Ryan Segedi’s portraits of the festival’s artists, taken with portable lights in front of a simple white backdrop in the corner of the press tent, provide a more intimate look at people we’re used to seeing under colored spotlights.
The Music Box 70mm Film Festival and more goings-on 9/14-9/16
It’s been a bad year for punks—and for everyone else who hates authoritarianism. But Riot Fest has persevered to bring us Run the Jewels, Blondie, Gary Numan, and 85 more acts.
Five films that captured the vibrant, changing pop-music scene of the 1980s.
Riot Fest got Blink-182! Cypress Hill! Blondie! The Jesus Lizard! Liz Phair! Atmosphere! Beck! Cat Power! And . . . the 82-year-old Jerry Lee Lewis?
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by local artist Steven Luros Holliday.
David Yow of Scratch Acid talks to Rob Warmowski of Sirs
When Robert Palmer wanted to be Talking Heads
Pelican’s tenth birthday, a Gary Numan Q&A, the Gories, Deerhunter, Suffocation, a Phil Spector movie, Clash sightings, and more
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Blonde Redhead, Deerhunter, the Gories, the Legendary Pink Dots, Suffocation, and more
This week’s Early Warnings include the A Frames, David Bazan, the English Beat, Gary Numan, Ra Ra Riot, Dax Riggs, Valient Thorr, and Teenage Fanclub.