Sunday Funnies

May 24, 2009
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Guess what? More after-parties on tap for tonight. Are they ever. The good news is that you won’t be able to get into some of them, and one is canceled, so it makes the pickings a little less stressful. Pick your poison and keep raving until the end of time (or at least until...
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Seems I Saw You In A Teenage Wet Dream

May 24, 2009
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The first thing that strikes you while walking up to the Movement Festival, well before you get to Hart Plaza and its four massive sound systems that send throbbing bass signals clear across the river to another country, and high-end ear-splitting curdling howls of agony and ecstasy (at a distance, you’re never quite sure...
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Yinz Going To Detroit?

May 22, 2009
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Yinz Going to Detroit? Recently in Pittsburgh, I’ve attended a Motown 50th anniversary party, an all P-Funk vinyl party, a dance night “designed to introduce the modern styles of detroit and berlin’s smaller venues to pittsburgh”, and a lock-in party at a recording studio that featured former Minus recording artist Stewart Walker. For the...
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C2 Proves You Can Go Home Again

May 22, 2009
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Detroit techno legend Carl Craig has been named Creative Director for Movement 2010. Paxahau made the announcement today as the Ferndale-based group prepares for the start of Movement 2009 on Saturday, May 23. The massive riverfront party featuring over 70 acts rolls out at noon tomorrow. Craig was the artistic director for the first...
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Looks Official! “raw Power”-era Stooges To Reunite

May 21, 2009
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Looks Official! “raw Power”-era Stooges To Reunite

…or almost. Of course, Ron Asheton, who we lost in January of this year, is sadly not around to take over the bass chores. But as MT hinted at when we published that photo of Sex Pistol Steve Jones meeting Raw Power guitarist and co-writer James Williamson in L.A. on May 8th, there is...
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Don Was Returns To Concert Of Colors

May 12, 2009
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Don Was Returns To Concert Of Colors

We don’t know the full lineup yet, but the folks at Concert of Colors have announced two headliners of note for the July 18-19 affair. From Mali, there’s Vieux Farka Toure, the son of the late Ali Farka Toure. The elder Toure, who died in 2006, was one of the African musicians who caught...
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