his fault; the band’s touring vehicle was traveling inside a mountain, somewhere in Washington state, legging out another stretch of a never-ending tour. In February, Nielson’s band,...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 12:24 PM
A restlessly experimental art-rock band from hipster-choked Brooklyn, Dirty Projectors wouldn’t seem to be the type of act likely to engage in the music-industry showboating that defines the week-long run-up to the Grammy Awards.
And yet there was...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 9:50 PM
British roots music band Mumford & Sons took the top honor for its album "Babel" at the 55th Grammy Awards ceremony Sunday. The night mostly distributed honors broadly to an array of younger generation acts including New York indie...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Puffing dabs. No mawltards spilling schwill on me. No Alaska bathroom lines. And puffing dabs. #couchtour positives. — @walker_albert, Dec. 28, 2012.
It's a weekday night in the suburbs. The kids are in bed, and you're wide awake. What to do?...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Is it us or was 2012 the year of streaming music? It seems like most everyone we know is now listening to music — new music, old music, super-obscure music, pop bubble gum, the latest releases, old-school hip-hop, brutal metal, avant classical,...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:45 PM
1. Record Of The Year Lonely Boy
The Black Keys The Black Keys & Danger Mouse, producers; Tom Elmhirst & Kennie Takahashi, engineers/mixers; Brian Lucey, mastering engineer Track from: El Camino [Nonesuch] Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
| Apr 9, 2013
| 2:25 PM
w/Delicate Steve, April 15, 8 p.m., $20-$23, Pearl Street Ballroom, 10 Pearl St., Northampton, (413) 584-7771, iheg.com.
Marrying art-song sensibilities, contemporary pop frameworks and angular, outside grooves, Brooklyn's Dirty...