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The Flaming Lips and The Claypool Lennon Delirium @ Saranac Brewery,...

The Flaming Lips and The Claypool Lennon Delirium might just be the two most psychedelic artists creating music these days, and the fact that...

Highlights from Newport Folk Festival 2019 [PHOTO GALLERY]

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Newport Folk Festival closed out July this year at the seaside location that fans know and love and brought three days of the best...

Tycho Debuts New Album ‘Weather’ & Live Show @ The Independent...

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"We wanted this record to be really different."

Alejandro Aranda Brings His ‘American Idol’ Stardom to San Francisco as...

"I want to thank everyone for coming out and connecting with my music. Take care of each other, love one another, and understand we're all human and the same."

Relive the Massive Phish Randall’s Island “Chalk Dust Torture” from Five...

On the final night of the Randall's Island run that Phish delivered back in 2014, they kicked off the second set with a massive...

Phish Opens Their Summer 2019 Tour in St. Louis [PHOTOS]

Phish fans are reeling in good vibes and in a bit of a tizzy today after a wildly successful two-night run that the band...

Parquet Courts Played NYC’s SummerStage in Central Park [PHOTO GALLERY]

Parquet Courts recently played New York City's Central Park SummerStage for an evening of raucous music enlightenment, and we were able to have our...

FORM Arcosanti Creates The Festival Model of Future [PHOTOS/RECAP]

This year marked the sixth version of FORM Arcosanti festival, a small sized but full scale music, arts and culture festival set in the...

Five Videos That Show The Musical Genius Of Led Zeppelin’s John...

Today would have been John Bonham's 71st birthday (May 31, 1948 - September 25, 1980) had he still made it out of the Led...

10 Things I’m Excited To See At My First FORM @...

From the improbable city, to the impossible world - designing a more sustainable future...

45 Years Ago The Grateful Dead Debuted “The Wall of Sound”...

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Today marks the 45th anniversary of the full, official debut of what the Grateful Dead lovingly called their Wall of Sound, a full PA...

Phish / Kasvot Växt ‘i rokk’ Album / Lyrics, Notes &...

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I see the turtle in the clouds Did I just say that right out loud Now I've got something in my shoe

Nine Must-See Sets @ STS9’s Intimate ‘Wave Spell Live’ Festival This...

WORDS BY TIM VOELKER These days when I look at festival lineups, it always feels like there is something missing. Don't get me wrong,...

Here Are The 10 Best Jazz Guitarists Playing Today

Here are THE 10 jazz guitarists you need to be following in 2018.

10 Best Movies Ever Made About Famous Musicians

Music can define a picture, but soundtracks seem to matter a little more when the picture is about a musician. We tend to listen...

PHISH FRIDAY: Remembering Mike’s Bass Solo to Close “The Squirming Coil”...

One week from tonight, Phish returns to the stage in Denver for their annual three-night run at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. And I'm going...

Listen to These Mind-Blowing Isolated Vocal Tracks from Grateful Dead Classics

The Grateful Dead propelled themselves to their legendary status and level of success with many feats of creative and musical strength, but none more...

PHOTO RECAP: The Disco Biscuits & The New Deal @ The...

The Disco Biscuits opened up a two-night run at The Capitol Theatre last night in Port Chester, NY and Scott Harris was on hand...

Members of Zappa, Umphrey’s McGee, String Cheese Incident & FlightWave Superjam...

Last night Spin Cycle Presents produced one helluva jam session in Santa Monica, CA. It featured some of the community's finest musicians in an...

Shaky Feelin’ Set to Go ‘Insider Mind’ on February 27th

Psychedelic-jam-rockers, Shaky Feelin’ just announced the official release date for their sophomore album, INSIDER MIND as February 27th. The 11-track album will be celebrated...

Why You Should Be Listening To: Ta-Ku

On November 4th, our new favorite Australian export Ta-Ku graced Los Angeles with his live music styling’s for the first time. Considering he’s...

Why You Should Be Listening To: Khruangbin ‘The Universe Smiles Upon...

I'm ready to declare a winner in November for my 'Album of the Year.' Khruangbin's debut release The Universe Smiles Upon You is one...

BONNAROO 2015 Webcast Schedule: Billy Joel, My Morning Jacket, D’Angelo, The...

The 14th annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has announced the webcast schedule for the weekend and it's jam packed with heavy hitters like...

10 Jazz Fest Late Nights You Shouldn’t Miss in 2015

Musicians and music lovers around the world rejoice: The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival starts in just a few days. While the Fairgrounds...

