Live Review: The National at the Hollywood Bowl (10/11)
There is no band that’s taken for granted like The National. You can focus on their consistency and lose track of how the five-piece ..
Cal Jam Offered Everything You’d Want From Dave Grohl
Dave Grohl is not shy with perspective. If you caught any of his rather good Sonic Highways miniseries, then you know that the ex-Nirvana ..
Outside Lands 2017 Festival Review: From Worst to Best
Years from now, I suspect it will be impossible to contextualize the 10th anniversary of Outside Lands without mentioning another number ..
Coachella 2017 Festival Review: From Worst to Best
As last year’s CoS Coachella reviewer Ben Wener noted, this year’s second weekend of Coachella will celebrate the 100th day of music ..
The Best of the Tiny Fonts in Coachella’s 2017 Lineup
Best of the Tiny Fonts is a recurring feature in which our staff handpick the must-see smaller acts at all the major festivals. Another ..
Making a Better Album Out of Bruce Springsteen’s Human Touch and Lucky Town
When Bruce Springsteen was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999, he half-jokingly thanked his father for their complex and often ..
GRRL020: Staying safe, queer, and slutty with Oakland band Spray Tan
For episode 20, all three members of the self-proclaimed super queer, super slutty Oakland band Spray Tan–Andrea, Dorsey, and Lindsay–joined ..
GRRL003: media whitewashing and the New York music scene featuring Nina Herrera Merkur of My Own Confusion
About the Episode For episode 3, Nina of the bicoastal punk band My Own Confusion joined me over Skype to talk about the perils of gentrification, ..