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TV on the Radio

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    FYF Fest 2013 Lineup Revealed!

    The lineup for FYF Fest 2013 was just announced this morning. The two-day festival features Saturday headliners My Bloody Valentine and Sunday headliners the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. TV on the Radio, Flag, Deerhunter, MGMT, Beach House, Yo La Tengo, The Breeders, Devendra Banhart, Solange, Shlohmo and Toro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    TV on the Radio - Huntington Beach Pier - 8/3/12

    See Also:*Best Coast - Huntington Beach Pier - 8/1/12 *Best of HARD Summer, Day 1 - Los Angeles State Historic Park - 8/3/12*The Jacuzzi Boys - The Queen Mary - 8/1/12When we first heard that the Brooklyn-based art rockers TV on the Radio were slated to perform at the U.S. Open of Surfing, there was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    Nick Waterhouse Comes to Long Beach to Dance in the Street

    See Also:*Retro Geek Nick Watehouse Went From Being a Punching Bag in Orange County to a Trendsetter in GQ*TV on the Radio, Grouplove and Best Coast to Play The U.S. Open of Surfing.*Fingerprints Celebrates its 20th Anniversary with a Big 'Ol Record Sale.Long Beach's Summer and Music concert series& ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2012

    When Is Shutting Down a Concert Worth the Hassle?

    See Also: *TV on the Radio, Grouplove and Best Coast to Play the U.S. Open of Surfing *Jane's Addiction and the Flaming Lips to Headline Doheny Days *Adele and Gotye Top Mid-Year Album and Single Sales. Yikes!For those of you who haven't heard, Saturday night's Bruce Springsteen show at the Hard R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2012

    TV On The Radio, Grouplove And Best Coast To Play The U.S. Open Of Surfing

    When you think of the U.S. Open of Surfing, you think about people on their boards gracing the Pacific. Though the event usually features free live music, there may not be another free concert in the area that can compare to this year's event. Presented by Converse, Hurley and Nike, the show will ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Five Really Good Recent Break-Up Songs

    ​In 1962, Neil Sedaka said everything that needs to be said about ending relationships when he sang, "breaking up is hard to do." It's simple in an "aw shucks" 1960s pop song sort of way, but the tune's direct approach has not meant the end of the break-up song. In fact, we've got some pretty dand ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    Gotye's 'Somebody That I Used to Know': The Five Best Covers

    ​You know the song: "Somebody That I Used to Know" is a powerful and bitter break-up anthem by Australian singer-songwriter Gotye. I'm not sure how to rank it compared with Adele's "Someone Like You" as a break-up ode, but I'd definitely put it in the same mix tape. Both songs are seriously up the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    L.A. Record and VICE Team for Benefit in Wake of DJ Jonathan Toubin's Freak Accident

    ​A little over a week ago, Jonathan Toubin played his Soul Clap set at L.A. club the Satellite. Two days later, the popular New York DJ was involved in an accident that reads like something out of a movie. While sleeping in his hotel in Portland, where he was due to perform, a taxi cab ramm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    The Ten Most Disappointing Albums of 2011: #5 - #1

    Stop grinning. Your album sucks. ​See also: The Ten Most Disappointing Albums of 2011: #10 - #6 5. Jane's Addiction The Great Escape Artist There was no way Perry Farrell and company were going to shock the world with another Ritual lo Habitual. That much we knew -- if for no other reason t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Cee Lo Green Talking to Strangers on Fuse

    On June 22, rapper/singer Cee Lo Green will debut his television series Talking to Strangers on Fuse TV. According to Pop & Hiss, the program will follow a standard talk-show format focused on interviews and performances à la The Johnny Cash Show. Featured guests will include Lupe Fiasco, Grace ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    TV on the Radio Bassist Gerard Smith Dies

    ​Our sister publication the Village Voice reports that TV on the Radio bassist Gerard Smith passed away this morning after a battle with lung cancer. The band's web site says, "We are very sad to announce the death of our beloved friend and bandmate, Gerard Smith, following a courageous fight ag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    The EMP Pop Conference Lands in LA: Jason Bentley Moderates Free Panel with Moby and TV on the Radio

