June 28, 2012 - 4:22pm
Drummer Ira Elliot evaluates their “Popular” past, jazz-fusion and a garage revival. Catch them at Headliners this Sunday.
Music trends come in waves. Nada Surf caught a ride to recognition as fuzz-clad production became a signature trait of most 90s alternative rock. They emerged at its peak in ‘96 with the angst-driven debut, High/Low. Nearly twenty years later, “Popular” is still the most notable...
June 22, 2012 - 8:44pm
TOMORROW NIGHT!!!!
Good evening class…although the ­­mighty Forecastle Festival has incorporated many a ‘knob turner’ into this year’s lineup, I have a feeling some of my thousands of readers still don’t know who Yeasayer is. Now, to start I don’t say ‘knob...
June 22, 2012 - 7:45pm
Lead me to the promise land...
I hate to say I told you so, actually it really doesn’t bother me, but last night a sold out crowd witnessed a deliverance of sorts, as promised.Quiet Corral had the grueling task of warming up the swelling crowd, but they did an excellent job under such circumstances.  Props to Garret...
June 20, 2012 - 12:33pm
Come here the sermon delivered by Gary Clark Jr.! You may just find your guitarist Savior...
In short, quite possibly and I hope so!  At a mere 28 years old, Gary Clark Jr. has burst into the music scene the ‘old fashioned’ way.  Growing up in Austin, and already gigging in his teen years, he quickly became noticed and signed by local owner of Antone’s (joining...
June 4, 2012 - 5:16pm
Michael Franti interview TONIGHT on 91.9 WFPK
A couple Saturdays ago, I was able to somehow convince Headliners that I was supposed to be there, as my tickets were mistakenly omitted from ‘will call’, and much to my delight both acts delivered pure greatness on a steamy night when most reggae advocates likely opted for Reggae...