Stephen Sondheim, Broadway composer & lyricist, dead at 91
One of the most influential composers and lyricists in Broadway, Sondheim's credits include ‘West Side Story,‘ ‘Sweeney Todd,‘ ‘Sunday in the Park with George‘ and more.
Indie Basement (11/26): the week in classic indie, college rock, and more
This week in Indie Basement: Julie Doiron, The KVB, The Soundcarriers, a Jarvis Cocker remix album and a C86 sequel that looks at 1991.
Listen to Jonny Greenwood’s ‘Licorice Pizza’ theme
Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood has had a very busy November, scored three films released this month. The last of those, Paul Thomas Anderson's 1970s coming-of-age film Licorice Pizza, starring Alana Haim, is out today.
The Soundcarriers announce first album in 8 years, share “Waves”
UK group The Soundcarriers formed in Nottingham in the late 2000s with a sound that pulled from '60s French pop, Italian soundtracks, baroque psych, Brazilian pop, and other groovy subgenres...
LCD Soundsystem played “Beat Connection” for the 1st time 16 years at Night 2 of BK Steel run (video, setlist)
Night 2 of LCD's Brooklyn Steel residency also got "Losing My Edge," "Yr City's a Sucker" and "Get Innocuous!"
Madi Diaz tells us about her Top 10 Recipes of 2021
As to what else Madi‘s got cooking, she'll be on tour with Waxahatchee in 2021, supporting this year‘s ‘History of a Feeling.‘
La Roux channels Gang of Four, destroys a microwave in “Damaged Goods” video
Elly Jackson tips a hat to Gang of Four‘s “He'd Send in the Army“ live performances in the video for La Roux‘s cover of “Damaged Goods.“
Martin Carr (ex Boo Radleys) releasing new single “Flames”: watch the video
“Flames“ is the first taste of former Boo Radleys guitarist/songwriter Martin Carr‘s new album. He‘ll also be on tour with The Charlatans in the UK starting November 25.
Julie Doiron tells us about the inspirations behind her new LP (stream “Thought of You”)
Julie Doiron (Eric's Trip, Mount Eerie) will release ‘I Thought of You,‘ her first solo album in nine years, this week.
LCD Soundsystem began Brooklyn Steel residency (review, pics, setlist, video)
LCD's first show in three years featured lots of favorites, a few deep cuts that hadn't been played in a decade, and cover of songs by Spacemen 3 and Joy Division.