A musical tribute Arthur Russell, a great NYC musician, closed out the 2015 Red Bull Music Academy series.
Merle Haggard, St. Vincent, and the Flaming Lips headed up another eclectic year at Ohio's Nelsonville Music Festival.
Kiasmos is the exciting, dark and trippy electronic project from Ólafur Arnalds and Janus Rasmussen.
With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.
Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.
A regular FKA twigs performance is exciting. But her 'Congregata' event amps up the fervor ten fold, with more wild dancers, powerful lights and costumes.
Brooklyn-based Secret Weapons' headlining show at Rough Trade was an opportunity to catch the new band's fun, danceable grooves.
Eighteen years after their last album, Faith No More's Sol Invictus is on the verge of release, so the band is rewarding patient fans by punching them in the gut at shows throughout US and Europe.
The Manics' 1994 masterpiece, The Holy Bible, rides again.
Todd Haynes' adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's 1952 lesbian love story is a sumptuous visual treat, but the novel's emotional content has been softened and simplified.