• The Fantastic Plastics

    The Fantastic Plastics

    Peoria’s power-pop purveyors teleport coast-to-coast on extensive U.S. “Invasion” tour.

  • Tame Impala

    Tame Impala

    Lonerism (Modular Fontana). Review by Jason O’Neal Griggs.

  • Circa Survive

    Circa Survive

    Circa Survive and Dredg put on a pair of performances at Orlando’s House of Blues that should officially release them from their previous emo trappings. Jen Cray reports.

  • The Flaming Lips

    The Flaming Lips

    A three-ring psychedelic circus took place at the House of Blues, with Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips as the ringmaster. Jeff Schweers watched it all from the rafters.

  • Pitchfork Music Festival 2009

    Pitchfork Music Festival 2009

    For its fourth year the Pitchfork Music Festival proves to Chris Catania, and about 20,000 fans, that it can deliver the goods as well as the big guys.

  • Christmas On Mars

    Christmas On Mars

    Call me a dork if you must, but I can’t wait to ogle Wayne Coyne‘s backyard space ship and get infected with the alien spirit of Christmas. Carl F Gauze considers Christmas on Mars required watching for the 12-sided dice crowd.

  • The Touques

    The Touques

    Mustard Pickle Gun. Review by Jen Cray.

  • Manitoba

    Up In Flames (Domino). Review by Stein Haukland.

  • Neva Dinova

    Things have neva been better for Neva Dinova, who are currently on tour with Cursive. Stein Haukland chats with the not-on-Saddle-Creek boys from Omaha.

  • The Flaming Lips

    Finally the Punk Rockers Are Taking Acid (Restless). Review by Matt Cibula.

  • El Gato

    We’re Birds (Motherload). Review by Stein Haukland.

  • The Flaming Lips

    Steven Drozd, drummer from The Flaming Lips, opens up to Matt Cibula about that damn "Spiderbite Song" (hint: it wasn’t really a spiderbite after all), the success of Yoshimi, and why the real-live Yoshimi might have a reason to be pissed-off about the new record.

  • The Flaming Lips

    Yoshimi vs. the Pink Robots (Warner Bros.). Review by Matt Cibula.

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