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Photographer Steven Hatley shot the dream pop bands with roots in many cities, Glasgow not one of them....

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Ellis Marsalis contributed a curious, needed moment in Wynton Marsalis' Sunday night show at the Saenger,...

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Our picks for the week include Wynton Marsalis' benefit for Tipitina's Foundation, the Bounce party at the...

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Indie rock band Bantam Foxes are music fans first. When...

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Earlier this week, Alex Woodward reported on...

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The Bally Who? haven’t exhausted themselves, releasing...

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The DJ and record collector traces his love of records to punk and Eddie Bo.

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Our favorite things this week include a Tropicalia classic, Criterion, and a long walk.

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“Because rock was so sacred, I tried to keep them separate.”

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When I drank a Vesper Thursday, it occurred to me that I’d never been served more deliberately mediocre...

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Thursday night’s Stones Fest was what it promised—a...

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Our highlights for the week ahead include Gasa Gasa's one year anniversary, Maggie Koerner, and Monotonix'...

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Our favorite things this week include CoverSpy, Ronnie Lane, and the next season of "American Horror Story...

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Roots rocker Butch Walker grew up playing Rolling Stones songs in his high school cover band. “I was mostly...

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“I think a climate like Seattle does lend itself to creative output,” says Ben Verdoes of Iska Dhaaf. “The...

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“My stand-up for the last nine years has been figuring out how to sell certain things to audiences.”

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When Rotary Downs concluded its Jazz Fest set with a...

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Our picks for the week include Tales of the Cocktail, Beatles Fest, Stones Fest, and "Female Trouble."...

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Our favorite things this week include St. Vincent videos, ARGs, and "Comedy on Vinyl."

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I’m not one who assumes good barbecue comes in unassuming packages. I’ve eaten merely passable brisket in...

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[Updated] On Saturday night, New Orleans musicians will come together at...

erykah badu photo by erika goldring

[Updated] For most of the crowd in the Superdome Sunday for the end of the 20th year of the...

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After the spectacle of Beyoncé’s high-tech production last year at...

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Janelle Monáe is noticeably still. I’m shown into a hotel...

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Our highlights for the week include the Essence Music Festival, "Hard Day's Night," Questlove, Lindsey...

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[Updated] I was sad to learn that soul legend Bobby Womack passed away Friday. I interviewed...

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Lynyrd Skynyrd sang “Sweet Home Alabama,” but other Alabaman bands have more ambiguous relationships with...

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Our picks for the week's highlights include Amen Dunes, Justin Moore, Jarekus Singleton, and Cardinal Sons....

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Local and national musicians and comedians from a wide range of genres will come together July 17 at Tipitina...

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Our favorite things this week include "Studio Rio Presents: The Brazil Connection," The National's Bryce...

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Last week, I previewed Cut Copy’s show at the Joy Theater...

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"The Milky Way" is a new My Spilt Milk recurring feature. Today, members of the punk band...

“I’m really excited," says Hundred Waters vocalist Nicole Miglis. "We’ve been writing these songs for so long...

“It’s a very emotional record. It’s about that higher love, but also literal love. The idea of love as...

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Thursday night at Gasa Gasa;The Eastern Sea put on a show that reminded...

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This Week's Soundtrack looks forward to this week in New Orleans, Voodoo, and soccer in Brazil.

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Our highlights for the upcoming week in New Orleans' nightlife include Big Freedia's album release party, Al...

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Recently, Kelcy Mae released ...

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 At its best, Cut Copy's music tethers rhythmic focus to constant escalation, its layers somehow always...

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Our Spotify playlist includes new music from Caribou, Bob Mould, and Wooden Wand, and looks ahead to shows by...

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Our picks for the week include Deafheaven, Future, MxPx, and The Hawks of Holy Rosary.

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It’s not clear that the world needed another female vocalist singing jazz standards, and it’s really unclear...

Allah-Las

Los Angeles-based garage rock revivalists Allah-Las exemplify an...

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This Week's Spotify Soundtrack looks forward to Cut Copy, Little Dragon, Nile Rodgers, and Paul McCartney,...

Potty Mouth

What is Potty Mouth? At its simplest, it's an all-female outfit with retro overtones composed of guitarist/...

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Friday, country singer Nikki Lane brings a lot of rock...

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Our highlights for the week in New Orleans include Nikki Lane, Rebirth, Little Dragon, the Creole Tomato...

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My review of Jack White’s show Tuesday at the Saenger is...

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Recently, C.W. Cannon wrote at The Lens:

We need to accept that the explosive downtown cultural...