50 Pro Tips On How To Do Coachella

One part insufferable brand-event, one part mind-blowing musical pilgrimage – the intricacies of a successful Coachella run dark and deep. When you're like me and...

NOT MY DUBSTEP: Check out this WHIPLASH parody

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We here at LIVE are huge fans of the Oscar-winning film Whiplash which centers around a jazz drummer and his relationship with an intense...

PHOTO RECAP: DRKWAV @ Brooklyn Bowl, NYC 3.5.15

DRKWAV, the supergroup of John Medeski, Skerik and Adam Deitch just recently set out on a quick jaunt of a tour to promote their...

Phish Twelve Years Later: “Moma Dance” from Worcester ’03 Still Reigns...

Let's take a quick moment to celebrate this awesome month in Phish's rich history. Many have heard the famed "Nassau Tweezer" but two days...

STREAM THIS: New Exclusive DRKWAV Track “Shmeeans Kuti”

It was late last week when I finally sat down with the first single from the new supergroup DRKWAV, and I was honestly a...

10 Musicians You’ve Probably Heard Play Live at Festivals and You...

Aaron Redner plays fiddle and mandolin in Hot Buttered Rum and shared with us a list of ten musicians he thinks we should know...

Je Suis Charlie: Thoughts about the Charlie Hedbo Shooting

The imagery coming out of France today has been nothing short of horrific. A cell phone video showing the poised, methodical attack in...

PHISH PREVIEW: A Guide to Everything Miami NYE

From Sin City to the Magic City and all points in between -- Phish is taking their talents to South Beach in Miami for...

10 Things We’re Excited To See @ SnowGlobe 2014

Break out your faux furs and oversized steez, my friends!! New Year’s Eve is finally upon us and we have the distinct pleasure...

Artists are the New Pop Stars @ Art Basel Miami

The art world came out of their respective black-filled closets last week and inevitably mixed business with pleasure, proving that being in ART is...

Why You Should Be Listening to Vulfpeck

Vulfpeck is my new favorite band. You may have heard about these guys back in April when they made waves because Spotify banned their all-silent...

FESTIVAL RECAP / PHOTOS: HARD Day of the Dead 2014

HARD Day of the Dead was definitely the biggest thing happening in EDM over Halloween weekend (and damn there was a lot going on),...

PREVIEW: A Guide to Everything Phish Vegas 2014

It's been ten years since Phish and their fans have entered the sinful confines of Las Vegas. The last time the band played there,...

PHISH FRIDAY: ’14 Things To Look Forward to on Fall Tour

Phish's 2014 Fall Tour is finally at our doorsteps. Tonight's opener in Eugene, OR will kick off a 12-show, seven-city jaunt that will climax...

Why You Should Be Listening to Stromae

Rarely have I been as blind-sided by an artist as I was by the Euro-electro-pop sensation, Stromae. It all began during a routine...

PHISH PREVIEW: A Guide to Everything Dicks

This will be Phish's fourth straight year doing a three-night run at Dick's Sporting Goods Park over Labor Day weekend, and per usual the...

PHISH FRIDAY: 12 Top-Shelf Moments from Summer Tour 2014

Even though it's the 10 year anniversary of one of the most important events in Phish history -- Coventry -- frankly, it's not a...

PHISH FRIDAY: ‘Fuego’ Summer Tour Keeps It Rollin’ to Chicago

Phish kicks off a three-night stand in Chicago tonight at Northerly Island and LivePhish will be webcasting all weekend long for us sorry souls...

10 EDM Artists Making Waves in the Festival Scene

EDM is here to stay and we're always on the lookout for new artists that have been around for a few years making waves...

15 Things We Can Expect on Phish’s Summer ’14 Tour

Phish will officially kick off their Summer Tour today at the “venue formerly known as Great Woods” in Mansfield, MA. This is the first...

Getting Ready for Gathering of the Vibes 2014 with Last Year’s...

My daily grind as of late has been 10 to 12 hour days with single days off here and there. And usually those days...

Our Top Late-Night Picks for Jazz Fest 2014

April means a lot of different things to many people: taxes are due, Coachella, 4/20, Easter, the beginning of baseball season, but round here...

FESTY PREVIEW: My Top 10 Obvious Can’t Miss Acts @ Jazz...

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While a good portion of the music world is starting to recover from two huge weekends in Indio for Coachella, most of the crew...