Chan Marshall, who’s performed as Cat Power since the mid-90s (she adopted it from the name of her first band), refreshes even the most weathered motifs with her smokestack voice. While she’s amassed a formidable catalog of soulful originals, she’s most renowned for refracting other artists’ radio hits and obscure B sides through her singular […]
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Veteran singer-songwriter Susan Werner on the future queen of bluegrass
Current musical obsessions of veteran singer-songwriter Susan Werner, musician and artist Scott Montgomery, and Reader coeditor in chief Karen Hawkins
Hank Pearl of Black Pearl Photo on masked Swedish synth masters Priest
Current musical obsessions of Hank Pearl of Black Pearl Photo, Joshua Hasken of the band Fernando Doppel, and Jamie Ludwig of the Reader
Sons of the Silent Age honored David Bowie’s life and death by playing his Berlin trilogy
Saturday at Metro, actor Michael Shannon joined Sons of the Silent Age for yet another demonstration of the lasting impact of Bowie’s work.
Steve Mizek’s Argot label celebrates five years of top-shelf electronic music
Steve Mizek’s Argot label celebrates five years of top-shelf electronic music, Cole’s hosts a Halloween cover-band benefit for Mexico and Puerto Rico, and more.
The movie that made heroin fun gets a sequel for a less heroin-friendly time
T2: Trainspotting reunites the Edinburgh junkies from the beloved British black comedy.
Steppenwolf’s The Flick, BoHo Theatre’s Fugitive Songs, and 13 more new stage shows
Fifteen new reviews of stage shows including limited runs of Cabaret and the one-man show Sancho: An Act of Remembrance.
Alexander Fruchter of Closed Sessions on a musical Band-Aid in a fucked-up world
Current musical obsessions of hip-hop songwriter Kweku Collins, Alex Fruchter of Closed Sessions, and the Reader’s Kevin Warwick
Photos of the Saturday crowd at Riot Fest 2015
Crowd shots from day two of Riot Fest 2015.
Day two of Riot Fest: Bootsy Collins, alien jizz, and senior citizens kicking everyone’s asses
Riot Fest was still muddy and gross on Saturday, but the music—Drive Like Jehu, System of a Down, Rancid, the Damned—made all the slogging around worth it.
A dozen Riot Fest acts in doughnut form
You can blame Drive Like Jehu drummer Mark Trombino and his punny pastry shop for inspiring this foolishness.
Artist on Artist: Handsome Dick Manitoba of the Dictators NYC talks to Little Richie Speck of Tutu & the Pirates
Handsome Dick Manitoba of the Dictators NYC talks to Little Richie Speck of Tutu & the Pirates.
This week’s Reader Jukebox update: Hank Williams, Isaac Hayes, and other staff requests
Head over to the Reader‘s interactive jukebox to hear the latest additions.
A TV Party in a bottle: Revolution Brewing’s rye IPA
Revolution has finally bottled TV Party, a fruity rye IPA that’s part of its series of beers paying homage to the Repo Man soundtrack.
Backstage tour rider: a holiday listicle
Sometimes you just need a good Malawian orphan