Music criticism is as much an affliction as an occupation -- especially these days, it's far more reliable as a sickness than a paycheck. Things Music Critics Hate is an occasional series that will attempt to diagnose and explain the broadly shared beliefs and biases that shape the landscape of musi ... More >>
Foster the People: Not bad. But also not that good.
Music criticism is as much an affliction as an occupation -- especially these days, it's far more reliable as a sickness than a paycheck. Things Music Critics Hate is an occasional series that will attempt to diagnose and explain the broadly ... More >>
From left, J Sider of RootMusic, Jack Conte of Pomplamoose, Lincoln Parish of Cage the Elephant, and cellist Zoe Keating
After spending all day at the S.F. MusicTech Summit, I'm sitting at my laptop, listening to an MP3 -- and not posting about it on any of a handful of social networks.
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The world's foremost connoisseurs of beverage ice.
We can honestly say that, until a few moments ago, we never gave any thought to the shape of the ice cubes in our drinks, much less the company that made the machine that created them. The peak of our lifetime's worth of ice-related contempla ... More >>
Linkin Park, coming soon to a Shoreline near you.If you're one of those for whom it just ain't summer before a big-time rock radio bash, listen up: Live 105 yesterday announced the lineup for its annual BFD concert, which goes down Sunday, June 5, at Shoreline. Your headliners: Multiplatinum rock ... More >>
photo by Stacy Schwartz for City Pages Courtney Love fills the Hole once moreLive 105 just announced its 2010 lineup for its big summer fest, BFD, and the band on the bill most folks will be talking about--for better or for worse--is Hole. Yup, Courtney Love and Co. will be one of the headliners ... More >>