Articles tagged kings of leon

Take Action and Earn a Way into Global Citizen Festival

This year, Global Citizen Festival is again free, but you need to take action on social causes to possibly see Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys and more in Central Park.

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Governors Ball 2013: Mud, Music and Finding Yeezus (Photos)

Torrential rains on the first day caused Friday to end early and left the Governors Ball grounds very very muddy. But throughout the weekend, music from Kanye, Cut Copy and several other bands made trudging through the sloppy field worthwhile.

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6 Nov 2011 // 9:00 PM

The Battle to Stay Relevant

Watching your favorite band become irrelevant is like watching Michael Jordan unable to elevate high enough to dunk in his final year in the NBA.

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It Don’t Mean a Thing, If It Ain’t Got That Mach Schau

Call it "mach schau", soul, or the “swing” without which Duke Ellington warns us “it don’t mean a thing”, the physically felt component of live performance is perhaps easiest defined, if not in its absence, then in its failed attempt.

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When Over-the-Top Hits the Spot: 2010 Grammy Awards

Overblown set pieces, fiery performances, and category wins that no one saw coming -- yes, this year, the Grammy Awards decided to be interesting.

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Wet Hot American Festival: Lollapalooza 2009

Certain things in Chicago are predictable... if it’s Lollapalooza weekend, the weather is gonna stink. PopMatters covered the fest, shooting video interviews and avoiding heatstroke.

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1 May 2009 // 4:56 AM

Meet the new Kings of rock ‘n’ roll

Being in a rock band on the road is almost a continuation of childhood for the three Followill brothers in Kings of Leon. As boys

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I heard this song on my alt. rock radio station today. Perhaps it was the melody, or the vocals, but I was transported back to

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Kings of Leon + We Are Scientists + The Whigs

Kings of Leon’s southern-influenced garage rock has morphed into an arena-sized sound that translates into one hell of a performance.

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Kings of Leon: Only by the Night

A return to their Southern Strokes roots with a banal serving of typically unemotional, formulaic stadium rock for hipsters who could care less.

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30 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

Kings of Leon

Kings of Leon is no longer an upstart band with a quirky past. These days, they’re seasoned pros, dutifully punching the clock. The question is, can they still clock in with conviction?

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Kings of Leon: Because of the Times

Kings of Leon hits the mark then gets greedy.

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	Kings of Leon: Aha Shake Heartbreak

Even if their lyrics are sometimes unintelligible, these swampy Southern rockers haven't run out of things to say on their rollicking sophomore offering.

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Kings of Leon: Youth and Young Manhood

So I suppose it goes without saying that Youth and Young Manhood is most definitely not one of the best debut albums of the last 10 years; it wouldn’t even earn that title if the timeframe were whittled down to the last 10 days.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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