    KCRW.comJason Bentley​According to our Beat Blvd. columnist Ned Raggett, this is the first time Experience Music Project's Pop Conference is being held in LA. "Very handy," he notes in his blog. If you're in the area tomorrow, you might want to check out KCRW's music director Jason Bentley moderat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Free Moral Agents' Ikey Owens Has Control Issues

    www.myspace.com/freemoralagents​Isaiah "Ikey" Owens--more known as the (Grammy winning) keyboardist for Mars Volta and occasional cohort of Flying Lotus, Danger Mouse, Crystal Antlers, Shuggie Otis, Sublime, Mastodon, EL-P, and Saul Williams--is a busy, busy man. But for now, he's concentrating on ... More >>

  • Music

    March 11, 2010

    OC/LBC Bands Representing at SXSW

    Local acts aim to create buzz in Austin

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    Show Announcement: Coachella 2010 Dates Confirmed

    Beth StirnamanCoachella 2009: Day Two​The 2010 Coachella Valley Arts & Music Festival will take place Friday, April 16, Saturday, April 17 and Sunday, April 18 2010 at the Empire Polo Club, Indio, Calif. Pre-sale and layaway plans go on sale today at coachella.com. Three-day passes start at $ ... More >>

  • Music

    June 11, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    TONIGHT: Little Dragon at Detroit Bar

    Sweden's Little Dragon hits Detroit Bar tonight, fresh from opening up for TV on the Radio for the last good little while. Though they reside in the faraway Scandinavian land, lead singer Yukimi Nagano's mother and grandmother both live in Costa Mesa. Wacky! $15.They've got a really neat moody, spac ... More >>

  • Music

    May 7, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    (Definitely Not) Live From Coachella: Good times, but no new finds

    Well, here we are again. Monday....ew. But for those of you who came along for the ride at Coachella 2009, the memories are probably still cycling around in your brain somewhere. Otherwise, you'd probably be getting some work done instead of trolling the internet looking for the next Albert Ching bl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2009

    Live(ish) from Coachella: Sunday Morning Coming Down

    I'm in the Motel 6, a.k.a. the COMMAND CENTER, but my WiFi expired (24 hours) so I'm iPhoning it in. Pay another $2.99? Heck no! Let's talk about Saturday for a bit, no?- TV on the Radio were real good. I saw them a few years ago and was kind of "eh" on it, though I always dug their recorded materi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2009

    (Not) Live from Coachella: The N00b Reflects

    Spencer KornhaberThe "Hand of Man" crushes autos.While Albert's still sweating it out (literally! ha!) at some polo field in the desert, my Coachella experience -- my first Coachella experience -- is over. But it was fun. Why? Top things about Saturday from a neophyte:This is a good festival. Water ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2009

    (One Day Ago) Live from Coachella: Day Two Pictures!

    Thank goodness for Beth Stirnaman. If not for her, our Coachella coverage would consist of my blah blahing and iPhone pictures of stages from the crowd, many yards away. Thankfully, she's got a bundle of great images from day two here, so you can put a face to my inspid ramblings. Remember me raving ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2009

    Live from Coachella: Blitzen Trapper, Other Stuffs

    Watching Blitzen Trapper RIGHT NOW in the Gobi tent. Rootsy rocky. Y'know. Pleasant enough. "Kinda boring," said OC Weekly''s Nate Jackson. "Not bad if I was seeing them at the Gypsy Den." Or maybe he said Gypsy Lounge? Who could say. Saturday has gotten knocked for not being up to par, but it's mor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2009

    Live from Coachella: Dr. Dog, Amanda Palmer, Henry Rollins, Shirtless D-Bags

    Sup. Broadcasting LIVE from the Corporately Sponsored AT&T Cool Down Charge Up tent. I am not really doing either at the moment, though. Philly's Dr. Dog just finished up at the Mojave tent a bit ago, and as Larry David might say, they were "pretty, pretty good." Tracks like "Worst Trip" and "Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2009

    Live from Coachella: Record Store Day!

    It's pretty cool that the official on-site record store at Coachella this year is Zia Records, from my hometown of Phoenix. It's been Virgin Megastore in years past, which is not only now out of business, but was always totally totally horrible. A copy of Private Eyes for $18.98? Sure, why ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    Last Night: TV on the Radio at Glass House

    Last Night:  TV on the Radio and Free Moral Agents at Glass HouseBetter Than: Trying to literally watch t.v. on a radio.Download: Dear Science by TVotR...as if you already haven't.    It's rare and weird to feel a sense of victory going to a concert before it even starts. But as the c ... More >>

  • Music

    April 9, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 9, 2009

    Incoming: She Wants Revenge, The Briggs Coming to the Glass House

    The Glass House in Pomona has a huge week coming up--Silversun Pickups on Sunday, Jenny Lewis on Monday, TV on the Radio on Tuesday, Conor Oberst on Wednesday and The Black Keys on Thursday--but, always looking towards the future, they've also got some shows coming up beyond that.

