I’ve seen a lot of criticism of big music festivals lately. Some of it is valid: the radius clauses imposed by organizers can clearly hurt local venues and the local music scene. And I can’t think of a single band I’ve seen outside that wouldn’t have been better inside a dark club or theater. That … Continue reading In Defense Of #fests
It isn’t nostalgia if the music still feels this vital.
Where I learned I no longer like indie rock. Fortunately, there’s better stuff.
Are you going to bake with us in the dust of Chicago this weekend?
The best-run music festival in America is a yearly congregation of college radio nerds, fashion victims, art students, burnouts, baristas, and meatheads in Chicago’s Union Park.
Public Enemy has changed a lot in the twenty years since it released It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back. Haven’t we all?
The Pitchfork Music Fest was doused in rain this year. But that didn’t keep GLONO’s photographer from getting his feet muddy in order to get some good shots.
When it’s mid-70s and breezy, you can wear jeans if you want, you can drink good beer, and you can work your way through a thick crowd occasionally bumping into a scantily clad young person without immediately being covered in stank.
The first night of the Pitchfork Music Festival: How to have a good time without being too uptight about it. With even more photos!
Billboard’s Charley Rogulewski has seen a ghost! According to the original version of his Pitchfork piece (Sonic Youth, GZA, Slint Kick Off Pitchfork Fest), posted July 14, 2007, 7:10 PM ET, GZA “was flanked by fellow Wu member Ghostface Killah for abbreviated versions of most of the album tracks.” Rogulewski even got a quote: “It … Continue reading Billboard saw Ghostface at Pitchfork