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franzferdinand
Festivals, Music
Aug 9, 2012

WELCOMING FRANZ FERDINAND BACK TO AMERICA

There couldn’t have been a better time for Franz Ferdinand to perform. On the heels of a storm that set off a surplus of rumors…read more >

sigurros
Festivals, Music
Aug 9, 2012

SIGUR ROS

If you don’t understand a word that the band Sigur Ros’ front man Jonsi Birgisson sings, it’s because of one or two reasons. The first…read more >

jackwhite
Festivals, Music
Aug 9, 2012

JACK WHITE ROCKS GRANT PARK

It’s a good thing Jack White didn’t become a priest. The twist of fate that turned the seminary-school prospect into an aspiring rocker seemed truly…read more >

totalrecall
Film, Reviews
Aug 8, 2012

TOTAL RECALL REVIEW

There seems to be a new development in the world of the Hollywood remakes. In an attempt to distance them from the original, they will…read more >

ambassadors
Festivals, Music
Aug 8, 2012

AMBASSADORS TAKE THE STAGE AT LOLLA

The Brooklyn-based group Ambassadors took the stage early on at Lollapalooza this year but their performance fell short of their capabilities. While front man Sam…read more >

passionpit
Festivals, Music
Aug 8, 2012

PASSION PIT DELIVERS AT LOLLA

Give one listen to Cambridge-based electro-pop quintet Passion Pit and you’ll wonder if they can pull it off live. The possibility that they may not…read more >

stellarrevival
Music
Aug 8, 2012

GETTING DOWN WITH STELLAR REVIVAL

You would think that after such a whirlwind to promote their upcoming album, these guys would be living the high life. But after talking to…read more >

hawthorneeffect
Music
Aug 3, 2012

HOT NEW ARTIST- HAWTHORNE EFFECT

PPLA had the chance to chat with rising Chicago-based band Hawthorne Effect. We spoke with their front man and songwriter John Jauch about their latest…read more >

bretmichaels
Music
Aug 2, 2012

RIDGEFEST- NOTHING BUT A GOOD TIME

Lights, sound and music. That is what you prepare for when you go to Ridgefest. The rides and food are a plus, but the concerts…read more >

lauraw
Festivals, Music
Aug 2, 2012

LOLLAPALOOZA- MEET LAURA WARSHAUER

For those of you interested in the chick rock scene, make sure to check out Laura Warshauer (pronounced WAR-shower) at Lollapalooza this weekend. Press Pass…read more >