2012 was a great year for new music, with albums from former major label favorites sharing space with releases from relative upstarts from the indie pop world. For my money, here’s a look at the best of the best from last year.
By Bruce Sylvester The spirit of the recently departed hovered above last weekend’s 12th annual totally free Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. It especially honored the event’s founder and funder, Warren Hellman. North Carolina …
Elvis Costello & The Imposters’ special pay-per-view concert performance will be offered for on-demand viewing in the U.S. in May and June 2012.
There was so much great pop music released in 2011 — both by established artists and newcomers — that I had a tough time whittling my favorites down to just 20.
“So Beautiful Or So What” — Paul Simon’s first studio album since 2006 — features liner notes by Elvis Costello and harmony by Edie Brickell.
Pop fans have been eagerly anticipating The Red Button’s sophomore release, As Far As Yesterday Goes, and the new 12-track disc definitely does not disappoint.
Two-disc set includes all seven episodes of Sundance Channel series, plus more than an hour of bonus features
Elvis Costello and Jane’s Addiction are among the confirmed acts for July festival in Connecticut
In this installment of Power Pop Plus, we’ll take a look at two New Yorkers who have each shed their power pop skin on their latest releases in favor of something a bit different.
It’s hard to say what was the best moment at the tenth annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival last weekend in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park