For its 15th year, the famously eclectic fest has booked headliners the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Run the Jewels, and the National.
Tag: Yeah Yeah Yeahs
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs return with a deluxe vinyl reissue of their acclaimed debut, Fever to Tell
Within an hour of first seeing the music video for the Yeah Yeah Yeahs single “Maps” on MTV (on MTV, I said!), I stood up, walked to my car, and drove to a record store to buy their 2003 full-length debut, Fever to Tell. I can’t remember ever having done that before or since. On […]
Kami and Kweku Collins join a young hip-hop revolution with their new releases
Kami’s Just Like the Movies and Kweku’s Grey EP partake in a movement that’s stretching the vocal language of hip-hop.
Lollapalooza: The View From the Ground
Some of the most compelling action at Lollapalooza was in the crowd.
Lollapalooza: The Sun Sets on a Muddy Day One
By the time it started to get dark in Grant Park the rain had finally given up completely after a seemingly endless series of fits and starts, and there was an almost palpable sense of relief over it as people started spreading blankets on the drying—at least so they hoped—grass and started working up the […]
Featuring Depeche Mode, Tool, Animal Collective, TV on the Radio, Lou Reed, Fleet Foxes, and more, in Grant Park this weekend
Turn the Page
A new art book, The Art of Touring, moves past the mythology of the road.
Today in alt-rock, hip-hop, and good ideas
Bleu Collar and Old Money get weird with samples from Portishead and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.
Sharing the pain
Remembering (and not being able to unremember) Jane Child’s “Don’t Want to Fall in Love”
Some things I thought were worth listening to today.