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Late-Night Phoenix Set Entertains At Bonnaroo

Late-Night Phoenix Set Entertains At Bonnaroo

With headliners Phish drawing the bulk of the crowd, Phoenix held its own party, playing up the rock angle of its music for a taut, 45-minute set. Plus: Video interview with the band.
Elephant 6 Vets Begin 'Holiday Surprise' Tour

Elephant 6 Vets Begin 'Holiday Surprise' Tour

Fans of Athens, Ga., indie-psych collective Elephant 6 should delight in this month's Holiday Surprise variety tour, with 14 U.S. dates featuring a gathering of like-minded musicians playing new material and older goodies from the collective's mid-'90s heyday.
Spiritualized / July 21, 2008 / Indianapolis (The Vogue)

Spiritualized / July 21, 2008 / Indianapolis (The Vogue)

The music world needs a Spiritualized. Jason "J. Spaceman" Pierce's nearly 20-year old group is simply the best band in the world at doing what it does, which in this case is an often dreamy, sometimes dissonant sort of gospel punk rock.
Radiohead / May 8 / Atlanta (Lakewood Amphitheater)

Radiohead / May 8 / Atlanta (Lakewood Amphitheater)

Iconic U.K. rockers Radiohead played the third show of its 2008 U.S. tour Thursday (May 8) just outside of Atlanta, exhibiting confidence and restraint while enthralling a sold-out crowd. The show leaned heavily on material from their seventh album "In Rainbows," released last year, and the setlist illuminated just how far the band has come a decade after the release of its breakthrough album, "OK Computer."
Ween / Oct. 16, 2007 / Bloomington, Ind. (Bluebird)

Ween / Oct. 16, 2007 / Bloomington, Ind. (Bluebird)

Ween, the iconoclastic rock duo from New Hope, Pa., is more than 20 years into its career, yet has surely never sounded as fresh as last night (Oct. 16) in Bloomington, Ind., opening its North American tour in support of upcoming Rounder album "La Cucaracha."
XM, Sirius Reach Subscriber Milestones

XM, Sirius Reach Subscriber Milestones

The two major satellite-radio providers, XM and Sirius, are reporting benchmarks in their subscriber figures, capping a year in which the burgeoning market's profile rose significantly.

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