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Some people know Mike Doughty from his years in the...

Warpaint

With the release of their eponymously titled sophomore album in January of this year, L.A. indie rock quartet...

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[Updated] “The blues picked me, and I’m going to go with it.”

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Our picks for the week ahead include the Crescent City Blues and Barbecue Festival, This is NOLA, OK Go,...

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Soul Asylum signed its first record deal in 1984,...

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Earlier this summer, I interviewed comedian Dave Hill about his experience...

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After waiting over an hour to be taken backstage to interview Adventure Club, I received a text from someone...

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When Jenny Lewis played to a packed Civic Theatre Tuesday...

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Sunday night, Beck played the House of Blues, playing a...

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Recently at Grantland.com,...

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When Jenny Lewis played London recently,...

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After two or three songs, a guy walked by me on the way out of...

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“Last night I was up until 10 o'clock this morning working on a song," says Josh Carter, one half of...

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Friday: Nicky Da B Benefit feat. Sissy Nobby, DJ Jubilee, Walt Wiggidy, BJ So Cole, Jo Jackson, Reedy...

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Our favorite things this week include reissues by The Pop Group and Sarah Silverman's new comedy album....

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[Updated] Recently, my wife and I heard “It’s My Life” and had a who-is-that moment. She...

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Power pop was grown from the most mainstream DNA--Beatles-like pop, garage rock energy--but its heyday is the...

On Thursday night, the female population of downtown New Orleans skyrocketed....

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There is a lot to do this week, starting with Foxygen, who we're pleased to present on Monday. But the week...

“We never expected people to care this much about two kids who made most of their music in a basement, and...

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In the ‘60s and ‘70s, New York City was the promised land, even in California. “When I was young and living...

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Foxygen is throwback to the ‘...

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"You don't hand people your solutions; you hand people your struggles," singer Mikel Jollett of...

Real Estate

“We wanted to make a really clean, really nice sounding album. A pro-sounding album.”...

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DJ Maseo from De La Soul will headline...

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Our highlights for a busy week that also includes a Black and Gold kickoff party, the Felice Brothers,...

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Tuesday, Cosimo Matassa was buried. As sad as his passing...

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The Afghan Whigs can bring a steely drizzle to any...

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Our highlights for the week include Delta Spirit, Earth, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Feufollet and 5th Ward...

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The cover of Americana artist ...

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Our favorite things this week include Alfred Hitchcock, The Gun Club, and Chicago hip-hop.

Washed Out

Since 2009, Washed Out, AKA Ernest Greene, has...

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The opening chords of “How Can You Really,” the first release from the upcoming...

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Comedian Ron White does pretty much what he wants....

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Our highlights for the week ahead include G-Eazy, Ty Segall, Cory Branan, The Weight, Mike Dillon, Sucré,...

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[Updated] There has been a lot of speculation about who was the...

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[Updated] “WE LOVE NEW ORLEANS!” Dominic Lalli of...

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Last night, a clearly rattled, distraught Facebook post (since taken down) announced the death of saxophone...

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Our picks for the week include the Mad Decent Block Party, Amanda Shires, the Polyphonic Spree, Carin's...

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“The fiddle is like a cat,” Amanda Shires says,...

Adam Schatz is not the kind of man for whom life is ever boring.

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[Updated] How does a singer make it? 

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Yesterday, HBO released the first trailer for ...

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New Orleans has a quiet week going into the Labor Day weekend, topped by Mid Summer Mardi Gras,

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Our favorite things this week include a Swedish comedy about painful music and reissue from 1981 of more...

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There’s nothing sexy about pop/rock songs, but there’s also nothing like a song that stops whatever you’re...