6. Simian Mobile Disco @ Mezzanine, Saturday, Dec. 1
Ever since Jas Shaw and James Ford split off from indie-pop outfit Simian circa 2006 to form Simian Mobile Disco, a cheeky sensibility has always underpinned the duo's slinky electro. On 2009's Temporary Pleasure, SMD mocked rich-kid opulence with ... More >>
One way Bruce Springsteen is becoming a lot like the American Psychological Association is how he's assumed special authority over what you and I call our bad times. The medical community does this by coming up with words like neurosis and limerence, whose lasting impact is to trivialize basic human ... More >>
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street BandTuesday, April 24, 2012HP Pavilion, San JoseBetter than: Every other crowd surfer that has ever landed on us.You know how people throw the word "epic" around these days? (Let's be honest, "epic" is the new "awesome".) Well, tonight, Bruce Springsteen is epic. ... More >>
By CRAIG HLAVATY
Bruce Springsteen's Thursday started with a keynote speech in one of the big ballrooms at the Austin Convention Center, and ended with a mythic three-hour set at ACL Live across town, in front of a few thousand people cooing "Bruce!"
The keynote and the show went hand in hand. If ... More >>
The Big Man is gone.
Clarence Clemons, who over four decades helped leave his own stamp on popular music with bombastic, soaring saxophone playing with Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band and others, died Saturday. He was 69.