Wednesday, August 14 2013
After two days in the sun, people came ready to dance on Pitchfork's final day. A stellar, dance-heavy lineup, capped by R. Kelly brought the festival to a satisfying close.
Monday, July 29 2013
As Pitchfork Music Festival 2013 struggled to find, refresh, or maybe just reinvent its identity, one has to wonder: what exactly is the appeal of music fest in 2013, apart from seeing a lot of bands in the same vicinity?
Friday, July 19 2013
Two of Glasgow's finest bands tour the U.S.
Tuesday, May 28 2013
Even when the amps buzz, these suit one's own bedroom rather than the family garage.
Thursday, January 17 2013
Hoboken band is joined by Fred Armisen on drums for "Ohm".
Tuesday, October 4 2011
A legendary German music venue that has hosted a number of major American acts over the last several years turns 20 this month.
Tuesday, May 25 2010
La Blogotheque use one take of the performance and present it as its played out, with a little bit of artistic editing included in the introductions of videos to introduce us to the subject matter, almost like a short documentary.
Wednesday, May 12 2010
Indie-rock's most revered recluse makes a rare appearance in New York City and in so doing, manages to overcome his own myth, one song at a time.
Thursday, March 4 2010
Jeff Mangum, Yo La Tengo, Will Oldham, Stephin Merritt, the Mountain Goats, the late Jay Reatard, and dozens more pay tribute to one of the best songwriters no one has ever heard of -- and what a joy it is to listen to.
Wednesday, November 4 2009
Even in the moments when they seem to be teetering on the edge of control, like during one of Ira’s guitar tirades, every single note and squall of feedback feels necessary.