| Dec 16, 2011
| 3:45 PM
Get ready for out viral virus segment on steroids!
We’re taking a look at this year’s most infamous laugh-til-you-cry viral videos.
Everyone remembers Chuck Testa? You know the taxidermist!
The honey badger and who could forget this...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:35 AM
The last couple of years have been big for Connecticut's neo-psychedelic soul trio the Stepkids. They released their debut self-titled album on Stones Throw Records to critical acclaim, made fans out of Radiohead's Thom Yorke and rapper Tyler, the...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 11:55 AM
w/ Echo and Drake. Thu., June 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Downtown Thursdays, McLevy Green, Main & State sts., Bridgeport. (203) 335-3800, downtownthursdays.com.
The Stepkids won't have to travel far when they play the first Downtown...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 7:46 AM
“It’ll get better with age,” Thom Yorke said, a tongue-in-cheek semi-apology after Radiohead had debuted the song “Full Stop” before a full house at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, Ill.
Radiohead is one...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 10:25 PM
Twelve songs into Radiohead’s 24-song set last night at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Thom Yorke, the band’s anxious, elfin leader, asked the audience, “Are you still there?”
It may not have been a rhetorical question....
| Aug 4, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Here’s the rundown for Friday, Day 1 of Lollapalooza in Grant Park, as brought to you by yours truly (GK) and my colleague Bob Gendron (BG):
11:45 a.m.: Are they expecting the Normandy invasion? Lollapalooza officials say that security has been...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 8:56 AM
Always wondered why Thom Yorke can't stand still? Now you can investigate in person: Radiohead is coming to Chicago--er, Tinley Park--in June.
The English rockers, currently touring in support of an album ("The King of Limbs") whose lack of impact in no...
| Oct 1, 2012
**** (out of 4)
If this is your first time experiencing the work of Flying Lotus (real name: Steven Ellison), you might be in over your head.
His new full-length “Until the Quiet Comes” subscribes to a different definition of mash-up. No,...
| May 24, 2011
| 8:52 AM
Frank Ocean's soon-to-be-rereleased album, Nostalgia, Ultra., is a grower. When I first heard it in March, it seemed like a better-than-average debut a few rare flashes of brilliance. But I wasn't bowled over. For every slick no-brainer ("Novacane,"...
| Feb 19, 2011
| 9:32 PM
2.5 stars (out of 4) On a brief but revelatory 2010 tour with his other band, Atoms for Peace, Radiohead’s Thom Yorke got real, real gone. The singer with the self-serious reputation busted out dance moves that brought the somber,......
| Mar 30, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Devout fans of Thom Yorke and company get their hands on the Universal Soul, a free piece of band promo material....