Current musical obsessions of Retirement Party front woman Avery Springer, Better Yet podcast host Tim Crisp, and Reader writer Leor Galil
Nine Reader writers tackle 16 albums, including the Dismemberment Plan, Omar Souleyman, and more.
Riot Fest’s nostalgia party ended with lots of rain and a ripping Replacements set, but the weekend had its forward-looking moments too.
Take a peek at some of our thoughts on the bill, see how Gossip Wolf’s predictions panned out, and dig through old Reader features and write-ups on some of the bands.
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is “The Dismemberment Plan Gets Rich,” from the dancy postpunks in the Dismemberment Plan.
Dismemberment Plan gossip, “celebrity” sightings, and everything else you missed backstage. Plus: ESS reboots its residency program and launches a summer concert series
The metal quintet provided a breath of fresh air to a day that was a little too miserably hot and a little too heavy on the indie rock.
The Pitchfork Music Festival releases its lineup teaser. Tickets go on sale today at noon.
Superchunk, TV on the Radio among Pitchfork possibilities. Plus: Ruby Hornet gets into the record biz, Dawnbringer’s first show in 13 years, and more
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Chicago Symphony Orchestra featuring Leif Ove Andsnes, Beans, Dismemberment Plan, Motorhead and more.
This week’s Early Warnings include Califone, the Chicago Bluegrass & Blues Festival, the Dismemberment Plan, Nitzer Ebb, Raekwon, the Roots, Mavis Staples, and Tricky.
Also: Wax Trax the book, Dismemberment Plan’s first 12-inch, new music from Psalm One, Tim Kinsella eats food, and more
DISMEMBERMENT PLAN This postpunk band from Washington, D.C., has snatched a creative victory from the jaws of commercial defeat. After two full-length CDs on DeSoto Records, the independent label run by ex-Jawbox bassist Kim Coletta, the Dismemberment Plan signed with Interscope, the home of No Doubt, Primus, Smash Mouth, Limp Bizkit, and Nine Inch Nails. […]