Pianist and producer Mark de Clive-Lowe is a man of the world. Splitting his childhood between New Zealand and Japan, he has also called Boston and London home before settling here in sunny Los Angeles.
Today he'll be celebrating the two year anniversary of his monthly residency Church at the Del ... More >>
Rachel CarrThe Walkmen Looking neat in a white collared shirt and black blazer, lead singer of The Walkmen, Hamilton Leithauser emerged from the cloud of crimson smoke that had engulfed the stage. There was so much of it that the rest of the band looked like mere impressions of men, like sh ... More >>
No Age (plus cake)The Ashtape website (via Pitchfork) has uploaded Soundcloud versions of a short set of new No Age songs premiered in, of all places, Portugal:
As we've told you before, No Age's recent stay in Portugal didn't go that well. First, they were beaten up in Lisbon and the day af ... More >>
It used to be that unless you knew someone with a Meyer lemon tree, your lemon options were limited to the standard and thicker skinned Eureka and Lisbon lemons. The Meyer's soft and pliant skin was too fragile for the packing and shipping standards of the day. But the flavor and aroma were second ... More >>
Legendary composer-performer Terry Riley is the creator of such groundbreaking "Minimalist" works as In C, A Rainbow In Curved Air, Poppy Nogood and, with the Kronos Quartet, decidedly un-Minimalist works as Cadenza on the Night Plain and Salome Dances for Peace.
He'll perform solo and in collabora ... More >>
Timothy NorrisBuraka Som Sistema
Buraka Som Sistema
Gobi, 5:35 5:50 - 6:20
A sizeable crowd has gathered for Buraka Som Sistema in the Gobi tent, but the music hasn't started. Several men are running around the stage, chasing cables, jiggling things, playing music, stopping and starting again. ... More >>
Name check off the top: M.I.A. stars in the great video above, which features an amazing dance move that we around here have dubbed The Flop. It's easy to do: Just jump in the air, move your body horizontal to the ground, and land flat and hard. The chicks totally dig this move. Another variation: ... More >>
The small but conspicuous coterie of film critics seen perambulating this year's Toronto Film Festival decked out in red-and-white "Vote For Pedro" t-shirts were not, despite the potential misunderstanding, expressing their undying love for Napoleon Dynamite. Rather, the Pedro in question was Pedro ... More >>