Concert Posts

This year, their original Veruca Salt lineup got back together. We already spoke to co-frontwomen Nina Gordon and Louise Post in their first joint interview in 17 years, and last night the band began…   Read Story »
The 2014 iteration of the Danish music festival NorthSide took place this past weekend and hosted a large number of exciting bands. There were the major rocks acts such as Arcade Fire, the Pixies,…   Read Story »
It has to be a toss-up between Coachella and Bonnaroo as to which is our most iconic currently active American festival. Growing up in Pennsylvania, I found the earlier years of Bonnaroo somewhat…   Read Story »
Last night in New York City, Tom Krell debuted most of the songs from "What Is This Heart?", the highly anticipated third album of his influential experimental R&B project How To Dress Well. Yet the…   Read Story »
I recognize this is an issue of taste, but Governors Ball 2014 was a little bit of a mixed bag for me. There were two headliners I loved, and they conflicted, and I had no interest in the subsequent…   Read Story »
It's not uncommon for a festival's last day to be something of a comedown. It's Sunday, and everyone's sunburnt and hungover and staring down the barrel of a work week -- the return to reality…   Read Story »
Every now and then, it's good to reorient your perspective. At any given more established or mainstream festival stocked with your usual indie mainstays, No Age wouldn't come across as too out there…   Read Story »
The second year of Napa Valley's BottleRock festival got off to a slow start yesterday, as a modest crowd milled around through some of the festival's lesser known acts. By the time TV On The Radio…   Read Story »
UPDATE: You can download a fan recording of the concert at two-sails. Here's a sample: // Greenpoint, Brooklyn's Warsaw is about as idiosyncratic as venues get: pierogis, kielbasa, and…   Read Story »
A "pathetic fallacy" occurs when, in a story, nature reacts to a human emotion: when everything is going wrong and a character says something like, "At least it's not raining," and then BAM! it…   Read Story »