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| October 12, 2012
Review: Shut Up and Play the Hits
For those in their 20s who worship dance and Internet culture with equal voracity, LCD Soundsystem was a "generation defining" band, and this documentary detailing the their 2011 farewell concert is their Stop Making Sense.
Documenting LCD Soundsystem's farewell show
MICHAEL C. WALSH
| September 14, 2012
Jonathan Lethem braves Talking Heads’ Fear of Music
In every single rock documentary on the BBC, there comes a certain moment.
| June 01, 2012
Touré on Prince
Boston native Touré, a critic (Rolling Stone), talking head (MSNBC), television host (The Hip Hop Shop), and author (What It Means To Be Black Now) has added "Harvard lecturer" to his lengthy résumé.
'Touch, if you will, my stomach'
| March 30, 2012
Say yes to the Can’t Nots
The Can't Nots released their debut EP, Applesauce , earlier this year and quickly racked up some positive press around these parts, and garnered a Best Breakthrough Act nomination in our 2011 Best Music Poll.
A positive double negative
| October 07, 2011
Hail the swinging geniuses!
For a tiny state, Rhode Island has offered much to the world — Mr. Potato Head, the Claus von Bulow trial, and a rich local music scene that covers the waterfront from alternative acts to blues, country, and a wide variety of artists in electronic n
A fan's notes on the Young Adults
| May 27, 2011
If you don't cringe, at least a little bit and maybe a lot, when you see Sean Duffy's Burn Out Sun (2003) — a sculptural starburst of crisscrossing LPs bearing the immortal Sun Records label — then you probably aren't much of a record fan.
| April 15, 2011
Podcast: Trevor Schoonmaker on The Record at the ICA 4-12-11
Trevor Schoonmaker, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Nasher Museum, talks about The Record, Contemporary Art and Vinyl, opening at the ICA 4/15. To learn...
| April 12, 2011
The new TV season
Gil Scott-Heron was wrong: The revolution(s) will be televised.
Power to the people; enviropalooza; on the money; farewell to Dickie
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| February 25, 2011
Gully + Foam Castles + Sunset Hearts at Empire Dine and Dance, January 8
Gully, Foam Castles, and Sunset Hearts at Empire was a veritable who's-who of the Portland indie rock scene.
| January 14, 2011
Review: The many tentacles of Jason Spooner's Sea Monster
Jason Spooner is an amalgamation of John Prine and John Mayer — great songs and great hair, all in one package. Their aesthetics are similar, too. Sure, there are important and wounded songs in the bag, but these guys aren't afraid to have a good time,
| November 19, 2010
The Absolut Top 101 WFNX Artists of All Time #9 - The Talkiing Heads
New England can technically lay claim to today’s artists, seeing as how David Bern, Chris Frantz, and Tina Weymouth were all grads of...
| August 23, 2010
Dancing with himself
Arthur Russell's music does little to illuminate the mysteries and vagaries of his life. It simply tosses them aside, in pursuit of moods and rhythms few have successfully replicated, two decades later.
Arthur Russell's posthumous renaissance
| April 24, 2009
Same as he ever was
Thirty-four years after forming the legendary band Talking Heads with fellow Rhode Island School of Design students Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz, David Byrne returns to the area to perform “The Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno.”
David Byrne on working with Brian Eno, the new music industry, and his time in Providence
| November 25, 2008
“This ain’t no CBGB,” David Byrne sang during his late-set dive bomb into “Life During Wartime,” and a glance around the immensely classy premises of the Wang Theatre verified it.
David Byrne at the Wang Theatre, October 31, 2008
| November 04, 2008
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