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Going on sale: June 6, 2008

Spiritualized, Duffy, The Mars Volta, and more.
Breaking Boston concert news
By GOING ON SALE  |  June 03, 2008

Going on sale: April 25, 2008

Feist, Rooney, the Black Angels, and more.

Breaking news from the concert ticket trade

By GOING ON SALE  |  April 24, 2008


Australian vocalist Sia Furler has one of the greatest potty mouths in alt-rock.
Some People Have REAL Problems | Hear Music
By KEN MICALLEF  |  January 28, 2008

Going on sale: November 16, 2007

Moe., James Blunt, Chapel/Chapter, and more
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  November 13, 2007

Chairmen of the boards

Not unlike Swedish, Tagalog, and Esperanto, music is a language, with its own conjugations and (lewdly) dangling participles.
Our critics pick the 14 producers with the fattest, meanest beats
By PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 18, 2007

Irish sprung

Irish singer-songwriter Fionn Regan answers straightforward questions with beguiling sidesteps.
Fionn Regan makes his way to America
By WERNER TRIESCHMANN  |  September 24, 2007


Pop secrets

This confounding of rock orthodoxy simply happened.
The New Pornographers explore the quiet zone
By SCOTT FRAMPTON  |  August 21, 2007

So wrong they're Righteous

Less than two years into their existence, the Self-Righteous Brothers already have a press kit worth of raves.
These brothers make their own rules
By BRETT MILANO  |  July 25, 2007

Live Earth 2007

So you’re headed to a Live Earth gig somewhere, whether outside New York City or in a remote outpost in Antarctica.
Where to go, who to see, what to know — even if you don't have a ticket
By JEFF INGLIS  |  July 10, 2007

Heard it first

I decided to check out four bands on the bill whom I’d never heard.
Coachella no-names
By WILL SPITZ  |  February 07, 2007

Under the Covers battle

Rock-and-roll beefs are never quite as delicious as the heat-packing rivalries of their hip-hop brethren. Watch: Battle of the Album Covers
Albums of the year
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  October 19, 2006


Strippers, cursing, and free music

Students have been back in town only a few weeks, but already there’s noise about curtailing their bad habits. Here’s a list of what those pesky kids have been up to.
Campus notes
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  September 20, 2006

Hate club

We lurve being Lily Allen’s friend on MySpace. Does that mean we have to post lies in her comments section and declare that “Smile” really is catchier than “Stars Are Blind?” America's next musical genius: Paris Hilton serves up a sonic bitchslap
Ten celebs more objectionable than Paris
By SHARON STEEL  |  August 17, 2006

Going on sale: August 8, 2006

Iron Maiden, Ani DiFranco, Atreyu, Bouncing Souls, Dead Kennedys, Pet Shop Boys, James Blunt, Justin Timberlake, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  August 08, 2006

Wicked games

There was a time, not that long ago, when the two-or-three-day rock-festival experience was reserved for the Brits.
Hanging with Giant Drag at Coachella
By JEFF MILLER  |  May 12, 2006

Q&A: Billy Bragg

MICHAEL ALAN GOLDBERG: Thanks for taking the time to chat. How are you?
By MICHAEL ALAN GOLDBERG  |  March 16, 2006


Moral truths

Tucked away in the Buckinghamshire countryside, Wendover is a little English village that everyone but its residents seems to find heart-meltingly picturesque.
The pastoral pluck of the Boy Least Likely To
By SIMON W. VOZICK-LEVINSON  |  March 07, 2006

Going on sale: February 3

Coming soon: James Blunt, the Cult, Jenny Lewis, and more.
Breaking news in the concert-ticket trade
By WILL SPITZ  |  February 04, 2006