Monday, May 6This Time With FEELINGDetroit BarFor being a "four-piece fridge rock band" This Time With Feeling sure know how to heat up a dance floor at an indie rock show. Embracing sharp pop structures, full bodied rhythm, and Ali Coyle's vocals seething with attitude, the punchy four-piece ... More >>
Prior to parking my car on Day 2 of the NAMM convention (which incidentally was my first time ever), I'd already pumped myself up for a day full of musical exploration in this temporary gearhead paradise. But after scanning the parking lot on a rainy afternoon on my way into the Anaheim Convention ... More >>
What do Sheila E., Prince and Wendy & Lisa all have in common? Aside from working together as Prince & the Revolution and playing "When Doves Cry" more times than anyone but cover band Purple Reign, all of their fathers are jazz musicians. The only active jazz dad of that group, Pete Escoved ... More >>
So, we come to it: the end of all things. Four days of madness, Doritos, Skrillex and finally, St. Patrick's Day. Before we bid SXSW 2012 farewell, allow us to share our favorite moments from SXSW day four. Later, we'll let you know which shows weren't so hot. Find our favorites below, and if there ... More >>
UPDATED, May 5, 2011, 5 p.m.:A tweet from Jawn Murray, asking us to refer to his timeline says
Prince did part ways with Live Nation! "Rep says split was amicable. 'He & the president remain friends & will do future biz.'
He ... More >>
www.sheilae.comSheila Escovedo, better known as Sheila E., didn't really need Prince to discover her: Her dad is Latin jazz legend and
timbalero Pete Escovedo, and she'd toured with Natalie Cole, Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder, among others, before Prince took her under his wing in 1983 and pushed ... More >>
Prince finished his first four dates of his "Welcome 2 America Live: 21-Nite Stand" series of concerts at the Forum without exactly letting people know when the next shows were going to be.
A few days ago, he announced that the upcoming concerts are set for today, tomorrow and Saturday, still in ... More >>
What's better than three nights of Prince in LA? FOUR days of Prince in LA! Saturday, April 23, has been added to the previously announced dates (tonight, April 21 and 22) of his Welcome 2 America Live "21 Nite Stand" concert residency at the Forum. The statement said additional dates will be ann ... More >>
Three nights of Prince. Sure we live in a world where Republicans can threaten to shut down the government because they don't want to fund Planned Parenthood, a world where Charlie Sheen sells out theaters with his "winning" rampages and truly bad songs get a shitload of press via the Internet.Bu ... More >>
Don't know what to do this weekend? Heard Mentality's got you covered.RumpspringaTonight, Rumspringa appears with Mississippi Man at Alex's Bar in Long Beach. The LA-based band has been dealing with the obvious question about their name almost from the day they started (it's coming-of-age p ... More >>
The Hype: With a voice that appears to have time traveled directly from sixties-era soul, Jamie Lidell continues to amaze listeners with the idea that the voice they're hearing is coming out of a white Brit in his mid-thirties. In support of his upcoming new album, Compass (out May 18th), Lide ... More >>
Recovering from yesterday’s illness forced me to miss 120 Days, MGMT, Little Brother and Boys Noize. Bah.
But I arrived in time to see some Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks. Their loose rock jams slash sea shanties were adorned with much proggy filigree. It was nice big-sky music for a big-sky setting ... More >>