Rhett MillerYou've probably heard Rhett Miller with his Texas alt-country band, the Old '97s, even if you didn't know it--the Old '97s rewrote that infectious Chili's song, made an appearance in the Vince Vaugn/Jennifer Aniston movie the Break Up and had a track on the Clay Pigeons soundtrack ... More >>
Post-'60s puritanism hits OG groupie Pamela Des Barres: Those nipple-covering flowers are not in the original NSFW photo (see below)Pamela Des Barres has been on a one-woman literary mission to change the connotations of the word "groupie" for nearly 25 years, and now, thanks to two film proj ... More >>
KeleIt's been a revelatory year or so for Kele Okereke.
His band Bloc Party put on the brakes in 2009, announcing mid-tour that they were going on hiatus. (Surprise.) He quickly retreated to a London studio to make a solo album, The Boxer. (Surprise.) This spring he came out in Butt magazine ... More >>
Curt SmithNot quite 30 years since he founded Tears for Fears with Roland Orzabal, Curt Smith is happily ensconced in Los Angeles as a singer/songwriter/composer, social media maven and -- according to his Twitter feed -- recently certified youth soccer referee.
In between following his kids ... More >>
Ryan Adams - Royce Hall, Jan. 30 & 31
Dave Alvin - McCabe's Jan. 18 & 19
Autechre - Echo, April 4
Bad Religion - House of Blues, April 4 & 5
Big Sandy, Deke Dickerson - Safari Sam's, Dec. 28
Black Heart Procession - Spaceland, Jan. 11
Black Mountain - Troubadour, Feb. 5
Built to Spill, Meat P ... More >>