Monday, March 25
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There are, in fact, thriving musical styles that have blessedly little to do with the latest pop trends. Roughly intersecting prog-rock and art-jazz is a thing called Zeuhl Music, a very heavy, propulsive sonic form whose roaring rhythm sections and ... More >>
Low Cut Connie is a band that basically defies all laws about how a band is supposed to make it in 2013. I know this because instead of sending me a CD or asking me to review a show, the duo's singer took me out to lunch and invited my band to open for them.
Combustible frontman/upright pianist Ada ... More >>
See also: Our review of Jack White at the Wiltern in May
Our review of Jack White at the Mayan in April
After getting through the prying eyes and loving hands of the security guards at the Shrine last night, one noticed Jack White's rolling record store selling rare ... More >>
*Our slideshow of the performance
*The Top 20 Whitest Musicians of All Time: The Complete List
Better than...all of the Dead Weather albums put together.
The man who built his career on secrets came to the Wiltern last night. Secret marriages, secret sin ... More >>
"What I want from each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area."
-- Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive
You don't have to spend much time at South By Southwest to know that all of the above building ... More >>
The White Stripes are no more. Here's the official announcement by the duo (the official White Stripes site is currently down, most likely due to the announcement):
"The White Stripes would like to announce that today, February 2nd, 2011,
their band has officially ended and will make no furt ... More >>
[See also "9 Reasons Wanda Jackson Rules Rockabilly and Beyond" and more photos in Timothy Norris' slideshow "Wanda Jackson feat. Jack White @ El Rey".]
What: Wanda Jackson (feat. Jack White)
Where: El Rey
Wanda Jackson has had three major men in her life--Elvis ... More >>
Timothy NorrisHenry Rollins' Weird Record Academy for the Open of Ears: Last night at the Echoplex
[For more exclusive shots from Henry Rollins' event last night, see Timothy Norris' slideshow 'Henry Rollins @ The Echoplex'.]
I am back from Africa. That was a long haul. From Entebbe, Uganda ... More >>
I'm With White-oThe Hollywood Reporter reports that Jack White's Third Man Records label will be releasing two Conan O'Brien albums recorded last June.
According to the report,
The first is "And They Call Me Mad?" which includes O'Brien's improvised spoken word inspired by the legend of Fra ... 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 >>
Danny SwansonKaren ElsonIf you can get past Karen Elson's flaming red hair, if you can get past her unblemished skin, if you can get past her supermodel comportment, if you can get past the fact she's Mrs. Jack White ... well, you should. The 31-year-old singer plays Southern gothic chanteuse ... More >>