The 2018 edition of Basilica Soundscape happens September 14-16 and includes sets from Grouper, Lightning Bolt, Haxan Cloak in collaboration with Nick Zinner, Efrim Menuck of Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Wax Idols and more.
Thursday began their run of full-album shows which sees them doing two nights in each city, with Full Collapse in full on night one and War All The Time in full on night two. The San Francisco shows had surprise openers Jonah Matranga and Wax Idols, who both sang with Thursday during their sets.
Few bands of the last 40 years have been as influential to indie rock, punk and alternative as The Fall, so it is not surprise to see the outpouring of tributes following the very sad death of main man Mark E. Smith...
Following her unexpected death at the age of 46, tributes to The Cranberries' singer have been coming in from fellow musicians, including Ted Leo, Amanda Palmer, Land of Talk, Michelle Branch, Nicole Atkins, Frank Turner, Holly Miranda, Wavves, Questlove, PAWS, Liz Phair, Duran Duran, and more.