Bits

Published on August 6th, 2018

The halcyon ’90s saw the rise of touring music festivals that paired iconic headliners and cult powerhouses with their respective scenes’ up-and-comers. Lollapalooza, Warped, Ozzfest, »

Published on August 5th, 2018

Years go by and Gainesville, Florida keeps on keeping on. Synonymous with DIY punk rock and college culture for close to four decades, the deceptively »

Published on August 4th, 2018

Zigtebra could be your best friend’s indie band. They send postcards from their van to fans who leave them concert reviews on Facebook and, as »

Published on August 3rd, 2018

Change is good. Imagine a world in which we’re grooving to the likes of the Tea Set, the Salty Peppers and the Weak Heart Drops »

Published on July 31st, 2018

There’s something playfully snobby about the name Champagne Superchillin’ yet also kind of innocent, as though a French person trying to explain her culture to »

Published on July 21st, 2018

Halftime for American Football lasted almost 15 years. For 15 years after the 1999 release of their self-titled full-length debut, the emo trio from Urbana, »

Published on July 14th, 2018

Burlesque runs the gamut of outlandish ideas in its dedication to keeping an audience rapt and celebrating the seductiveness of the female form. Some troupes »

Published on July 13th, 2018

KC and the Sunshine Band have a history made for the movies: Blue eyed-soul singer from the mean streets of Hialeah finds a kindred spirit »

Published on July 12th, 2018

Noise rock is gloriously difficult to describe. Take the Melvins, Cows, Jesus Lizard and Butthole Surfers — now try to explain what they sound like »

Published on July 7th, 2018

Four barrels, four speeds, dual exhausts — the pervasive rumble of the American muscle car embodies a bygone era of can-do dispositions, no-dream-is-too-small spirits and »

Published on July 6th, 2018

Rock ’n’ roll is a bastard beast and it is nothing new for musicians to tap into its innermost troubled childhood and mine for more. »

Published on July 1st, 2018

How many times have the British invaded America? From Beatlemania and the Stones,  on through Bowie, Elton John, the Spice Girls and Oasis, the Brits »