Mega Gig Round Up: PRIMAL SCREAM & THE CULT, RIDE, PUBLIC IMAGE LTD. and KIASMOS
A magical mystery tour through the final, great gigs of 2015 including Primal Scream and The Cult, RIDE, Public Image Limited and Kiasmos. Check out the photos and words.
Hey! It’s a YEAR-END LIST: The TOP 11 BSR-est THINGS OF 2013
Now that you’re all sick of year-end lists, here’s the only one that matters: MINE. In which I discuss the Top 11 (my lists crank right to 11) Best BSR Things of 2013, featuring Osheaga, Primavera Sound, Sebadoh, Foals, Amanda Palmer and a look at the year ahead.
PRIMAVERA SOUND FESTIVAL: Day 3 Photo Diary with Hot Chip, Nick Cave, My Bloody Valentine, Dead Can Dance, Wu-Tang Clan, Thee Oh Sees and Dexys
A later start but how can you complain when it’s a night of Nick Cave, My Bloody Valentine, Hot Chip, the Wu-Tang Clan, Thee Oh Sees and Dexys. You can’t complain. Unless that you’re tired. Because you were.
PRIMAVERA SOUND FESTIVAL: Day 1 Photo Diary with Dinosaur Jr, Savages, Animal Collective, Metz, Grizzly Bear, Phoenix and Deerhunter…and Sonic Boom
Primavera Sound Festival Barcelona: Day 1 – in which I see Dinosaur Jr, Metz, Savages, Deerhunter, Woods, Wild Nothing, Hot Snakes, Phoenix, Grizzly Bear, Animal Collective, Neko Case, Simian Mobile Disco…and more.
The Month in (Alt) Rock: VERONICA FALLS, WAMPIRE/FOXYGEN/UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA, WIDOWSPEAK, ENGLISH BEAT, DIAMOND RINGS/OMD…and relax
A round up of just a few of the shows that March spat out. But we took it, gladly, and joyously. Here’s a look at Veronica Falls, Wampire/Foxygen/UMO, Widowspeak, English Beat, Diamond Rings and OMD in photos and words.
The BackstageRider Definitive TOP 11 “THINGS” OF 2012
In which I dissect the year in a painstaking, list-like fashion. The last few months may have sucked, but overall, this was a ROCKTACULAR year for the BSR.
BJÖRK throws support behind PUSSY RIOT, JULIAN ASSANGE at Pukkelpop 2012
Bonkers pop pixie Bjork squeaked out “Merci beaucoups” in between songs during an epic set at Pukkelpop, then threw her sequinned tube-dressed support around Pussy Riot, whose trial is being ruled on today.