It was shocking enough when Van Halen announced live dates with David Lee Roth this year. But the group's choice of pop-funk favorites Kool and the Gang as opening act only raised more eyebrows. Maybe it isn't that strange, though: When we saw the two bands together earlier this year at Madison Squ ... More >>
David Bornfriend When music director Alexandra Patsavas picks an indie band for The O.C., Gossip Girl or most recently, the Twilight soundtrack, a rise in its fame is practically guaranteed. When she listed San Francisco's Magic Bullets as one of her favorite bands and featured its music on Goss ... More >>
The Virgins Popscene/ 330 Ritch Street December 18, 2008 Better Than: Your first time. Maybe. Review by Tamara Rosado Photos by Tamara Rosado and Scott Vallor Provocative name--check. Ironic, 80's-style videos featuring writhing models that look as though they've stepped out of an American ... More >>
Rush Hour 3 director Brett Ratner has been called a fauxteur, a womanizer and, worse, over budget. Why you should take him seriously anyway.
Rhett Miller feeds multiple musical beasts from one well of inspiration