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WWOZ Expands with HD Station April 1, WWOZ-2

WWOZ, New Orleans best radio station–according to its multiple wins at OffBeat‘s Best of The Beat Awards–is expanding its presence by adding an HD radio station, to be called WWOZ-2. […]

Dr. John Receives Americana Music Lifetime Achievement Award

NOTES FROM NASHVILLE: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Malcolm John Rebennack Jr. showed up at the Ryman Auditorium on Tuesday night to help celebrate the greatest creation of his career as […]

New Orleans Music Community Protests Cultural Regulation with Second Line April 25

There is no doubt that awareness is spreading with lightning speed around the Crescent City about the current City administration’s methods of re-enforcing 30 – 50 year old entertainment venue […]

Pun-Rock Band, Camper Van Beethoven Shares Unreleased Track (Free Download)

CAMPER VAN BEETHOVEN SHARES UNRELEASED TRACK What would indie rock be without bands like the multi-cultural wiseasses Camper Van Beethoven?  ‘80s college rock would’ve been less fun without “Eye of […]

LIVE FROM SXSW 2013: Hurray for the Riff Raff Plays Startling Song

Tell me what a man with a rifle in his hand is gonna do for his daughter when it’s her turn to go… —Alynda Lee Segarra Hurray for the Riff […]

Tell Us What You Want

The ongoing saga of the decimation of the Times-Picayune continues. Like many others in the city, I was glued to the Facebook page “Friends of the Times-Picayune Editorial Staff”. It […]

Jazz Fest Day 4: Too Much Bliss?

A beautiful day with such good vibes that everybody, bands included, seemed a little blissed out. Do we need a little threatening weather or oppressive heat to generate some urgency? […]

Show Your Work at Jazz Fest

UPDATED Early birds, make some coffee. Tonight at midnight, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell will start taking applications from those who wish to show in […]

Bassnectar at House of Blues: Better Living Through Volume

Last night, Lorin Ashton, a.k.a. Bassnectar, made loudness an art form. Drawing from a wide range of influences, his electronica set pulsated with energy and literally shook the walls of […]

Old Man Mellencamp

Tuesday, John Mellencamp called the Internet “the most dangerous thing invented since the Atomic bomb,” and railed against its impact on music, including mp3s. He said of remastered Beatles track: […]