Top 5 live music events

In light of Noise Pop just ending, SXSW currently happening, and many other music festivals line ups being announced, here is a Top 5 list for live music events. 1. SXSW. Hands down the best. It’s variety: all types of music over a period of 5 days. They’re spread out, and you can actually see […]

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Bright Eyes @ Great American Music Hall, 3/9/07

It’s my birthday, and I’m going to see Bright Eyes for the third time. What better place to see him than the Great American Music Hall? The Conor Oberst I saw this night was a longer haired, more confident version of the one I had previously seen. Though it’s impossible to say that at the […]

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SXSW Fantasy Schedule

In order to subside my jealousy for not being able to make it to SXSW this year, I’ve put together a fantasy schedule as a therapeutic venture. This is where I’d go. It involves a lot of running around, but that’s good. Work off the Mexican food, BBQ and beer, right? Wed., March 14 Brunch […]

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27 Club

Having just turned 27 last Friday, I decided that it would be fitting to write about the infamous 27 club. The 27 club is not something that anyone wants to be a part of. Its members include some of the best musicians to ever grace our ears, who tragically died at age 27, while they […]

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Top 5 ways to learn about new music

1. Go to see bands you admire, and come early to see the openers. Usually artists are put together for a reason, and if you like the main act, there’s a chance you’ll like an opener. 2. Myspace. It can be very hit or miss. Add your favorite bands to your profile, and see who […]

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Top 5 supergroups

The 5 best bands made up of members of other successful bands, in no particular order. And yeah, it’s a pretty incestuous list. Temple of the Dog: Made up of members from Pearl Jam and Soundgarden, this one album release differs from the rest because it was created while each band was still together. The […]

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