| Aug 5, 2011
| 11:57 PM
Day 1 of Lollapalooza 2011 is in the books, as the first of 130 bands played on eight stages Friday in Grant Park. Attendance was maxed out – with 90,000 people expected each of three days at the festival. Here’s how Friday went down, with...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 1:19 PM
1. "Party Rock Anthem (feat. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock)," LMFAO
2. "Lighters (feat. Bruno Mars)," Bad Meets Evil
3. "Moves Like Jagger (Studio Recording from 'The Voice' Performance) (feat. Christina Aguilera)," Maroon 5
4. "Super Bass," Nicki...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 11:46 AM
Tuesday's as good a day as any to hunker down in front of the desktop and crank out some work. Here are some playlists to pass the time as you break down those figures for the boss.
Greil Marcus’ October Real-Life Rock Top Ten (from Believer...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 9:05 AM
At night, Em Waymire, 22, undergoes a spooky transformation. She becomes Ann, a creepy and comical ghost. After growing up in Deale, and graduating from Frostburg State University in 2010 with a degree in theater, Waymire decided to move to the heart of...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 11:19 AM
1st and 3rd Mondays of each month, at Firebox Restaurant, 539 Broad St., Hartford, (860) 246-1222, fireboxrestaurant.com; 2nd and last Mondays of each month, at the Main Pub, 306 Main St., Manchester, (860) 647-1551, mainpub.com
| Nov 2, 2011
| 7:02 AM
I love free music to listen to. Not only that, I love that there are tons of interesting people out there making choices so that I don't have to actually decide on my own. Here's the best of what's floating around right now.
Great last album tracks:...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 11:05 AM
The summer-song season is winding down, so we asked staff: What has been your favorite song of the summer?
•••• Priscilla Ahn’s version of “Vibe So Hot.” Remember that first spark of summer love? It felt like this,...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 2:17 PM
It's a catchy tune that will get your feet stomping.
It also could make you shake your fists.
Right now "Pumped Up Kicks" is the fourth most popular song played on the radio in the entire country.
The lyrics talk about a kid taking his dad's...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Foster the People's platinum-selling lead single "Pumped Up Kicks" topped the charts in radio airplay and Internet downloads this summer. The Los Angeles trio released the album Torches, their full-length debut, with Columbia Records on May 23 and since...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 6:56 PM
[Updated 5 p.m. Dec. 1]
The Recording Academy experimented with a Grammy Awards nominations concert event broadcast on CBS Wednesday, Nov. 30.
Lady Gaga launched the proceedings with expectedly wild theatrics. Looking like an undead creature from...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 7:14 AM
There are starting to be a ton of Spotify playlists out there (I’m sure some of you have started your own). But sifting through all of them is a pain in the ass, so here you go.
(If you have an interesting playlist, share it with me.)...