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Lily Borghi

Tonight: Lost in the Trees, Brahms and Smetana, The Joy Formidable

"This young North Carolina-based outfit recently signed with L.A.'s Anti- label, which just yesterday released a newly reworked version of Lost in the Trees' 2008 debut, All Alone in an Empty House. Full of dramatic string arrangements and folky acoustic guitar, Empty House belongs to the same indie-classical trendlet as......
Matt and Kim

Over the Weekend: Chicago's Lollapalooza Music Festival

This year's Lollapalooza brought the city of Chicago their biggest music festival to date. Over three days, 240,000 people browsed the stages along the lake at Grant Park to see 130 performers ranging from Lady Gaga to Blues Traveler. Check out these photos from the recent festival, brought to you......

Tonight: White Arrows, Fol Chen, Devin Sarno

"Current residency holder White Arrows is a fine proposition taken all on its own. With ties to local indie-psych legends Dios (Malos), the band specializes in a sometimes blues-informed brand of out-there pop, but this sextet is its own beast, swirling bits of electronic dance and clean Strokesy garage rock......

Gwyneth Paltrow Sings!: Ten Notable Screen Stars Gone Songbird

Gwyneth Paltrow sings! (see #10). In celebration of this amazing revelation, we've compiled this handy list of Ten Notable Screen Stars Gone Songbird, starting, of course with: 1. William Shatner. Who can forget Shatner's much-parodied musical career, especially after Rhino Records' inclusion of his songs in most all of their......

Free Mixtape from The Glitch Mob (plus edIT solo track)

Ooah, Boreta and edIT are The Glitch Mob, a local synth-heavy DJ posse from the underground electronic Low End Theory scene. Their self-released debut album Drink the Sea came out this past May. The band set loose a free mixtape last week through XLR8R podcast. Following their US tour and......

I Can Has Whipit?: Devo Throws Cat Listening Party for their New Album

Crushable reports that Devo is celebrating the release of their first album in twenty years ("Something for Everybody") by holding an exclusive listening party streamed online, and only about twenty felines made the list. Who, quite frankly, don't seem that intrigued. (Psst -- notice the shape of the cat pyramid......
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