Music & Nightlife Archive: October, 2012

Taylor Swift sells 1.2 million copies of 'Red'

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Once country and now pop princess Taylor Swift sold 1.2 million copies of her fourth album Red last week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That's... Read more

Hurricane Sandy concert cancellations: The xx, Heartless Bastards, Rusko, more

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Any plans you might have to rock out this week will likely have to wait till Wednesday. As it is doing with everything else, Hurricane Sandy... Read more

A Hurricane Sandy playlist

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Starting with Bruce Springsteen's eerily apt and obvious "4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)" - "This boardwalk life for me's through / You... Read more

New Rolling Stones song 'Doom and Gloom'

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They're running late, but they're still running. The Rolling Stones 50th anniversary tour didn't come off in 2012 as anticipated, but the expectation... Read more

A yen for Jens Lekman, at Union Transfer on Thursday

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The other day I interviewed Swedish songsmith Jens Lekman on the phone. He was in Bloomington, Indiana, I was sitting in my car, parked on... Read more

Free Energy's 'Dance All Night'

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Philadelphia rock band Free Energy will release their second album, Lovesign, on their own Free People label on January 15. Today, the Paul... Read more

Adele does 007: James Bond theme "Skyfall" debuts

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James Bond routinely saves the world, and Adele has saved the music industry - or at least kept it on life support by selling over 20 millions... Read more

GM from the GG

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Gizmo Guy’s often looking for the GM – good new music – to take me places, pull me out of my skin. This week the gods have... Read more