Who would have thought when Modest Mouse were recording off-kilter indie rock albums like The Fruit That Ate Itself and Building Nothing out of Something, they’d eventually top the Billboard album charts.
Vegoose 2006 won't be remembered in the annuls of music history, or even for Halloween's sake, but it will be remembered for being a crazy weekend, one to mark on your calendar for 07. It's a hell of an excuse to hit Vegas every year, if it was anywhere else, chances are you'd make those early shows.
For his latest escapade to the big screen, Young hooked up with director
Jonathan Demme to capture his recent “Nashville phase” during two nights in August of 2005 at the hallowed Ryman Auditorium.
Recorded at the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney, Australia, the energetic 10-song performance showcases work featured on his last two Spearhead studio albums.
For Guster, it was a short northeast run that allowed the headliner to showcase new material from their 2006 spring Reprise album
With their latest release Howl, BRMC has made their boldest statement yet. Gone are the walls of reverb, buzzing guitars and Jesus and Mary Chain comparisons, as they’re replaced with a collection of true Americana revealing 60’s counter-culture and Johnny Cash outlaw hymns.
Kicking Television, recorded live at the Vic Theatre in Chicago, May 4-7, 2005, captures Wilco in the new Nels Cline/Pat Sansone/Mikael Jorgensen era, complete with sonic splashes, textured keyboards and disgruntled guitars to accompany Jeff Tweedy
You can blame The Arcade for Montreal suddenly losing the biggest secret in rock title. And you can blame The Arcade Fire for bringing art rockers Wolf Parade out on tour and transforming them into the North Country