Category Archives: News

Attention all rudeboys: Ted Leo announces Hearts of Oak 15th anniversary tour

This past September saw Ted Leo deliver The Hanged Man, the indie rocker’s first album to be released under his own name. His upcoming tour, however, will be devoted to one he put out a decade and a half alongside The Pharmacists. On May 31st, Leo will kick off a short jaunt celebrating the 15th anniversary of

David Byrne Kicks Off Daring 'American Utopia' Tour: Video, Set List

David Byrne began his new tour in support of American Utopia last night at Red Bank, N.J. The album, his first in 14 years, arrives on March 9. You can see the full set list below. Byrne performed 18 songs, then added three more over two encores. He drew seven of the tracks from his

Live Review: Lucy Dacus Debuts Historian at Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg (3/2)

Setting the Stage: Friday saw Lucy Dacus release her sophomore album, Historian. The Richmond, Virginia, native faced a manner of pressure that’s become familiar for burgeoning singer-songwriters: After putting out a buzz-worthy bedroom debut (2016’s No Burden), the artist must prove they’re no fluke by delivering an impressive follow-up from within the constructs of the

The Cranberries’ Stunning Debut Does More Than Just Linger 25 Years Later

The death of Cranberries lead singer Dolores O’Riordan on January 15, 2018, plunged Ireland into a state of national mourning. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar called O’Riordan “the voice of a generation,” radio stations across the country organized a simultaneous broadcast of the band’s 1996 hit “When You’re Gone” in lieu of a moment of silence, and

Film Review: Bruce Willis is a “Good Guy With A Gun” in Eli Roth’s Tone-Deaf Death Wish Remake

Death Wish is the last movie we need right now. Eli Roth‘s remake of the 1974 original is just as tasteless and tone-deaf as its exploitative trailer promised, with Bruce Willis‘ doctor-turned-vigilante Paul Kersey doling out gunpowdered justice against the milieu of Chicago’s real-life gun violence epidemic after his wife is killed during a home

Phoenix covers Whitney’s “No Woman” for triple j’s Like a Version: Watch

After aggressively touring North America in support of last year’s Ti Amo, Phoenix are currently making their way through Europe, Asia, and Oceania. Amidst a trio of dates in Australia this past week, the French outfit swung by triple j radio to contribute a cut to the station’s popular Like a Version series, which has pretty

Liam Gallagher blames Noel’s wife for preventing Oasis reunion, calls her a “witch”

Just a week after Liam Gallagher reminded us he’s not entirely bilious during an interview with some adorable kids, he’s back on Twitter with more invective. This time, it’s directed at his brother Noel‘s wife, publicist Sara MacDonald, who he accuses of preventing an Oasis reunion tour. “Think it’s time to address the witch,” Liam