Click Track: Phoenix

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 10/21/2010

Ari Up of the Slits is dead; Gwenyth Paltrow to sing at CMAs; Mark E. Smith throws bottles

By Chris Richards - Ari Up, post-punk icon and founder of the Slits, has died at the age of 48. The Slits' 1979 debut album "Cut," released when Up was only a teenager, stands as one of the most...

By Chris Richards  |  10:00 AM ET, 10/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Ari Up, CMAs, Daft Punk, Gwenyth Paltrow, Mark E. Smith, Mumford & Sons, Phoenix, The Fall, Vince Gill, the Slits

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 06/14/2010

Jimmy Dean R.I.P.; Rock Band 3 will have keyboards and Phoenix; Weezer releases World Cup victory song

Jimmy Dean in 1999. The "Big Bad John" singer passed away at age 81. (Photo by Susan Biddle/TWP) By Ally Schweitzer - Jimmy Dean, the country singing, TV hosting, sausage slinging entrepreneur from Plainsville, TX, died yesterday. Dean dropped out...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  09:10 AM ET, 06/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Jimmy Dean, Phoenix, Rilo Kiley, Weezer, White Stripes

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 04/27/2010

Speculation: Virgin Mobile FreeFest Predictions, Vol. 1

Will Eugene Hutz and Gogol Bordello make a Virgin Mobile Fest return? We think so. (Sarah L. Voisin/TWP) By David Malitz Here's what we know about the 2010 edition of Virgin Mobile FreeFest - it's on. It will, once again,...

By David Malitz  |  02:25 PM ET, 04/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Speculation | Tags:  Gogol Bordello, Phoenix, Virgin Festival, Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Wale

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 04/27/2010

In concert: Phoenix at Constitution Hall

Thomas Mars and Phoenix thrilled fans at a sold-out Constitution Hall Monday night. (All photos by Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Chris Richards Signs that things are amiss in Popland, U.S.A.: Rolling Stone magazine is fawning over the Black Eyed Peas, America's...

By Chris Richards  |  01:45 PM ET, 04/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Phoenix

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 04/26/2010

Week ahead: My Morning Jacket at Merriweather, Hole finally releases new CD

My Morning Jacket has gone from Metro Cafe to Merriweather Post Pavilion over the past decade. (AP Photo/ Jim Cooper) By David Malitz In concert: You really want to see Phoenix tonight at Constitution Hall but it's very sold out....

By David Malitz  |  06:00 PM ET, 04/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Hole, My Morning Jacket, Phoenix, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 04/19/2010

Carrie Underwood takes the big award at ACM; Coachella 2010 wraps up

Carrie Underwood, two-time recipient of ACM's Entertainer of the Year award. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) By Ally Schweitzer - Carrie Underwood took away the biggest prize at last night's Academy of Country Music awards, winning "Entertainer of the Year" at the...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  08:45 AM ET, 04/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Beyonce, Carrie Underwood, Flea, Jay-Z, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Pavement, Phoenix

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 04/01/2010

Lollapalooza (almost) releases lineup; Hopscotch joins the festival fray; Bieber tops the charts

Lollapalooza lineup - it's a puzzle. - Summer mega-festival Lollapalooza released its lineup yesterday. Well, not really. It revealed one letter: O. And then it let the Internet take over from there. The Vanna White-like reveal, it was enough for...

By David Malitz  |  08:45 AM ET, 04/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Arcade Fire, Green Day, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Lollapalooza, Phoenix, Public Enemy, Soundgarden, The Strokes

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 03/25/2010

Jim Marshall, legendary rock photographer, dies; Bieber's manager arrested for lack of tweets; Phoenix gives away live album

For most photographers getting this shot of Miles Davis would be a career highlight. Just another day for Jim Marshall. (Jim Marshall) - Legendary rock photographer Jim Marshall passed away at the age of 74. Marshall is widely acknowledged as...

By David Malitz  |  08:45 AM ET, 03/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Jim Marshall, Justin Bieber, Phoenix

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 02/08/2010

Morning click: Pitchfork headliners announced; Phoenix does film soundtrack

Duh: Pavement to headline Pitchfork Music Festival (Photo from Wikipedia Commons) - The 2010 Pitchfork Music Festival headliners were announced Friday and David Malitz predicted right: Pavement will top the Chicago festival on Sunday, with Modest Mouse and LCD Soundsystem...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  08:30 AM ET, 02/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  LCD Soundsystem, Modest Mouse, Oasis, Pavement, Phoenix

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 01/25/2010

The Grammys: Five underdog artists you should be rooting for on Sunday night

Miranda Lambert is a true longshot going up against Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood. But you should still be rooting for her. Check Click Track every day at noon this week for preview coverage of Sunday's Grammy Awards. The 52nd...

By Chris Richards  |  12:00 PM ET, 01/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Jamey Johnson, Maxwell, Miranda Lambert, Pearl Jam, Phoenix

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 01/21/2010

Taking sides... Choose your own Coachella adventure

Jay-Z and Thom Yorke can play at your version of Coachella - but it will cost you. In an effort to turn everything in life into some kind of draft and/or fantasy sport, Click Track has developed a Coachella salary...

By David Malitz  |  02:25 PM ET, 01/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Baroness, Beach House, Calle 13, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Coachella, Corinne Bailey Rae, De La Soul, Dead Weather, Dirty Projectors, Echo and the Bunnymen, Faith No More, Gil Scott-Heron, Girls, Grace Jones, Jay-Z, LCD Soundsystem, Pavement, Phoenix, Sleigh Bells, Sly Stone, Spoon, The Soft Pack, Thom Yorke, Wale

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 01/20/2010

Morning click: Coachella Lineup Announced; Folk singer Kate McGarrigle dies

Jay-Z, Gorillaz, Phoenix, and MGMT are scheduled to play this year's Coachella Festival. (Photos clockwise from top: Jason DeCrow/AP; Myspace) - The 2010 Coachella lineup has been announced and it's looking a little less wrinkly than in years past....

By Ally Schweitzer  |  08:30 AM ET, 01/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Jay-Z, Ludacris, Phoenix, Vampire Weekend, Wale