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Monday, November 3 2014
Jukebox the Ghost talk about their most collaborative album to date, how Rolling Stone begged to hang out in the studio with them, and their lack of knowledge about classic ghosts.
Sunday, October 12 2014
He's an iconic photographer for rock stars such as the Beastie Boys and Bruce Springsteen. Here, he talks about his first book and the stories behind some of his most memorable images.
Monday, December 9 2013
Rhys Darby has a small legacy of his own, ranging from his roles in Flight of the Conchords to How I Met Your Mother to his outrageously theatrical standup, as well.
Sunday, September 29 2013
He's memorized the worst live review he ever received. He's still outspoken politically. Moby's Innocents is a change of pace for the techno maestro.
Monday, June 24 2013
Pearl Jam. Temple of the Dog. Mother Love Bone. Stone Gossard's career is nothing short of iconic. With the release of his first solo album in 12 years, the man himself speaks to PopMatters about creating with his daughter, adjusting to social media, and the chances of a Temple of the Dog reunion.
Tuesday, December 2 2014
The audience hears wonderfully evocative global music between Idan Raichel and Vieux Farka Touré as they collaborate unrehearsed on stage.
Monday, November 17 2014
Hozier's back to back, sold-out nights at Irving Plaza, proved to the audience that the Irish singer-songwriter's recent buzz, post-SNL, is well deserved.
Wednesday, November 12 2014
After 16 long years, the Fleetwood Mac lineup is complete with Christine McVie and touring again. The legendary band's show in Hartford proved the reunion to be a happy one.
Monday, November 10 2014
Perry Farrell's antics during the Jane's Addiction CBGB Festival set were probably more wild than one would expect in tourist friendly Times Square.
Tuesday, October 14 2014
Pearl Jam's shows are more and more memorable for hardcore fans but they still remain approachable for everyone as they pulled from their earliest releases in St. Louis.
Friday, December 19 2014
Stephen Trask, co-creator of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Tits of Clay and some special guests played a benefit for Road Recovery, that doubled as a celebration for the reopening of Don Hill's venue.
Wednesday, December 17 2014
Pandora's Second Holiday Discovery Den lineup originally included Charli XCX but when she dropped out Kiesza stepped up to entertain.
Monday, December 15 2014
Ryan Adams released one of my favorite albums of the year and it was thrilling to hear the new material at his New York show.
Friday, December 12 2014
FKA Twigs released one of the best reviewed albums of the year, finishing in the top 10 of PopMatters' best albums of the year. We caught her performance at a small Brooklyn venue.
Wednesday, December 10 2014
Japanese music, specifically a shamisen performance, can be a hard sell initially, but a Westerner might find some similarities with Appalachian folk music.
Wednesday, July 9 2014
Learn about social causes and take political action online to earn a chance to attend the Global Citizen Festival with Jay-Z, Tiësto and more.
Wednesday, April 30 2014
Over 20 food trucks will have a scenic spot next to the Intrepid on Pier 86 for the 3rd Annual 'Choice Streets' tasting event on May 7th.
Tuesday, April 8 2014
New York City's major rock-music fest, Governors Ball, has got Outkast's only regional festival appearance as well as a reunion of The Strokes.
Thursday, February 6 2014
Don't dally any longer. The seventh annual 'Choice Eats' is nearly sold out for 2014.
Monday, February 3 2014
Primavera Sound 2014 will bring huge acts to Barcelona this May including Arcade Fire, Nine Inch Nails and The National as well as the reunion of Slowdive.