Empire of the Sun Warehouse Live, September 20 If you enjoy your woozy, MGMT-style electro-pop with the costume design of a Spielberg epic, Empire of the Sun is ready for their close-up. The Australian duo of Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore -- who hail from the Western outpost of Perth, sometimes c ... More >>
Terry Allen McGonigel's Mucky Duck, January 19 It doesn't take long to notice that country-folk musicians from Lubbock are a little different. Whether it's all that flat surrounding them, the supposed UFO visits, or something else, they always seem a little more metaphysical than their peers. With ... More >>
Above: K. Phillips and the Concho Pearls doing NSFW "Rambler" Most people won't have heard of K. Phillips, but his new album American Girls is getting some serious critical raves. Checking the list of personnel on the album -- Rick Richards on drums, Bukka Allen on keys, Jimmy Pettit on bass, Kevin ... More >>
Cross Canadian Ragweed's Red Dirt vibe officially flatlined on October, 24, 2010 when the band played their last gig at Joe's Sports Bar in Chicago. And even though that was a well-publicized fact, a lot of diehard CCR fans were still going to Cody Canada and the Departed concerts screaming out requ ... More >>
Ray Wylie Hubbard's new album gets low-down with hookers, tornadoes and religion.
Lonesome Onry and Mean's second early pick for our 2010 best-of list is Ray Wylie Hubbard's A. Enlightenment, B. Endarkenment, (Hint) There Is No C, set to drop this coming Tuesday. Ever since he started working with producer/guitarist Gurf Morlix four records ago, Hubbard has gotten further and ... More >>