Posts Tagged ‘Mike Mills’

Photos: Big Star’s Third Live @ 9:30 Club

 
 

Memphis' Big Star has long been known as the killer band that put out three records in the first half of the 1970s that barely anyone heard. And yet somehow, those albums influenced almost every indie rocker with a taste for power-pop. The band was to reconvene and play at South by Southwest in 2010, but lead singer Alex Chilton died [...]

Back in Hack: Journopalooza, Where the Boys on the Bus Become the Boys in the Band

Porto Recanati, an Adriatic fishing village of about 9,000 residents, boasts among its vacation amenities Arena Gigli, a medieval courtyard converted into an outdoor theater that hosts plays, opera, film screenings, and concerts. Past performances include traveling productions of Hair and Jesus Chris Superstar and a Queen tribute group. The headliner one warm evening last [...]

The Future of Music Summit, Summarized

How do you catch Craig Finn, Damian Kulash, and T. Bone Burnett all in the same day without getting overpowered by the B.O. of thousands of sweaty music-fest attendees? You put on your sport coat, grab your laptop, and head to The Future of Music Coalition's annual summit in D.C., of course. At least, that's [...]

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