Strange as it may have seemed once, former indie rock darlings Arcade Fire have settled comfortably into the role of festival and arena headliners. Their shows behind 2013’s ambitious, danceable odyssey Reflektor proved what “Wake Up” had always suggested: that the band’s anthemic ...
DAY TWO: ROBYN, ROCK, AND REINVENTION AT BOSTON CALLING
Robyn, Lizzo, Palehound, Courtney Barnett, and more reinvented themselves, but fans weren't always prepared for it.
REVIEW: WILL BUTLER AT MIDDLE EAST DOWNSTAIRS
Butler's band, a melange of standing percussionist (Antibalas’s Miles Arntzen), family keyboardist (sister-in-law Julie Shore), and backup singers, covered Policy's ten songs with precision even when guitar cords and monitors fuzzed out.
RUN FOR COVER: CHROMATICS VS. ANIKA: “IN THE CITY”
DANCING AT THE DISCOTHEQUE WITH STARS
"People who fell in love with Funeral and You Forgot It In People were having sex for the first time and getting stoned for the first time and wanting to move out of their house and realizing that life sucks -- aka growing up. We happened to be lucky enough to be there."