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36 items by Kyle Anderson

  • Duffy Burns Through the Blues During Lollapalooza Afternoon

    Duffy Burns Through the Blues During Lollapalooza Afternoon | ARTICLE

    The heat was definitely getting to Duffy. Midway through the Welsh songstress' Friday afternoon set at Lollapalooza, she had to dab her melting makeup with a towel. "I'm not used to this heat, Chicago," she said. But...

    August 1, 2008 11:00 PM ET
  • Pandora Radio Leads The Best New Music-Related iPhone Apps

    Pandora Radio Leads The Best New Music-Related iPhone Apps | ARTICLE

    Today is a big day for fans of tiny gadgets that do big things, as Apple rolls out the new, speedier iPhone 3G. But perhaps the bigger news is the host of applications available in the new...

    July 11, 2008 12:46 PM ET
  • The Black Parade is Dead

    The Black Parade is Dead | ALBUM REVIEW

    My Chemical Romance's The Black Parade was a rich concept album full ofcomplicated arrangements and string-section accents — material that doesn't translate easily on the band's new live set. Recorded last year during tourstops in Mexico City...

    July 1, 2008 12:00 AM ET
  • Sigur Ros' Gorgeous Noise Brings Audience to Tears in NYC

    Sigur Ros' Gorgeous Noise Brings Audience to Tears in NYC | ARTICLE

    A mist hung in the air in the Manhattan Center's Grand Ballroom before Sigur Ros took the stage for the first of three New York shows this week. It wasn't your average smoke machine fog — the...

    June 17, 2008 12:07 PM ET
  • Mudhoney's Mark Arm: "We Were Just Flailing"

    Mudhoney's Mark Arm: "We Were Just Flailing" | ARTICLE

    Mudhoney frontman Mark Arm sometimes falls off the radar, but recently he's been a flurry of activity. This week saw the release of not only his band's excellent new album The Lucky Ones but also a twentieth...

    May 23, 2008 2:13 PM ET
  • Bun B: "I Will Be Mourning For a Long Time"

    Bun B: "I Will Be Mourning For a Long Time" | ARTICLE

    Houston rapper Bun B (born Bernard Freeman) had a rather tumultuous 2007. He saw the latest album by his group UGK debut at the top of the Billboard albums chart only to have his longtime partner Pimp...

    May 21, 2008 1:13 PM ET
  • Q&A: Anthony Kiedis on New American Music Festival, Chili Peppers

    Q&A: Anthony Kiedis on New American Music Festival, Chili Peppers | ARTICLE

    Anthony Kiedis is keeping busy without his Red Hot Chili Peppers ("We're disbanded for the moment," he tells Rolling Stone – for more on the band's year-long break, keep reading). The California dad recently pulled together

    May 19, 2008 12:35 PM ET
  • "Discipline"

    "Discipline" | SONG REVIEW

    Trent Reznor's emancipation from his label has not only made him more prolific but also helped him recapture The Downward Spiral's balance of melody and darkness. This latest stealth release is a classic NIN jam,...

    May 15, 2008 3:40 PM ET
  • Liz Phair: Fifteen Years in "Guyville"

    Liz Phair: Fifteen Years in "Guyville" | ARTICLE

    Fifteen years ago, Liz Phair turned the indie rock world inside out with Exile in Guyville, her abrasive, aggressive and accomplished debut. Having survived many bumps along the road, including major label woes and harsh critical backlashes,...

    May 5, 2008 9:54 AM ET
  • "Wetlands Preserved" Celebrates Music, Activism, Stoned Rock Stars

    "Wetlands Preserved" Celebrates Music, Activism, Stoned Rock Stars | ARTICLE

    Between its birth in 1989 and its closing in 2001, a tiny downtown club called Wetlands served as a vital meeting point for music and activism in New York City. Today marks the DVD release of Wetlands...

    April 22, 2008 12:46 PM ET
  • "Guitar Hero: Aerosmith": First Look at Songs, Venues, Details

    "Guitar Hero: Aerosmith": First Look at Songs, Venues, Details | ARTICLE

    Joe Perry is absolutely killing it. He burns his way through "Draw the Line" as Steven Tyler dances fluidly next to him. Suddenly, his guitar catches fire, but rather than try to put him out, the crowd...

    April 15, 2008 2:38 PM ET
  • Billy Bragg: "We Need Artists To Organize"

    Billy Bragg: "We Need Artists To Organize" | ARTICLE

    How did you get hooked up with Body of War? I've done some shows in Australia with Tom, and I should imagine that it was that way around when they found out I was coming, I'm sure...

    March 28, 2008 12:43 PM ET
  • Album Preview: Snoop Goes Back to Everybody Else's Old School on "Ego Trippin' "

    Album Preview: Snoop Goes Back to Everybody Else's Old School on "Ego Trippin' " | ARTICLE

    For anyone longing for the days when low-fi Soul Train space funk ruled the airwaves, Snoop Dogg's "Sensual Seduction" provided a welcome salve. While Snoop's ninth album Ego Trippin' isn't a solid hour of vocoder-aided...

    February 4, 2008 11:42 AM ET
  • Breaking Artist: The Shackeltons

    Breaking Artist: The Shackeltons | ARTICLE

    Who: Five twitchy post-punk (pink) flag-bearers from sleepy Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Sounds Like: The Shackeltons provide a stout combination of clean, straight-lined production and cacophonous bursts of sound on their self-titled debut. Their blasts of angst, which are equal...

    January 30, 2008 6:19 PM ET
  • Smashing Pumpkins Form a Tag Team With Indie Wrestling Promotion

    Smashing Pumpkins Form a Tag Team With Indie Wrestling Promotion | ARTICLE

    Billy Corgan has decided to take the "smashing" part of his band's name quite literally: he has loaned the song "Doomsday Clock" to a pay-per-view event called...

    January 17, 2008 5:36 PM ET
  • Foo Fighters Promise "Big Noise" and "Biggest Songs" on Tour With Jimmy Eat World, Against Me!

    Foo Fighters Promise "Big Noise" and "Biggest Songs" on Tour With Jimmy Eat World, Against Me! | ARTICLE

    When Foo Fighters take the stage at the Bank Atlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida, tomorrow night to kick off their latest trek across North America, they will be embracing their inner stadium rockers to the max. "We're...

    January 15, 2008 11:50 AM ET
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