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Wayne Kramer Still Kicks Out the Jams
Forty-nine years and 11 months ago, five young Motor City musicians, high on LSD and communism, recorded one of rock’s most influential albums. Kick Out the Jams, captured live at Detroit’s Grande Ballroom, not only helped lay the groundwork for punk rock, it set the gold standard for music that’s loud and righteous.

11:30AM Mon. Sep. 24, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

ACL Headliner Brockhampton Dreams Big
Brockhampton’s high from inking a record deal with RCA and snagging ACL Fest’s headlining hip-hop slot only lasted a few weeks. In May, they were forced to fire lead MC Ameer Vann amid sexual abuse allegations. At 62 minutes, The Longest Summer in America captures the comedown in black and white.

4:30PM Fri. Sep. 21, Jeremy Steinberger Read More | Comment »

Live Music Recommendations for the Weekend
Seismic Dance event escapes the Carson Creek curse, the Jesus Lizard wiggles at ACL live, and Yo La Tengo continue their renaissance tour.

7:00AM Fri. Sep. 21, The Music Staff Read More | Comment »

Meditate with Laraaji
Call Edward Larry Gordon (Laraaji) New Age, but he’s not new to music. Since the late Seventies, the Philly native has performed aural meditations on the electric zither, an old-world cross between harp and guitar. At Zach Theatre on Saturday, he plays with homegrown ambient trio Dallas Acid, with whom he collaborated on Arrive Without Leaving, due Oct. 12

11:50AM Wed. Sep. 19, Dan Gentile Read More | Comment »

Big Bill Spins Heads With 360° Video
As Big Bill plays their song “Loitering” in an expansive new clip, you can scan around and find men pummeling each other on a skyjack, a porta-potty user getting abducted by aliens, a couple making out in the front seat of a car, and a separate version of the band ignoring their own performance.

10:25AM Mon. Sep. 17, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Gina Chavez Sees the Light
There’s a lot of work that comes with planning a wedding: securing caterers, finalizing floral arrangements, and herding extended families. For musician Gina Chavez, add one more item to the prenuptial to-do list: coordinating the wedding cinematographer so that you can use clips in a music video.

10:15AM Fri. Sep. 14, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

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Live Music Recommendations for the Weekend
Internet meme sensation Doja Cat moo's her way to Barracuda, Warren G preserves G-Funk, and Mamahawk continue their celestial September residency at Swan Dive.

7:00AM Fri. Sep. 14, The Music Staff Read More | Comment »

R.I.P. MC Overlord
MC Overlord, the groundbreaking rapper and an Austin music fixture for three decades, has died at the age 49, friends confirm. The cause of his death hasn’t been made public.

12:00PM Thu. Sep. 13, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Reminiscing With k.d. lang
In 1992, Canadian singer k.d. lang released her monumental breakthrough, Ingénue, a defining moment both in style and for its role in the LGBTQ rights movement. Twenty-five years on, calling from a Calgary smoky from wildfires, she reflects on revisiting the multiplatinum LP and creative rejuvenation ahead of playing the Paramount Theatre on Tuesday.

12:05AM Thu. Sep. 13, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

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