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At Seattle's biggest music festival, rain is not unexpected; still, the downpours at Bumbershoot '09 were scary even for this neck of the Pacific Northwest. No bands got electrocuted, but the sound…   Read Story »
This past weekend, bill-sharing fellows Reading and Leeds were tasked with distracting a nation still reeling from the death of its Oasis. Their secret weapons were unannounced sets by Them Crooked…   Read Story »
Karen and the crew earned their festival-headliner bona fides when subbing for cancer-stricken Beasties at Lolla, so C3 Presents invited 'em back to pinch hit at ACL, according to the recently…   Read Story »
Last week we revealed that Karen O's Where The Wild Things Are backup band "the Kids" includes YYYs' Brian Chase and Nick Zinner, Bradford Cox, and two Raconteurs, among others. One of those "others"…   Read Story »
She's billed her Where The Wild Things Are soundtrack collaborators "the Kids." Turns out the group of helpers includes YYYs' Brian Chase and Nick Zinner, Bradford Cox, two Raconteurs, and more. Look…   Read Story »
If you weren't talking about the weather in Grant Park this weekend, you weren't in Grant Park this weekend. And really that would've been a shame. It was oppressive at times, but despite -- or as…   Read Story »
When APW presented its inaugural festival last year, we weren't alone in taking issue with the experience: lack of food options, a fair but generally recycled undercard which played more like "a…   Read Story »
On the heels of Adam Yauch's unfortunate cancer diagnosis and subsequent concert cancellations, Lollapalooza has announced the Beasties' Saturday slot will be filled by Karen, Nick, Brian, and Pajo.…   Read Story »
Though Karen's "Off with your head" evokes Alice In Wonderland, the "Heads Will Roll" video played on the spooky synthesizer line via a well-dressed and (sorry) Michael Jackson-style werewolf's solo…   Read Story »
Stereogum reader Rafaël Zeier recently interviewed Wayne Coyne at the Open Air St Gallen Festival in Switzerland, and got the scoop that McCartney-approved, nightmarish pop bros MGMT and Yeah Yeah…   Read Story »