| Jan 4, 2012
| 11:20 AM
When you cover entertainment, the music never stops. The albums come in by mail every day but Sunday and pile up in the inbox. The stack of albums grows exponentially, and despite good intentions, certain albums get pushed aside, and by the time you've...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Avicii, Kid Cudi and the Shins headlined the Sweetlife Music Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Saturday. Reporter Vivienne Machi reviews the event.
If the Sweetlife Festival were an actual sweet, I’d vote for a lemon bar: smooth, luscious,...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 7:11 AM
Avicii, Kid Cudi and the Shins will headline the Sweetlife Music Festival this year, it was announced Wednesday morning.
Scheduled for April 28, the one-day festival is in its third year and its second at Merriweather Post Pavilion. The Strokes and...
| Mar 9, 2012
Delta Spirit, Delta Spirit
Release date: March 13, 2012
**1/2 (Out of four)
On its third full-length album, California indie rock band Delta Spirit sounds ... different. The group's old Americana twang has been shed in favor of a heavy dose of ambient...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 7:58 AM
Finally, a no-brainer. Kicking of Merriweather Post Pavilion's season, the Sweetlife Food and Music Festival boasts an eclectic, solid lineup of established acts and rising talents. In chronological order, here are the five acts I suggest finding time for...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 4:32 AM
Lollapalooza will announce its schedule Tuesday and here’s how the headliners will shake down: Coldplay and Muse on Aug. 5, Eminem and My Morning Jacket on Aug. 6, and Foo Fighters and Deadmau5 on Aug. 7. Photos: Lolla lineup Single-day......
| Jun 30, 2011
The World is a Beautiful Place and I am No Longer Afraid to Die
w/ Football Etc., Dagwood, End of a Year/Self Defense Family. $7, July 1, Popeye's Garage, popeyesgarage.wordpress.com
That name. It's pretty impossible to ignore. It's almost like a taunt:...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 10:32 PM
Lollapalooza 2011 is a wrap with record daily attendance (90,000), adding up to the most populated festival in North America (270,000) over the three-day weekend. Here’s an hour-by-hour account of Sunday’s action, once again from yours truly...