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2009

    OC Weekly faves land Glass House gigs

    Like any local fan, I'm always excited to see bands we've written about in the Weekly get some solid recognition elsewhere. Okay, so maybe Pomona is not too far elsewhere, but the April calendar at The Glass House has great OC/LB talent opening up for some Coachella caliber acts. The jazzy jam artis ... More >>

  • Music

    March 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 11, 2009

    Incoming: Silversun Pickups at the Glass House

    The Glass House's pre-Coachella week--already boasting Jenny Lewis, TV on the Radio, Conor Oberst and The Black Keys--has added another Coachella artist playing a pre-festival gig, LA's Silversun Pickups on Sunday, April 12. Tickets are $12.50 and go on sale this Friday, March 13 for $22.50. Silvers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    Crystal Antlers Debut Full-Length Now Available on iTunes!

    Based on the strength of their six-song EP (entitled, uh, EP), Long Beach's Crystal Antlers were signed to Chicago's Touch and Go, the same label that helped bring the world the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and TV on the Radio. So given that, you can imagine how hotly anticipated (so hot!) their first full-lengt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    So Many Awesome Pre-Coachella Shows Coming to Glass House

    Christopher VictorioFrom the Oct. 30 Jenny Lewis concert at the Orpheum in Los Angeles.They have hotels in Pomona, right? You might want to invest on one for the week of April 13, where the Glass House is taking advantage of their proximity to Indio with a stellar slate of boner-shattering acts comi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    Daily Coachella Update: Still No Lineup, but There is a Fake One

    It's getting to the point where the idea of the Coachella lineup is actually more appealing than whatever the eventual Coachella lineup will be, even if the actual lineup is really impressive. It's like Spock said, "having is not such a pleasing thing as wanting."So yeah, still no official Coachella ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2008

    Coachella, Stagecoach Dates Announced

    Goldenvoice announced today that next year’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival - the world famous annual haven of indie rock, electronic music and sweating at the Empire Polo Fields in Indio - will take place Friday, April 17, Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19. Yes, that's the third we ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 18, 2008

    California Dreaming

    Golden Animals

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2008

    San Diego Street Scene lineup announced

    The two-day lineup for this year's San Diego Street Scene was just announced today, and it doesn't look half bad, in this humble ex-music editor's opinion. Headliners include Beck, the Black Crowes, X, Tegan and Sara, Justice, plus Spoon, TV on the Radio, STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector 9), Michael Franti ... More >>

  • Features

    April 17, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 24, 2008

    Tom Waits for Scarlett Johansson

    Scarlett has Tom on her side. Scorching-hot actor Scarlett Johansson (Lost in Translation, Ghost World, Match Point) will be releasing her debut album, Anywhere I Lay My Head (I have some suggestions), May 20 on Atco/Rhino. The disc includes one original Johansson composition and 10 interpretatio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2007

    Dirty Money, Avalon, August 8, 2007

    Dirty Money's Jay Cash: Bank on his taste. I lost my Dirty Money cherry last night and am wondering why I waited so long to do so. The Wednesday weekly at Avalon gave me a much-needed dose of hot new electronic dance music that was mostly well-mixed and intelligently selected. Sure, lots of people ... More >>

  • News

    April 12, 2007

    Honoring Mother Earth

    New Moon Drum Circle

  • Music

    February 1, 2007

    Hits!

    Rhino Records

  • Music

    January 25, 2007

    Hits!

    SECONDSPIN

  • Features

    December 28, 2006

    It Was Free Cuz I Stole It

    WEB EXCLUSIVE!: The Year In Unfair Shares

  • Features

    December 28, 2006

    Independence Day

    Ten great CDs that will blow you away no matter your definition

  • Music

    September 21, 2006

    Watch With Your Ears

    TV on the Radio

  • Music

    September 21, 2006

    Hits!

    KUCI-FM 88.9

  • Music

    September 7, 2006

    Hits!

    Fingerprints

  • Music

    April 27, 2006

    Get Out!

    April 27 - May 4: the Slaughtahouse

  • Unknown

    October 13, 2005

    Keep the Kids Indoors

    Nightlife and more
    OCT. 13-20

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