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FOOD REVIEW: ROSE. RABBIT. LIE.

Jan 29, 2014 3:41pm

You have probably seen the billboards, the blogger posts, the banner ads, the news spots, and maybe even the TV commercials (apparently people still watch TV?). Even a faux demonstration of grammarians protesting the gross...

PIZZA MAKING ART

Jan 08, 2014 2:19pm

CLICKING ARTISTICALLY

Jan 29, 2014 2:57pm
Van Halen. Guns ‘n’ Roses. Oasis. Some of history’s most notable rock bands have been filled to the...
<p>Local band The Peccadillos will perform Friday at the Double Down Saloon as part of a two-night celebration of the second anniversary of SquidHat Records, a Las Vegas-based music label.</p>

SQUIDHAT TURNS 2

Jan 22, 2014 10:09am
SquidHat Records, the Las Vegas-based record label with 10 punk and indie bands on its...
<p>Joan Jett duckwalking during her show Saturday at the Eastside Cannery on Boulder Highway. The veteran rocker played through a set that included old hits and selections from her new recordings.</p>

WALKING THE POP/PUNK MUSIC LINE

Jan 22, 2014 10:08am
Many people, casual listeners, will immediately recognize her signature song, asking for...
Courtesy Steve/Eastside Cannery

JOAN JETT KEEPS ROCKING

Jan 20, 2014 1:18pm
Many people, casual listeners, will immediately recognize her signature song, asking for...
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<p>Jack Johnson, founder of the Life is Shit festival, left, and Brendan Scholz, of the band Deadhand, discuss the rival response to the Life Is Beautiful festival at The Dive Bar.</p>

SOMETIMES, LIFE IS SHIT

Updated: Oct 24, 2013 2:29pm
“Someone had to do it,” says local musician Jack Johnson, on why he created an alternative music festival called Life Is Shit in response to the inaugural run of Life Is Beautiful next weekend.In the...
Ryan Merchant and Sebu Simonian of Capital Cities.

CAPITAL CITIES

Updated: Oct 24, 2013 2:29pm
Capital Cities may seem like an overnight success. But the songwriting/producing team of Ryan Merchant and Sebu Simonian were collaborating on a number of projects for years before striking electro-...

CD, CONCERT TO RAISE MONEY FOR SAFE NEST

Updated: Oct 16, 2013 7:46pm
It may have a slightly awkward-sounding name, but it’s hard not to love “Songs Against Domestic Abuse,” a new compilation disc benefiting Safe Nest, Nevada’s largest charity devoted to helping the...
<p>Lead singer Brendon Urie and guitarist Kenneth Harris perform during the Panic! At the Disco show Friday at the Boulevard Pool of the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.</p>

PANIC! PERFORMANCE SHORT BUT ON POINT

Updated: Oct 24, 2013 2:40pm
Each Panic! At the Disco album has been a different evolution, almost Bowie-like, in which they create the persona and sell it. For 2005’s A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out, they would always dress in...
<p>Zach Yudin of Cayucas. Pronounced "ky-yook-us" the band will play its wistful, sunny pop at the Life is Beautiful on Oct. 26.</p>

CAYUCAS

Updated: Oct 24, 2013 2:40pm
The band Cayucas is so rooted in a Golden State aura that you can almost smell the sea breeze while listening to their debut album, Bigfoot. Its eight songs generally avoid darkness and minor chords...
From left, Jeff Apruzzese, Michael Angelakos, Ian Hultquist, and Nathan Donmoyer of Passion Pit. The band bring their candy-colored, electro-pop to the Life is Beautiful festival on Oct. 27. COURTESY OF JASON NOCITO/ COLUMBIA RECORDS

PASSION PIT

Updated: Oct 16, 2013 5:51pm
Boston’s Passion Pit started as the one-man bedroom project of Michael Angelakos in 2007. A few giddy electro-pop songs he recorded as a belated Valentine’s Day gift for his girlfriend began...
<p>ALABAMA SHAKES (Dog not in the band)</p>

SOMETHING TO BE EXCITED ABOUT

Updated: Oct 10, 2013 7:35am
I bought Alabama Shakes’ Boys & Girls at Zia Records in Tempe, Ariz., in May 2012, and it didn’t leave my car’s CD player for months. Even passing fans know their story: the members met in high...
Vampire Weekend

GEOGRAPHICAL REFERENCES FROM RANDOM VAMPIRE WEEKEND SONGS

Sep 19, 2013 9:39am
From Cape Cod to Africa, Harlem to Dar es Salaam, Vampire Weekend wears its geographical knowledge on its collective sleeve. The band is slated to perform at the Oct. 26-27 Life Is Beautiful festival...

ARTIST TO SEE: EARL SWEATSHIRT

Sep 12, 2013 7:49am
YOU CAN’T BROWSE a music blog without eventually tripping over a post on Thebe Neruda Kgositsile, Odd Future’s little brother latchkey kid who goes by Earl Sweatshirt and usually claims...
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Candy Warpop’s new album reviewed

Updated: Aug 14, 2013 4:36pm
[SOMEONE SENT US THIS]Candy WarpopTransdecadenceCandy Warpop’s new record, Transdecadence, is a throwback to the obscure vein of “alternative” rock that bands like Concrete Blonde and The Cult mined...
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