Live Review: Stars in Indianapolis – Deluxe at Old National Centre, 10/4/12


Let’s just put it out there up front:  On Thursday night, Stars delivered what is guaranteed to be one of the best performances to hit Indianapolis this year. Stars, who for more than a decade have been Montreal’s (if not North America’s) finest purveyors of exquisitely crafted heartbreak pop, were in the fullest command of [...]

Watch Morrissey’s Magnificent Cover of Frankie Valli on Fallon


Morrissey and his band hit Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night with a towering rendition of Frankie Valli’s 1967 hit “To Give (The Reason I Live).” With his trademark operatic style, elegance, and the support of his crackerjack rock and roll band, Moz brought down the house in customary fashion. In addition to the [...]

Dear Moz, Please Help Me: Singer Comes to Elderly Woman’s Aid


In an incident which could provide an album’s worth of material for the singer, former Smiths frontman Morrissey came to the aid of an elderly woman who collapsed in New York City’s Strand bookstore. An onlooker said to LGBT website, Queerty: “Morrissey, who was there alone, immediately rushed to her side and crouched on the [...]

John Lennon Victorious In NME ‘Ultimate Icon’ Poll

John Lennon

Former Beatles co-frontman John Lennon has triumphed in a readers poll to find the ‘Ultimate Icon’ across British music magazine NME‘s sixty year history. Overcoming a raft of iconic artists such as David Bowie, Morrissey, Kurt Cobain and protegé Paul McCartney, Lennon’s placing stands as testament to, not only his seminal work with The Beatles, but [...]

Live Review: Young the Giant at The Egyptian Room

Young the Giant

On Tuesday night, Young the Giant made their inaugural appearance in Indianapolis to a crowd of roughly 1,500 in The Egyptian Room at Old National Centre. Young the Giant, comprised of Sameer Gadhia on vocals, Eric Cannata and Jacob Tilley on guitar, Payam Doostzadeh on bass, and Francois Comtois on drums, played a 75-minute set [...]

Interview: Nina Diaz of Girl in a Coma

Girl in a Coma

This week I had the pleasure of chatting with Nina Diaz, guitarist/vocalist for San Antonio based three-piece band Girl in a Coma. Nina shared some insights on Girl in a Coma’s label, Blackheart Records, recording to tape, touring with like-minded musicians, and a healthy fascination with vinyl, cassettes, up-and-coming new bands and thrift store clothes. [...]

Morrissey Dismisses Retirement Rumours


In the spirit of Morrissey vs. The Press, the singer has said in a statement that rumours of his retirement are just “wishful thinking” on behalf of certain journalists. Some writers, such as celebrity blogger Perez Hilton, even had a countdown until the former Smiths frontman’s last day on stage. The retort will hardly be [...]

Morrissey Announces US Tour Dates


Despite not currently having a label, Morrissey; the legendary Smiths frontman, solo artist and professional hoarder of misery, has today announced an extensive US Tour for the coming fall/winter. The tour dates are located at the bottom of the article. The singer revealed the dates earlier today, with support coming from American singer-songwriter Kristeen Young [...]