nick and knight photo

Thanks to the Internet, nothing will go away, and there’s a community for every taste.

red baraat photo

Friday, Red Baraat will play Le Flambeau at

wooden wings by bianca shrestha

Recently, Lauren Keenan visited The Wooden Wings to videotape an interview an

quintron and miss pussycat photo

Our highlights for the week ahead include Win Butler's return as DJ Windows 98, Telecaster hero Bill Kirchen, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Mannie Fresh, and Tom McDermott and friends play Randy Newman.

foo fighters photo

If Dave Grohl radiated any douchiness, Foo Fighters would not have got away with the last

house of shock photo

The world will be a slightly less frightening place.

It's a small miracle that Kyle Henderson and his band Desert Noises are playing Voodoo Fest t

Angel Olsen is not the kind of person who bothers to hide anything.

rashaad newsome art

Prospect 3 starts Saturday, and though the international contemporary art festival

of montreal photo

Our highlights for the week in New Orleans include a number of events, Italian instrumental rock with Mike Watt, world R&B with Sinkane, and Mystikal for Halloween.

il sogno del marinaio photo

“This is going to be my 65th tour,” bassist Mike Watt of his current American tour with

griz photo

In previous years, the

hessler photo

One moment, Lariyah Daniels dejectedly says, “I want to play arenas.” In the next scene, she’s onstage at Banks Street Bar, playing the small Mid-C

joe ely photo

Joe Ely's one of Texas' sons of Townes Van Zandt, like Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Butch Hancock writi

mike doughty photo

Some people know Mike Doughty from his years in the alternative rock band Soul Coughing.

Warpaint

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

outkast photo

[Updated] When the Voodoo Music Experience announced its headliners for

luke winslow king photo

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

erasure photo

Our picks for the week ahead include the Crescent City Blues and Barbecue Festival, This is NOLA, OK Go, Generationals, Crobot, Joe Ely and Susan Cowsill singing "American Beauty."

soul asylum photo

Soul Asylum signed its first record deal in 1984, and followed the first generation of Ame

taco platter photo

Chef Richard Papier didn’t get any breathing room when

metal grasshopper still

Earlier this summer, I interviewed comedian Dave Hill about his experience working with Down’s Philip H.

adventure club photo

After waiting over an hour to be taken backstage to interview Adventure Club, I received a text from someone who introduced himself only as “Shaggy

st. vincent photo by patrick ainsworth

If you were to judge on appearances alone, you might not guess that A

arctic monkeys photo

This year's Voodoo Music Experience takes place in City Park in three weeks, with

jenny lewis photo by patrick ainsworth

When Jenny Lewis played to a packed Civic Theatre Tuesday night, it was clear she doesn't need

beck photo by patrick ainsworth

Sunday night, Beck played the House of Blues, playing a rare club show between weekends headlini

foxygen photo by patrick ainsworth

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

Phantogram

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

sarah silverman cover art

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

no doubt photo

[Updated] Recently, my wife and I heard “It’s My Life” and had a who-is-that moment. She came up with No Doubt; me—Talk Talk.