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It's been two years since the release of Holy Ghost!'s eponymous debut. Often hailed as LCD Soundsystem's heirs, the NYC-based duo's sound falls somewhere between Phoenix's precocious li ... More >>
*The Worst of Coachella: Weekend One
*Our complete Coachella coverage
It couldn't all be great performances, decent recreational drugs, and pleasant weather at Coachella. Here are our writers' picks for their least favorite things from the festival's second weekend.
Melissa EsterbySam Beam of Iron and Wine singing his heart out.View more photos in Timothy Norris' slideshow, "Iron and Wine, Laura Marling @ The Wiltern."
What: Iron and Wine
Where: The Wiltern
Last night Iron and Wine took the stage for another sold out show at the Wiltern. ... More >>
"Hey bro, we hear you like bros, so we put some bros in your End of the Year Best Music Lists so you can bro while you bro!"Well, 'tis the time of year for lists and charts! Several mags and blogs attempted to answer the question you've been dying to ask:
Who had the best album/"new music"? ... More >>
Melissa MooreLaura Marling: The good kind of folk
Last night a young English woman dressed in white with her hair pulled back in a simple bun stunned the El Rey Theatre with her vocal prowess. No additional flashy lights or smoke machines were necessary. Laura Marling's voice strong and clear ... More >>
Laura MarlingOne week, two acclaimed U.K. folk singers: Somebody must have planned this thing.
Last night it was Conor O'Brien, aka Villagers, giving a mesmerizing solo performance at the Hotel Cafe. (And, yes, this Conor O. very much recalls Conor Oberst.) Tonight, Laura Marling visits the ... More >>
Throw your hymnal down. Now...dance on it!
The dynamic quartet that is Mumford & Sons consists not of a man named Mumford and his children, but four early-twenty-somethings called Marcus Mumford, Country (That's right, Country) Winston, Ben Lovett and Ted Dwane. In a performance that left t ... More >>