Going to the gym sucks, more so when your Tylenol PM hasn't worn off yet and the guy next to you reeks. But being really pissed off helps, especially when you have a soundtrack to back you up. Plug in your earphones, crank up the treadmill and imagine the tool's face who stood you up at the ... More >>
By Colin Stutz Mothers and fathers with furrowed brows, are you concerned for your precious teens' well-being? Nervous that those impressionable youths might stumble down a dark staircase and onto a path of substance abuse, sex addiction, debauchery and crime? Uneasy of the world "out there" and ho ... More >>
Sharon Jones & the Dap-KingsCan it get any more real that Sharon Jones? Well, it can't get any more heartwarming. The leading lady of the Dap-Kings is, after all, a rising star at 54, having shucked the uniforms of her previous careers (corrections officer at Rikers Island, and armor truck g ... More >>
Maroon 5Eric Valentine is a record producer-about-town with credits ranging from Nickel Creek to the All-American Rejects to Good Charlotte to, well, Maroon 5. He also can get your tracks on a bunch of high-profile soundtracks (Transformers!). Dude knows industry people and, if you're an aspi ... More >>
Also, Slavic Soul Party, Pet Shop Boys, the Humpers and others
(Frank Micelotta/Getty Images for MySpace)If you're anything like the freakazoid Cure fans who one way or another managed to secure a wristband for last night's surprise Cure show at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, you should probably stop reading this right now. If you weren't at the show and opt ... More >>
Autechre - 4/14, Echoplex Bad Religion - 3/4,5,11,13, House of Blues Bamboozle (All-American Rejects, Jimmy Eat World, Paramore) - 4/5, Verizon Amphitheater Bamboozle (My Chemical Romance, Anti-Flag, Saves the Day, Chiodos) - 4/6, Verizon Amphitheater Bjorkestra - 3/9 , Safari Sam's Black Keys ... More >>
The Magic Kingdom has Tomorrowland; weve got Spaceland. Plus, more magical local bands, man.