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Edward Sharpe and the Words of the Homeless

Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros are a 10-piece folk-rock band from Los Angeles that have garnered mainstream and critical attention with the release of their debut album Up from […]

YouTube du Jour: Preservation Hall Jazz Band

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXSrumZeAqU[/youtube] Clint Maedgen of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band assembled this photo and video montage of the Hall band on the road.

Warehouse Fest 2010 Saturday

After writing the song “As the River Cries” for the BP Oil Spill benefit album Give to the Gulf, Volume 2, Coleman Jernigan decided that he wanted to use music […]

YouTube du Jour: The Vaselines

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqB2bkYq3Ow&feature=related[/youtube] Glasgow’s The Vaselines formed in the mid-1980s but broke up before America discovered them, courtesy of Kurt Cobain. He was a fan and at his urging, Sub Pop Records […]

Wandering Winnipeg: Interview with Portugal. The Man’s John Baldwin Gourley

Wasilla, Alaska-hailing, Portland, Oregon-based experimental rock band Portugal. The Man is one of the most prolific touring and recording groups on the road today. Since 2006, the quartet has put […]

NOJO Throws a Party at Tulane

Glen David Andrews is set to perform at the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra’s 4th annual “Porch Party” concert. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take […]

YouTube du Jour: Matt and Kim

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Yg-CgIwaHs[/youtube] Brooklyn indie dance-rock duo Matt and Kim have been on tour with New Orleans’ Big Freedia opening. The tour plays House of Blues tonight. Here’s Matt and Kim with […]

Local Natives Discover the Value of Change

Success has come quickly to the Los Angeles-based indie rock band the Local Natives, but not as quickly as it may seem at first glance. Although the band released its […]

Soul Great Solomon Burke Passes Away Sunday

Updated: We’re saddened to hear of Solomon Burke’s passing. He died yesterday in the Netherlands of natural causes at age 70, and left behind 21 children, 90 grandchildren, and a […]

YouTube du Jour: Susan Cowsill

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xva13taqpJY[/youtube] On Lighthouse, Susan Cowsill cut “River of Love,” a song written and recorded by her brother, the late Barry Cowsill. This home movies-and-stills video made to accompany the song […]