UPDATED: Feb. 26, 2014
Band of Horses continue their acoustic experiments in Somerville
Beck returns to a distant sound on 'Morning Phase'
Treading back through emotional territory he hasn't traveled since 2002's Sea Change, Beck delivers a new album full of somber lyrics and lush instrumentation.
Band of Horses strips down and steps out on 'Acoustic at the Ryman'
Capitalizing on a pair of shows at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium, Band of Horses takes the opportunity to give their songs a makeover in the retro setting.
Chasing the Sun: How Oasis crossed oceans with 'Definitely Maybe'
To mark 20 years since the release of Oasis' classic debut album, we present a long-form e-reader tracing the highs, lows and lasting impact of Definitely Maybe.
Mark Lanegan's haunting career receives a fitting retrospective
Running from his first solo recordings on, Has God Seen My Shadow? An Anthology 1989-2011 sums up the brilliance of Lanegan's work in three thrilling albums.
Bruce Springsteen finds new life in older songs on 'High Hopes'
Bruce Springsteen rounded up songs that have been homeless for the past few years and, aided with guitarist Tom Morello, found a unifying theme on his latest album.
Stephen Malkmus keeps it weird on 'Wig Out at Jagbags'
With plenty of lyrics and licks in his arsenal, Stephen Malkmus takes the Jicks on another strange path to a group of catchy songs for his sixth post-Pavement album.
Lee Ranaldo's guitars speak for themselves in Boston
Supported by his band The Dust, Ranaldo channeled his vision of the pop song through clouds of guitar bursts and sonic noice in Allston's Brighton Music Hall.
Queens of the Stone Age burn through Boston's Agganis Arena
Holding the crowd in the palm of one hand and puffing through a cigarette with the other, Josh Homme and company mauled their way through an arena show. It was beautiful.
Music and message share center stage with Pearl Jam in Hartford
In the process of playing another marathon concert in Connecticut, Pearl Jam wasn't afraid to step up and let music convey the gravity and joy of real life.
Pearl Jam shares the love with Massachusetts in Worcester
Through two three-hour sets in Worcester, Pearl Jam showed their long-held appreciation for the state and wowwed their dedicated fans along the way.
U2 marches back to consciousness with 'Invisible'
It's truly remarkable that in the middle of the Super Bowl, which is a cultural trainwreck disguised as a holiday, U2 could mount such an effective comeback.
Llewyn Davis and the gravity of folk
The film class of 2013 will go down as one of the great year's in the form's history, but the most powerful piece belongs to the Coen Brothers' ode to the New York City folk scene.
Ringing in the New Year with the Band, circa 1971
On New Year's Eve in 1971, the Band traveled to Brooklyn, added a few frills to their seemingly unassuming music and created a double album that will live on through the ages.
Elcodrive celebrates the long way home at the Narrows
Elcodrive reunited recently after nearly a decade apart, and their return to music was welcome one that culminated in a record release party with family, friends and old fans.