Jun 08, 2018 Live Web Exclusive

For a guy who once said, "The god of darkness has ordained that I shall not laugh," Moses Sumney is pretty damn funny. "Sorry I was late. I'm from L.A.," he quips to raucous laughter from his audience, two songs into a set that should have started late on a Sunday night but instead began on a Monday morning.  More

Jun 01, 2018 Live Web Exclusive

Sometimes you have to take what you can get, and when it comes to music festivals, you can never get it all. With too many acts spread across too many stages, there simply aren't enough hours in the day. More

May 25, 2018 Live Web Exclusive

When musicians sit on the cusp of breaking out, there's a sweet spot lasting only a moment. The collected songs are strong enough to draw larger audiences, and each performance is an electrifying experience, but the world has yet to catch up. More

May 22, 2018 Live Web Exclusive

As far as planning an evening of contrasts goes, you couldn't do much better than putting Calexico and Ryley Walker on the bill together. The former comes with nine albums and more than 20 years of raucous, high-tempo history, the latter is a man and his guitar. More

May 15, 2018 Live Web Exclusive

As The Crow Flies found Chris Robinson revisiting his Black Crowes catalog to thrilling effect in Philadelphia. More

May 11, 2018 Live Web Exclusive

"People try to tell you that the Internet is bad," Josiah Wise, the tattooed, septum-pierced man behind serpentwithfeet, tells his audience. "But they're wrong." More

May 09, 2018 Live Web Exclusive

On a bustling night in Philadelphia, Jess Williamson brought love to Johnny Brenda's. More

May 08, 2018 Live Web Exclusive

When Green Twins came out last year, reviews spent as much time labeling Nick Hakim's debut as they did discussing the music. Let's have a go then: Hakim channels old school soul through modern psychedelically tinged elegiac folk, creating a feeling smooth on the surface and disconcerting underneath. More

May 01, 2018 Live Web Exclusive

The phrase "bisexual lighting" has been floating around a lot lately. A page devoted to it on Know Your Memebecause apparently, even lighting can be a meme nowdescribes it as "neon lighting with high emphasis on pinks, purples, and blues."  More