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07.14.2013 | | Posted at 08:47 AM
By David Luhrssen
  The stage was crowded last October when acclaimed musicians by the dozen crowded the rostrum at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The concert honored The Band's drummer, Levon Helm, who had died recently from cancer, and raised money to sustain Helm's Woodstock, New York music series, the Midnight Rambles. Love for Levon (out in an elaborate DVD-CD set, among other c...
Monday, April 22, 2013

April 19, 2013

Solo albums can be frustrating. With no one else around to reel back a frontman's excesses, these efforts often lack self-restraint and delve headfirst through an artist's personal eclecticism. These dubious records ultimately
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012
 2009 proved to be a big year for psychedelic chamber-pop darlings Dr. Dog. That summer, the band stepped out of their comfort zone and into the relative big leagues, leaving their hometown label Park the Van Records...
08.13.2012 | | Posted at 11:20 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Some concertgoers had expected a bigger turnout for Saturday's My Morning Jacket/Band of Horses show at the BMO Harris Pavilion, but compared to recent concerts at the venue, the roughly half-capacity audience was downright impressive. Last month Counting Crows played to a disconcertingly small crowd at the Pavilion; a last-minute $5 ticket fire sale did little to juice attendance. Tickets weren't...
Friday, June 17, 2011

June 16, 2011

Many bands earn praise as must-see live acts through prolific touring and lengthy, improvised sets—add a couple psychedelic guitar freak-outs here, a few 10-minute songs there and throw in some long hair for good measure, and that'll have peopl...
Thursday, June 16, 2011

My Morning Jacket, Summer Soulstice and Demetri Martin

My Morning Jacket has evolved rapidly since the psychedelic Southern rock of their early albums, pushing themselves in more grandiose, experimental directions for 2005's tight, masterful Z and 2008's all-over-the-place Evil Urges, an album that divided critics but certainly didn't slow their rise...
06.12.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
It looks like that long-rumored Conor Oberst/Jim Jones/M. Ward collaboration is actually going to happen: Monsters of Folk�wow what a name�will release their debut album on Sept. 22, according to a press release sent out this morning that promises this album will bring peace on earth: Monsters of Folk began as folklore of sorts, when James, Obert, Ward and [Mike] Mogis did their first run...
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008

Oct. 3, 2008

   To many indie rock purists, My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James has committed a most grievous sin: He has infected the scene with a sort of jam-band aesthetic. And, based upon their recent sold-out show at the Riverside Theater, such cr...

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