Eldren bassist Steve Holloway dies at 25

[caption id="attachment_120263" align="alignnone" width="853"] Eldren bassist Steve Holloway died on Thursday morning. He was 25. Image via Holloway's Facebook page.[/caption] The day that Eldren multi-instrumentalist Josh Lee recruited Steve Holloway to play bass in his band, Lee laid out a map in front of him and asked him: If he could play anywhere in the world, where would he want to play?

The Hollow pounds eardrums at Blue Ice

With a head bang start, The Hollow began their set hard and steady. Bringing a palpable energy to the small stage at Blue Ice, lead singer Spencer Townshend Hughes vocals are complex, providing a layer softly breaking up the hard, consistent pounding of drums and bass.

Kid Astronaut takes things slow at Blue Ice

As the sun set on Broadway, soul and R&B singer Kid Astronaut, formerly of Air Dubai, delivered an appropriately chill performance, armed with an acoustic guitar, electric keyboard, two plants he stole from his mom's home and a Himalayan salt lamp to dispel the negatively charged ions in the air.

The Naked and Famous to play Halloween show at Ogden Theatre

[caption id="attachment_73555" align="aligncenter" width="590"] FILE: The Naked and Famous at the Ogden Theatre on Wednesday, April 18, 2012. Photos by Tina Hagerling, heyreverb.com.[/caption] If handing out Halloween candy or watching your friends get drunk while dressed like a banana isn’t your cup of tea, you’re in luck.

Grammys tweak rules, allow streaming-only albums

[caption id="attachment_100015" align="aligncenter" width="610"] Ryan Tedder holds a Grammy at the 2014 award show.[/caption] The Recording Academy has made a few amendments to their Grammy award guidelines, including one significant rule change dealing with what makes an album eligible for a Grammy nomination.

Vinyl Me, Please on long-awaited Avalanches follow-up: “It’s an incredible album”

Composing music with samples or "found" sounds isn't new, but many think the technique was perfected on The Avalanches 2000 record, "Since I Left You." The Australian group pieced together the seminal LP entirely from beats, riffs, and vocals purged from old vinyl records, creating a seamless hour-long masterwork that profoundly influenced hip-hop and electronic music production in the sixteen years since.

Psy returns with follow-up to “Gangnam Style”

[caption id="attachment_110781" align="aligncenter" width="512"] South Korean singer PSY walks past his own caricature shown on the screen during a news conference on the release of his seventh album in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Nov.