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Did you see Conan last night? That Anne Hathaway is delightful. Did you know she used to be in a college a cappella group? My Morning Jacket were on too, and they did "Touch Me I'm Going to Scream…   Read Story »
Between all the ranting (Kanye) and raving (Sigur Rós) we didn't get a chance to talk about Ben Folds's set at Bonnaroo. He's still abusing his Baldwin (a string broke on "Landed") and putting the…   Read Story »
Bonnaroo was amazing in so many ways. Waiting 'til 4:40AM for Kanye to hit the stage was definitely not one of them. While waiting those two hours I heard one "He better be getting head back there,"…   Read Story »
Ben, Chris, Jason, and Nick hopped inside bumper cars and took on the onerous task of learning how to play WhirlyBall as part of their 52 Bands/52 Weeks stint at MTV. We understand their Stereogum…   Read Story »
The tents are collapsed, the recycling collected, the hippies headed to the showers (j/k hippies don't take showers). Bonnaroo '08 now belongs to the chemically enhanced memories of its campers, and…   Read Story »
PJ's headlining set Saturday night brought treated one of Bonnaroo's largest crowds to a three-hour, 25 song set. Like Lolla '07, it didn't disappoint, except that it had 100% less Dennis Rodman.…   Read Story »
They (i.e. Barbara Streisand) say people who need people are the luckiest people. But you know who really are the luckiest people? People who have a ticket to see Sigur Rós this summer. It's not…   Read Story »
A month ago the NYTimes's Jon Pareles reviewed Kanye's Glow In The Dark tour stop at MSG saying "There is a new yardstick for the size of the universe. It is approximately equal to the size of Kanye…   Read Story »
It's Economics 101: During hard times and increasing competition, secure your viability by diversifying your brand. Maybe? If I had ever taken Econ I'd know. That sounds good anyway, so I'm going…   Read Story »
Every festival has that band that becomes small talk fodder fest wide, the easy ice breaker, the default conversational touchstone. Last year's Lolla it was Pearl Jam. Last year's Bonnaroo it was the…   Read Story »