Album Reviews


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Live at Lollapalooza ’09: Day 2

With weather reports predicting high temperatures of up to 95 degrees, day two of Lollapalooza wasn’t exactly going to be a walk in the park, either. Well, in some respects it was, but you get the idea. By high noon, mile-long lines had already gathered at every beverage stand, and hundreds of bikini-clad girls flashed around their fresh and fashionable sunburns. Neither shade nor sunscreen made a difference — even the Ice Cream Man couldn’t save the day!

on August 09, 2009, 4:20am
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Mercury Prize 2009 nominations announced…

The Mercury Prize is an annual award for the “best British album,” and unlike the Teen Choice Awards where surfboards are given as trophies, winning it is actually a pretty big deal. So is the fact that £20,000 is given …

on July 21, 2009, 12:08pm
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Glasvegas shimmers at Webster Hall (3/30)

Glasvegas: the name looks good on a marquee. I immediately think, “Vegas, baby, Vegas!” and then, This is going to be fun. Three nights ago at Webster Hall, a dreary Monday felt like a Saturday as Glasvegas unleashed …

on April 02, 2009, 10:45am
Album Review: Glasvegas – Glasvegas

The name says it all: Glasvegas. It’s either a pun on the word “Glaswegian”- used to describe things that come from Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland-or a reference to an Irish-language TV talent show called Glas Vegas. …

on January 05, 2009, 10:00am