Keys N Krates photo

I’m fascinated by Keys N Krates because when I lived in Toronto, dance music was important

Shovels and Rope photo

There's a lot to like on the first day of Voodoo this year.

The Scorseses photo

The Scorseses want you to know they’re not a ska band.

Chelsea Light Moving photo

Sonic Youth is on extended hiatus since Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon have divorced, but Moore,

Big Gigantic photo

Jam bands age like any rock stars. The greats get older alongside fans, both eventually burnt out to some degree by now.

Mystery Skulls photo

[Our friends at Nola Defender are also covering Voodoo, and we're sharing stories thi

Photo of Matt & Kim

The indie-pop duo talk performing live and their latest album, "Lightning."

Those Darlins photo

Nashville-bred Those Darlins seem composed for a rock band.

Surfer Blood photo

The alternative band talks about their change in sound, and the elements that still define their music.

Nearly a hundred years ago the writer T.S.

Paramore photo

In recent years, Voodoo has at times felt like the festival wants to be something for

ZZ Ward photo

[This story is a slightly edited encore presentation of a story that first ran in the spring before ZZ Ward's previous visit to New Orleans to

Lou Reed photo

I can identify the exact moment when I stopped paying attention to Lou Reed - 2:40 into “Hello It’s Me” at the end of 1990’s

Photo of Beats Antique

The eclectic, electronic crew talk Voodoo, bounce music, and their latest album, "A Thousand Faces-Act I."

"Feels" cover art

Our favorite things this week include autumnal music, synth-reggae wake-up calls, and overcaffienated ends of the night.

Photo of Michael Franti

My Spilt Milk picks the week's highlights, including a birthday for Bootsy Collins, jamming with Mike Clark, going underground with Ryan Hemsworth, plus Michael Franti and Spearhead, Surfer Blood, and three nights of Widespread Panic.

Jessie Ware by Patrick Ainsworth

Jessie Ware made her name in 2012 with the single "Wildest Moments," which like much of her mus

Avett Brothers cover art

This Week's Soundtrack looks ahead to upcoming shows by Pearl Jam, Patty Griffin, Bootsy Collins and more, and previews new music by The Avett Brothers and The Dismemberment Plan.

Maxim photo

Maxim, one of the founding members of UK electronic dance music pioneers The Prodigy, has relea

Surfer Blood art

Earlier this year, Pitchfork reviewed Surfer Blood's

Passion Pit by Patrick Ainsworth

Last weekend, photographer Patrick Ainsworth shot shows by Passion Pit, Robert Cray and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club at The Civic.

T-P front page

Rebecca Theim was not a natural choice to become a prominent voice in the community as The Times-Picayune began its tumultuous shift to a di

Photo of Cobalt Cranes

My Spilt Milk picks the week's highlights, including sailor songs from Valparaiso Men's Chorus, St. Paul and The Broken Bones, total chaos with the Itchy-O Marching Band, Patty Griffin's new album, Cobalt Cranes, and the Crescent City BBQ and Blues Festival.

Chic photo

The yearly list of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees is an annual invitation to thin

The Clash photo

Our favorite things this week include "Audio Ammunition," Twitter's coverage of Arcade Fire, and Lady's "Lady."

Hell and High Water cover art

Former Times-Picayune staffer Rebecca Theim has written Hell and High Water, a book that covers the dramatic transition of Th

Photo of Mount Kimbie

“We are both really weird people,” claims Dom Maker, one half of the electronic duo known as M

Photo of Jason Isbell

My Spilt Milk picks the week's highlights, including Passion Pit, Jason Isbell, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Vibrators, big name performances at UNO Lakefront Arena, and plenty of festivals.

Pearl Jam photo

This year's Voodoo Music Experience is less than a month away, and headliner

Chvrches photo

Our favorite things this week include "Gravity," Chvrches and Neneh Cherry.

The Mavericks photo

"Raul feels we're at our apex," says The Mavericks' Robert Reynolds, reflecting sing

Charity Hospital postcard art

Monday, Jed Horne asked "What Should We Do with Charity Hospital?" in an essay at

Haim photo

There's something great about seeing a band that sounds better live than on record.

Chilton cover aer

In the New Orleans phase of Alex Chilton's career, he had got to a place where he could make music on his own terms.

Shuggie Otis photo

This Week's Soundtrack looks ahead to shows by The Mavericks, Shuggie Otis, Passion Pit, FIDLAR and more.

The Dodos photo

"I don't feel the change 'cause I'm living it all the time.

The Orwells photo

The members of the Orwells don't need to be reminded of their youth; writers can't leave the topic alone.

Sigur Ros photo

People who went to Sigur Rós' show at Champions Square last night expecting fun p

Photo of Desert Noises

The Spilt Milk team picks our favorites for the week, including a double dose of Ponderosa Stomp, Legends of the Game, a new album from Truth Universal, folk bands, fundraisers and festivals.

"Invent the Future" cover art

The title of Truth Universal's new album, Invent the Future, is optimistic on

"A Night in November" cover art

Benjamin Lyons of Valid Records brought improvisatory saxophone legend

Poets of Rhythm cover art

Our favorite things this week include a Millenial listicle, The Poets of Rhythm and This Charming Charlie.

Mudhoney photo

"I try to find an opening spot to hit that I haven’t hit before for that particular song to see what that sounds like," says guitarist Steve Turner