In The Mix Archive: December, 2011

What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?

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The options include: the Snowflake Ball at Johnny Brenda's, with DJ sets by members of the Spinto Band, Dr. Dog, Sun Airway and O.G. rapper... Read more

Review: Diplo at Union Transfer

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Diplo has come a long way since he was hosting Hollertronix parties at the Ukrainian Club in Northern Liberties in the early ‘00s. All... Read more

Fitz and the Tantrums at the Borgata

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Fitz and the Tantrums, the hard-touring L.A. sextet that distinguished themselves in 2011 as among the best of the onslaught of indie retro-soul... Read more

U2 tops in touring in 2011; concert biz holds steady for the year

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Concert industry magazine Pollstar has released its list of the Top 25 North American touring acts, and Irish rockers U2, who played to 70... Read more

Merry Christmas From The Family

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Hallelujah, everybody say cheese. Robert Earl Keen - whose name is misspelled below - plays Union Transfer on January 25. One of my favorite... Read more

Bon Jovi: Not Dead

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Like it or not, Jon Bon Jovi is not dead. This despite a fake Internet news story today with the dead giveaway (sorry) headline that read 'International... Read more

In honor of Christopher Hitchens: Gruff Rhys' Atheist Xmas

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Almost perfectly timed to coincide with the death of famous atheist and formidable journalist Christopher Hitchens comes Atheist Xmas, a holiday... Read more

RIP, Cesaria Evora

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Rest in peace to Cesaria Evora, the "Barefoot Diva" from Cape Verde who was one of the great soulful voices of Lusophone Africa. She was 70... Read more