Concert Posts

Beyond irony, beyond sincerity, in the '00s we've entered the Age of Ambivalence. The common definition of the word misplaces it alongside apathy -- a lack of care or concern. Its true meaning is…   Read Story »
You can tell a lot about a band and the way people feel about them based on their opening acts. I learned something about both bands when I saw Chelsea Wolfe open for Swans earlier this year, and I…   Read Story »
Pearl Jam played the first of two shows in Brooklyn last night, touring in support of Lightning Bolt which will debut at #1 on the Billboard album chart next week. The band performed five songs…   Read Story »
Last night's Fader CMJ showcase brought together a ton of bands that we love. Potty Mouth was a Band To Watch earlier this year, Kelela's fantastic new release was just our Mixtape of the Week, and…   Read Story »
With so many great up-and-coming acts vying for your attention during CMJ, it's tough to know what to attend. But the folks at Father/Daughter Records had your back at Muchmore's in Williamsburg on…   Read Story »
Nine Inch Nails stopped by the Barclays Center last night in Brooklyn to show off their new stage show, which looked surprisingly bright and colorful in parts. This is the band's first stop in NY on…   Read Story »
When a label makes it to five years, it's really something worth celebrating. Mexican Summer is a label that has not only had the drive and strength to make it that far, but (as we explored in depth…   Read Story »
Yesterday we shared live shots from the first weekend of Austin City Limits. We also caught up with some bands off-stage to take their photo in a quieter setting. Check out Pooneh Ghana's great…   Read Story »
The first of two Austin City Limits weekends took place in Zilker Park over the weekend, with performances by Depeche Mode, the Cure, Kings Of Leon, Atoms For Peace, Phoenix, Wilco, Vampire Weekend,…   Read Story »
Four years ago, before releasing any full-length material, Sleigh Bells played a show at (Le) Poisson Rouge that caught our attention. Last night, the Brooklyn-based duo celebrated the release of its…   Read Story »