Concert Posts

Future Islands got everyone's attention this year through their triumphant Letterman performance and became the band to see at SXSW. But the fact is that the Baltimore band has been building a cult…   Read Story »
The War On Drugs' tour behind the triumphant Lost In The Dream rolled into Portland's Wonder Ballroom Sunday, and we sent photographer Colin McLaughlin to document the action -- action that included…   Read Story »
Last fall, Arcade Fire caused a stir when they included a note on Ticketmaster requesting that fans wear formal attire or costume to their upcoming concerts. While their small warm-up shows in…   Read Story »
After recent shows in Pensacola and New Orleans, Julian Casablancas hit SXSW with his new backing band the Voidz last night for a headlining set at the Chevrolet Courtyard. Placed at the end of what…   Read Story »
As the drunken apocalypse that is 6th St. and the heart of SXSW wound down Thursday night, a different show was just getting started off in another corner of Austin. Sometime in the afternoon,…   Read Story »
There was a time when it wasn't a pseudo-common thing for a band to play a record straight through in concert. That time wasn't that long ago, but it seems to be receding ever faster into the…   Read Story »
After a long night featuring sets alternatively blistering (Perfect Pussy, Eagulls), danceable (Kelis), and mind-altering (St. Vincent), somewhere around 1:20 AM, NPR's Wednesday night SXSW showcase…   Read Story »
Wild Beasts have been the source of an enormous amount of great music lately. Aside from their outstanding new album, Present Tense, there have been remixes of their songs by such wildly different…   Read Story »
Arcade Fire have a long history with Haiti: Co-leader Régine Chassagne's parents immigrated from there to Quebec in the 1960s; the band have raised a lot of money for the country in the wake of the…   Read Story »
After the departure of Kim Shattuck last year, the Pixies annnounced a massive world tour alongside new bassist Paz Lenchantin. Last night they stopped by the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in…   Read Story »