| Aug 10, 2010
| 9:35 PM
The summer festival season has nearly come to an end. We here on the West Coast have another major event on the horizon with San Francisco's Outside Lands, but then it's time to start filling the piggy bank for 2011's......
| Mar 20, 2012
| 4:37 PM
A review of the Shins' "Port of Morrow." Written by Margaret Wappler....
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Coachella 2012 continues on Friday, April 20 in Indio, California. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts offers a few tips on bands to see, such as Gotye, Flying Lotus and (of course) the Tupac hologram....
| Apr 22, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Radiohead's Thom Yorke DJs an afterparty at the Parker Hotel in Palm Springs after the band's show at Coachella, spinning an eclectic mix and stepping out on the floor to dance....
| 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,"...
| 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 7, 2011
The first day of rehearsals was another momentous occasion for the Red Hot Chili Peppers. It was fall 2009, more than three years since the band last toured, and the rockers were beginning the hard work of rebirth with a new guitarist, Josh Klinghoffer....
| 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...
| 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....
| 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...