Tobias Jesso Jr. Played His Fourth Show Ever In Someone’s Kitchen Last Night

It's always a little bit nerve-racking seeing an artist perform live for the first time, especially one that's been garnering a lot of hype o…
James Rettig | November 19, 2014 - 11:32 am

Caribou @ Webster Hall, NYC 11/14/14

My whole experience with Caribou started live. Back in 2012, when the profile of Dan Snaith's project rose due to opening for Radiohead, I wa…
Ryan Leas | November 15, 2014 - 1:32 pm

Iceland Airwaves 2014: The War On Drugs, The Flaming Lips, & The Knife’s Final Show

While I might be in some kind of minority here, Iceland Airwaves is the kind of thing I prefer to a normal festival. Not that…
Ryan Leas | November 10, 2014 - 1:46 pm

Photos: Jenny Lewis @ Terminal 5, NYC 11/5/14

Jenny Lewis gave us an impressive new album this year, The Voyager. As Tom put it in his review, it was "impossibly glamorous." That power…
Miles Bowe | November 6, 2014 - 12:42 pm

Photos: Iceage @ Elbo Room, San Francisco 10/31/14

Iceage spent their Halloween night playing a show at San Francisco's Elbo Room, though they didn't do anything especially spooky. They're currently in the midst…
James Rettig | November 1, 2014 - 5:04 pm

Photos: Queens Of The Stone Age’s Halloween Extravaganza @ The Forum, LA 10/31/14

Queens Of The Stone Age celebrated the last show of their ...Like Clockwork tour with a Halloween extravaganza. The event -- called "The End Of…
James Rettig | November 1, 2014 - 3:07 pm

Photos/Videos: The Allman Brothers’ Last Concert @ Beacon Theatre, NYC 10/28/14

The Allman Brothers Band have called it quits after four-plus decades making music. They performed their final shows at the Beacon Theatre in New York…
Miles Bowe | October 29, 2014 - 12:19 pm

CMJ Photos: DJ Dodger Stadium, Blue Hawaii, Adult Jazz @ Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn 10/25/14

Brooklyn Bowl’s Saturday CMJ showcase was a stacked lineup of exciting bands. The biggest name was DJ Dodger Stadium, who released the fantastic album Friend
Miles Bowe | October 27, 2014 - 3:57 pm

Photos: Beach Goth 3 Fest Feat. Atlas Sound, Foxygen, DIIV, Alice Glass, & More

Orange County's eclectic Beach Goth festival, organized by surf-rock weirdos the Growlers, returned for its third year on Saturday. The fest included a diverse lineup,…
Peter Helman | October 27, 2014 - 11:58 am

Photos: Perfume Genius @ Mississippi Studios, Portland 10/24/14

Perfume Genius played Portland’s Mississippi Studios on Friday night, and our photographer Colin McLaughlin was there to capture it. Mike Hadreas gave a characteristically great…
James Rettig | October 26, 2014 - 4:41 pm

CMJ: Girlpool, Jawbreaker Reunion, Amanda X, Bent Shapes, & More @ Silent Barn, Brooklyn 10/24/14

If I didn't know any better, I'd say that the lineup for the Miscreant & Father/Daughter CMJ showcase was tailor-made for me. Pretty much every…
James Rettig | October 26, 2014 - 3:37 pm

CMJ: Blue Hawaii, Ballet School, Lydia Ainsworth @ Glasslands, Brooklyn 10/24/14

Ever since we named Lydia Ainsworth's dual EP debut Right From Real Stereogum's Album Of The Week almost a month ago, I've been hooked o…
Ryan Leas | October 25, 2014 - 3:22 pm

CMJ: Twin Peaks, Happyness, Nai Harvest @ Rough Trade, Brooklyn 10/23/14

Yesterday was a disgusting day in New York, and this is coming from someone whose favorite season is winter: wet coldness due to the obnoxiously…
Ryan Leas | October 24, 2014 - 1:11 pm

CMJ: Ryn Weaver @ Bowery Ballroom, NYC 10/22/14

Chances are, if you read this site or anything about music on the internet, you heard about Ryn Weaver this summer. Back in June, Weaver…
Ryan Leas | October 23, 2014 - 1:40 pm

Photos: Jessie Ware @ The Chapel, San Francisco 10/21/14

Jessie Ware has made major pop music strides with her second album, Tough Love, but it pays off, as Tom explained in his review whe…
Miles Bowe | October 22, 2014 - 12:43 pm

Photos: Alt-J @ The Paramount Theatre, Seattle 10/15/14

Alt-J released their anticipated second album, This Is All Yours, to an army of eager fans last month. Since then, the Leeds-based psych-rock band bega…
Miles Bowe | October 16, 2014 - 12:39 pm

Cheap Girls, Beach Slang, Chumped @ Saint Vitus, Brooklyn 10/14/14

Midwestern rockers Cheap Girls kicked off their tour last night at Greenpoint's Saint Vitus along with Beach Slang, Signals Midwest, and Lee Corey Oswald. Brooklyn-based…
James Rettig | October 15, 2014 - 9:48 pm

Rave Of Thrones: A Night With DJ Hodor At House B.B. King

There are few things that would convince me it's a good idea to go to Times Square on a Friday night. Let alone the Friday…
Ryan Leas | October 13, 2014 - 3:04 pm

Ariel Pink @ Baby’s All Right, Brooklyn 10/2/14

Last night -- or more accurately very early this morning -- Ariel Pink performed the live debut of his upcoming double album pom pom. It…
Miles Bowe | October 3, 2014 - 3:58 pm

Photos: Project Pabst 2014

It’s just about the end of festival season, but Portland gave us one more this past weekend: Project Pabst, the Milwaukee beer company’s music festival.
Miles Bowe | September 29, 2014 - 2:14 pm
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