September 2013

Peter Hook and the Light at The Belmont: Live Review

It was the songs that brought New Order fans out to the Belmont on Tuesday night. And the songs sounded great. As a founding member of New Order, Peter Hook possesses an intimate…

Cass McComb’s Shares New Track Featuring Karen Black

When Karen Black died last month, other than the actress’s storied career that featured roles in films such as Easy Rider and Five Easy Pieces, Cass McCombs was one of the first thoughts to cross…

Austra and DIANA at Mohawk: Live Review

It must necessarily be considered kind that the bands started more than half an hour late on the outside stage at Mohawk last Friday night. Because if they had begun on time, I…

Show Preview: New Order Bassist Peter Hook and the Light Perform Tonight at The Belmont

Recent touring by both the outfit still retaining the moniker New Order as well as original New Order bassist Peter Hook with his band The Light has sparked some controversy as well as…

Show Preview: Austra and DIANA Play Mohawk Tomorrow Night Sept. 13

Tomorrow night, two great bands will perform outdoors at the Mohawk, offering the opportunity to kick off your weekend with dreamy and powerful pop music. You may have caught Austra opening for The…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Announces Bands by Day, Nites Performances, Student Discounts

Want to check out which of the three amazing Fun Fun Fun Fest days is going to be the most amazing? Now, you can, but heading over to their website and checking out which…

Doldrums Announces National Tour, Shares Tour-inspired Mixtape

I’ve always been fascinated by and appreciative of the interactions of musicians with fans in a way that transcends simply creating music. Certainly interviews can serve as one method of “getting to know”…

Autre Ne Veut Shares “Play by Play” (Jacques Green Remix)

We’re big fans of Autre Ne Veut at Pop Press International. I’ve listened to his most recent album Anxiety as much as any other release within the past year and have recommended his music perhaps…

Show Preview: Broncho Plays Stubb’s Saturday September 14th

This Saturday, Broncho will perform a KUTX sponsored set inside Stubb’s. The band is a good bet for a high energy weekend night with songs that incorporate distorted guitars, uptempo riffs, and quick…

New Track: Kevin Morby – “Miles, Miles, Miles”

The Babies’ Our House on the Hill, full of fuzzy, uptempo rock and laden with immaculate melodies, was one of last year’s most underrecognized albums. Frontman Kevin Morby, who is also a member of celebrated…

Caitlin Rose Covers The National’s “Pink Rabbits”

There are a couple of ways to do a cover well. The first is to construct an incredibly faithful cover that comes near encapsulating the essence of the original song. This method, undertaken…

Chelsea Wolfe at the Mohawk: Live Review

Friday night, darkness descended on the Mohawk, although it was tempered with an unmistakable glimmer of beauty. Chelsea Wolfe’s live set is even more foreboding than her recorded work. Live, the songs emphasize…

Chelsea Wolfe Plays Mohawk Tonight

Chelsea Wolfe released Pain is Beauty just this past Tuesday to immediate and widespread acclaim. Fittingly, Wolfe’s music embraces both the austere and the sublime. You can see what the hype is all…

K Records Shares Neo Boys Track “Give Me the Message”

It’s impossible to quantify K Records’ contribution to independent and underground music. It’s impossible to quantify K’s vital role in the celebration and encouragement of women’s artistic expression within music. If you’re asking…

Dana Falconberry, Brass Bed, and Reservations at Mohawk: Live Review

You’d think that being a brilliant lyricist and accomplished musician would be the thing that sets an artist apart. And to a point, you’d be right. Dana Falconberry’s distinct voice always stirs something…

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