news on dec14

JamBase has released their 2005 calendar! Call me a cliched wookie, and I'd tell you that I'd like to get this for Christmas....

news on dec13

Phil and Friends will be hosting an early Mardi Gras performance on February 12 in San Francisco at the Bill Graham Civic Center. ...

bonnaroo 2005 baby!

Bonnaroo 2005 has been announced! I have to say that I like how early this announcement has come. Surely, this upcoming year's lineup will...

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Five Mistakes Band & Label Sites Make Well said, my friend.

jambands must be getting old

Lately, it has completely seemed like a lot of the jamband scene has gotten stale. It doesn't seem like anyone is really trying...

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Phish: The Final Curtain How the Internet Destroys Jambands I didn't know String Cheese Incident was gay. Oh wait, that's probably not true. Best...

live music blog weekend guide

What is there to do tonight if you want to catch some sweet bands? You can find me at Griffin's Public House in...

news on dec2

The Langerado Music Festival has been announced, and it looks like a scorcher. I definitely would like to go to this, but I...

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Phish to close Dionysian Management I think everyone did see this coming, considering that they're actually clearing out the Dry Goods warehouse. I'm going...

refurbished, refined, renewed shins website

Not much here, except to say The Shins have a new website. It is easier to navigate, has more pics, and, of course,...

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The Jerry Garcia Autopsy Jerry smoked Pall Malls - and the Ultra-Kind.

news on nov27

The Vines' frontman was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome, a crazy neurological disease that creates autistic-like symptoms. This explains that old Rolling Stone article...

news you might have missed for nov25

Now playing: Perpetual Groove - Thriller RatDog has announced that they're coming back. Bob Weir must have gotten some good R&R to come...

warren haynes’ christmas

The annual Warren Haynes Christmas Jam is scheduled for Saturday, December 18 at the Asheville Civic Center Arena in Asheville, NC. There's like six...

eating children’s toys pays off

Thanks to everyone who voted for The Kite-Eating Tree, in MTV2's Dew Circuit Breakout! They WON their semi-final bracket and will be heading...

news on nov23

U2log.com has the inside story on U2's free guerilla-style concert yesterday in Brooklyn. The pictures look awesome, and I'm sure there's many other...

remember to set your vcr (or beta)

Real quick note, The Shins just finished recording for Austin City Limits. The show airs on December 18th, on PBS, and also features...

weekend guide

Now playing: Keller Williams - Bob Rules > Run Like an Antelope > Runaway Jim > ... I'm thinking about starting a minor weekend...

umphrey’s mcgee on the cover of relix

Umphrey's McGee is on this month's cover of Relix. I thought I already knew about this; maybe I did, maybe I didn't. ...

backyard tire fire at griffin’s

For those of you that have not caught Backyard Tire Fire, either because you've never heard of Brother Jed or don't live in Chicago/Midwest,...

collaboration frenzy

In the totally typical jamband fashion, there were intense collaborations the past couple days. Eddie Vedder joined Dave Matthews for a Dave and...

phantasy mcgee goes live

Phantasy Tour got a relaunch yesterday, as Phantasy McGee was torn from the bastard-child womb and thrown into the jamband community. Let's cut...

recent jamband pictures

String Cheese Incident - 10.30.04 - UIC Pavilion, Chicago, IL It's a super shame that I had other plans this weekend; I always seem to...

news on nov14

Yes! Phantasy Tour is launching their next big section, Phantasy McGee. My new friend Josh, lead guitarist for the Herbert Wiser Band,...

perpetual groove all this everything

All This Everything starts with the sound of the album, a beautiful little ditty called Life. The theme continues on, as All This...

widespread panic to return in 2005

This is certainly good news. Most definitely good news. Widespread Panic, definitely one jamband that is sure to see a huge increase in demand...

news of the day for november 11

The Beastie Boys have won their sampling fight in court, finally. When I realized that this was still going on, I was surprised...

new drummer for herbert wiser band

I am unbelievably pleased to announce that I will be taking over as the drummer for the Herbert Wiser Band. Did I mention that...

bit torrent goodness

If you don't know what torrent files are, you need to learn. Here are some of the best downloads that the web has...

CONCERT REVIEW: Beastie Boys @ United Center Chicago, IL 11.4.04

Sorry for not posting this sooner, for those that might have been looking for my experience at a recent Beastie Boys concert. I've got...

win a homemade grandaddy cassette

If you go to Grandaddy's website, and buy their new Below the Radio compilation CD, you are automatically entered into a contest. "What...

eels in Shrek 2 DVD

From the Eels website: The DVD for Shrek 2 has a special feature about the film's music that includes some clips from the recording...

no news yet today

Funniest picture ever... © Rolling Stone The Glide Magazine forums are now open and ready for posting. Seriously, how many different sites are there with...

perpetual groove is blowing up

Jambase has posted a tasty article on Perpetual Groove, one of my favorite new bands. I just bought All This Everything and I've...

looking for drummers

The Disco Biscuits have announced that Sam Altman, the man behind the great trance-fusion breakbeats of tDB, will be leaving the band, with the...

News on Nov3

Relix has a pretty good-looking new website. It went live yesterday, while the rest of the world was actually worried about the fate...

musicians for emailing

While checking my Gmail account yesterday, I found a similar message from many different sources... Beastie Boys: Please get out there and vote. All...

jimmy eat world in hollywood (more than just “the middle”)

I hadn't been to the Henry Fonda Musicbox Theatre before, and I was excited. While it doesn't have the history of The Troubadour...

string cheese incident: waiting for the snow to fall

When I rented the String Cheese Incident DVD, Waiting for the Snow to Fall, I was definitely hoping for a video insight into the...

glide magazine joy

184 Page Flaming Lips Photo Retrospective To Launch (via Glide Magazine) The Flaming Lips are making this only available through their website. This sounds...

looking for chicago heads

wanted: chicago bassist, guitarist, and keyboard player to start a band. drummer interested in starting project; interested in lotus, sound tribe sector 9 (sts9),...

Ex-Phish with New Projects

trey anastasio recording with bassist tony levin for some reason, i worry about this. it seems as though this could turn into a the...

Glowsticks Played Out?

umphrey's mcgee has to bring the point home that many heady fans have been trying to make for years; glowsticks at jamband shows, while...

umphrey’s mcgee with phil lesh

now playing: disco biscuits - caterpiller umphrey's mcgee has had quite an unbelievable week. they were joined by phil lesh last friday night...

ashlee simpson forgets how to sing

update: the string cheese incident weighs in on the horrible debacle that is ashlee simpson's milli vanilli moment....the band never lip synchs during...

r.i.p. john peel

john peel, legendary producer and bbc radio dj, died from a heart attack in the last 48 hours. this guy recorded everyone, and...

dmb gives money to charity

update: gawker found a sweet google news headline on the subject. i can say i love google news as well... dave matthews band...

ween’s having some issues

ween cancels tourdates due to personal reasons (via glide magazine) i can really only speculate what the personal reasons might be. this sounds a...

ski jam 2005 announced

ski jam 2005 kickoff in steambooat (via jambase) ski jam 2005 has been announced. so far, keller williams, michael franti and spearhead, and some...

good “old crow” fansite, from across the pond

i found some good downloads from an old crow medicine show fansite. visit it here. see some pics from when they were on...

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