Yep, we love exploring concert movies that capture the essence of the live music experience. And we’re excited to share the news that LCD Soundsystem‘s Shut Up and Play the Hits will be arriving in theaters this summer. James Murphy and company wanted to go out in the spirit of the Last Waltz. And […]
As we mentioned before Weezer is scheduled to play the Blue Album in its entirety as part of Riot Fest tonight. And it saddens us to report that former Weezer bassist Mikey Welsh, who planned to attend the show, died yesterday at a hotel in Chicago. According to the Chicago Tribune: Welsh, 40, was found […]
When I read the news that DJ Mehdi had died this week from a tragic fall from a rooftop at his home in Paris, I immediately thought back to when we saw him perform alongside DJ A-Trak at the Empty Bottle in 2007. And what I remember the most about that show was […]
Over the last ten years, I’ve heard many personal stories about what my friends and family felt during and after the tragic events of 9/11. And today, in one way or another, you’ll probably be sharing stories of where you were and what you felt when you heard the unbelievable and shocking news that the […]
Each year of live music has its special moments. Its peaks and valleys. Its surprises and disappointments. And while I gathered my thoughts for this special Thanksgiving Day post, I took a look back at 2010 and realized that when it comes to live music, I have a lot to be thankful for.
On Monday, we shared the sad news about the death of indie-rapper Micheal “Eyedea” Larsen, of Eyedea and Abilities. And tonight, and this week, the indie-rap community and fans will gather to celebrate his life and mourn his passing.
Ra Ra Riot has come a long way since I first saw them perform in 2007 at moe.down festival near their home in upstate New York. During their recent show at Metro in Chicago earlier this month, I had the chance to see how they’ve grown, get glimpse of their future and wonder what emotions […]
Sad news about the death of indie-rapper Micheal “Eyedea” Larsen, of Eyedea and Abilities, was announced yesterday. So let’s pay tribute as fans mourn his passing and celebrate his life and rhymes.
That video above is evidence that something eternal happened last night at the Saul Williams show. It was a case of my brain processing one thing while my heart processed another. During what I believe was the song “A Penny for a Thought” I misunderstood the lyrics in a way that surprisingly served my soul and comforted […]
Two things have been brewing in my mind lately. 1) The Community of Cathartic Mourning and 2) Building Relationships in Live Music The Community of Cathartic Mourning A good friend of my wife and I shared this Bonnie Raitt Star Tribune review with me a few weeks ago (the video above is one she excitedly posted on Facebook before […]