Sometimes gigantic new bands emerge when you least expect it. That could happen due to timing or even to the stars aligning. Either way you look at it, when a new band explodes and comes from nowhere, you have no choice but to take a look at what they’ve done and see why it works.
If you’re not one of the lucky ones going to Coachella, fear not, for Record Store Day 2012 is here. (Now that I think about it, even if you will be in the desert this weekend there’ll be a tent there, too. We just can’t win…) If you aren’t familiar with Record Store Day, it’s
The boys of fun.–lead singer/songwriter Nate Ruess, Jack Antonoff, and Andrew Dost–are back with their second studio album, Some Nights, which drops today. As a long time Nate Ruess fan, from his Format days, I feel qualified and obligated to review this record. People who are just beginning to listen to fun. might be
The first single from fun. from their upcoming album (not yet titled, due out next year) is officially here, and it’s pretty freaking cool. “We Are Young” features Janelle Monae ___. Download it here, listen below, or watch the video above. As for the music video…weird. In a nutshell (spoiler alert), a half-Asian Natalie Portman
fun. At the strange hour of 6:30 pm, I headed over to The Wiltern in Los Angeles to see Funeral Party and Fun. open up for Panic! At the Disco. It was still light outside, and this confused me. Then I got to the venue and saw hoards of black-clad teens with unnaturally died hair
You voted, and the votes are tallied. Here’s the list of the Top Ten Best Live Shows of 2010! #10: TREASURE ISLAND MUSIC FESTIVAL / SASQUATCH!– TIE When Kelly Montgomery hit Sasquatch! this year, she returned with terrific photos and a great round-up of the acts she managed to squeeze in. Here’s how she kicked
Picked By: Cervante Pope Who: Sufjan Stevens Where: Paramount Theatre in Oakland, Ca When: Tuesday, October 26th at 8 p.m. Cost: $35 Age Restrictions: All Ages