Click Track: TV on the Radio


Posted at 03:15 AM ET, 09/11/2011

TV on the Radio outshines headliners at colorful FreeFest

When TV on the Radio stormed through “Wolf Like Me” at the Virgin Mobile FreeFest on Saturday night, the New York rock band seemed to summon all the tension, restlessness and unflinching hope of a tumultuous post-9/11 decade.

By Chris Richards and David Malitz  |  03:15 AM ET, 09/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FreeFest, TV on the Radio, Patti Smith, Cee Lo Green, Black Keys, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Deadmau5

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 09/07/2011

Five covers we hope to hear at FreeFest

TV on the Radio covering Fugazi, Patti Smith taking on Nirvana and other possible highlights of Saturday’s festival.

By Chris Richards  |  01:49 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Virgin Mobile FreeFest, TV on the Radio, Cee Lo Green, Grace Potter, Black Keys, Patti Smith

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 07/19/2011

2011: The year of the Fugazi cover?

All of a sudden everybody wants to play songs by the D.C. punk icons.

By David Malitz  |  01:35 PM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fugazi, TV on the Radio

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 07/18/2011

Pitchfork Festival takes over Chicago; Stage collapses at Ottawa Bluesfest; Radiohead in HD

By David Malitz  |  09:48 AM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Pitchfork, TV on the Radio, Cheap Trick, Radiohead

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 06/08/2011

Speculation: Predicting the Virgin Mobile FreeFest lineup

Might we see TV on the Radio, Foo Fighters and Big Boi for free this summer? Who knows? But it’s fun to guess.

By David Malitz  |  01:49 PM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Speculation | Tags:  Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Foo Fighters, TV on the Radio, Big Boi, Best Coast, Titus Andronicus

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 04/20/2011

R.I.P. TV on the Radio bassist Gerard Smith

The bassist for the popular art rock band passed away after battling lung cancer.

By David Malitz  |  04:43 PM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  TV on the Radio

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 04/12/2011

Quick spins: TV on the Radio; Jessie J; Alison Krauss

Reviews of new albums by art-rock group TV on the Radio, nascent pop star Jessie J and bluegrass favorite Alison Krauss.

By David Malitz, Allison Stewart and Bill Friskics-Warren  |  12:18 PM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  TV on the Radio, Jessie J, Alison Krauss

Posted at 06:58 PM ET, 04/11/2011

Week ahead: TV on the Radio returns; Angie Stone unplugs at Park; Robyn graces our television screens

Planning your week? Check out the new TVOTR album, see Angie Stone give an acoustic performance at Park and stay up late to watch Robyn on Kimmel.

By Chris Richards  |  06:58 PM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  TV on the Radio, Angie Stone, Robyn

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 03/01/2011

Singles file: T-Pain f. Flo Rida, TV on the Radio, SP-33

T-Pain, still rocking the Auto-Tune. A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... T-Pain featuring Flo Rida: "I'm Dancing" The "Low" duo teams up for another helping of irresistibly cheesy, Auto-Tuned electro-hop. If it weren't for the random...

By Allison Stewart  |  10:46 AM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Flo Rida, Lykke Li, T-Pain, TV on the Radio

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 12/31/2009

Lists: David Malitz's top 237 shows of 2009

Jay-Z's Inauguration Eve show at the Warner Theatre was historic. This is my favorite year-end list to make because I feel it's the most definitive. I made sure to wait until the very end so I could have a full...

By David Malitz  |  03:44 PM ET, 12/31/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Bob Mould, Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Destroyer, Future of the Left, Jay-Z, Juana Molina, Kurt Vile, Lambchop, Paul McCartney, Primal Scream, Spoon, TV Ghost, TV on the Radio, Times New Viking, Waco Brothers