Sunday, July 21 2013
Shine is a giddy collection of songs, but therein lies the biggest problem with the LP: it feels like a compilation.
Sunday, April 7 2013
Allen ponders the meaning of life, sex, and dreams to a sparse musical accompaniment.
Monday, April 1 2013
For Parquet Courts, "slacker" isn't just a lifestyle, it's a full-blown worldview and in Light Up Gold, they play like revolutionaries.
Monday, March 25 2013
This year is the 25th anniversary of Scottish pop band Texas' founding and the group is returning (finally!) with a new album.
Monday, August 29 2011
Richard Linklater's Slacker commemorates its anniversary and finds an audience outside of twenty-somethings.
Wednesday, May 11 2011
With relentless touring over the past decade, Umphrey's McGee have staked out a spot near the top of the jam rock mountain.
Monday, May 2 2011
Sunday, March 13 2011
If rock 'n' roll's spiritual power can truly save the planet, it is messengers like Lukas Nelson will lead the way.
Sunday, March 6 2011
Two great party bands for one low bargain price at the hottest new venue in town has been a formula for double happiness.
Tuesday, February 15 2011
Carll has a Texas sense of humor, by which I mean he often writes BIG songs to emphasize the outrageousness of human situations. When he sings of love, he means lust, between a man and a woman so mismatched that only sex and booze can make the relationship work.