Fans of idiosyncratic indie outfit The Hush Sound, dormant since 2008, can rejoice. After two albums with spinoff combo Gold Motel, frontwoman Greta Morgan reteamed with childhood chum Bob Morris for a new reunion tour and album. It started when they played their native Chicago last year. They sold out two nights, had fun, and decided to try playing other major cities to “see if there are people who still care.” The response was overwhelming. Read More
When New York art-pop outfit Vampire Weekend started out four years ago, band members were stunned when famous actors and musicians began popping up at their shows or declaring themselves fans.
The phenomenon recently reached its zenith when Peter Gabriel and Hot Chip covered the band’s “Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa” — a song originally inspired by Gabriel himself. Read More