Not an actual photo of any of the children subjected to WU LYF for this article.The year is drawing to a close, which means it's time for us music writers to puff out our chests -- those chests emblazoned with big red "C's" for "critic" -- and be extra insular, bombastic, and pissy. In our ye ... More >>
Looks like those of you looking forward to the local stop of Swedish indie-pop band Peter, Bjorn and John's food-themed All You Can Eat Tour will be going hungry: Earlier today, the group canceled all three of its scheduled Bay Area shows this weekend.
Depeche Mode announced that they have to cancel tonight's concert at Shoreline after doctors told front man Dave Gahan that he's gotta, ahem, enjoy the silence for a couple days. The singer can't go on belting them out night after night like he used to, and has been put on strict 48 hour rest. Fo ... More >>
Remember those Swedes who liked to whistle? Well they're back and now they like to clap. Peter Bjorn and John are attempting to counter the notion that they're one-hit wonders with a new single called "Nothing to Worry About," a song that is kinda nice to hear during this recession/everyone you know ... More >>
Coachella has the 2009 music festival advantage by being one of the first outta the gate to announce its gigantic lineup. Although standing in the desert sun with billions of music fans doesn't sound like my kinda weekend, I'm nonetheless very impressed with the scope of the performers at this year' ... More >>
The Last Tycoon(Wichita/Quarterstick)
Those ubiquitous Swedes PB&J