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Love ya, too, Eddie Vedder

He knows Chesapeake Energy Arena is a Ticketmaster venue, right? Nevermind that, we guess. The … show … sold out. Didn’t it? However, we did get tickets for sale on Ticketmaster for $64-ish. Plus fees. So, $80-plus. But we digress. What’s disturbing is that on the band’s tour, even as a joke, Vedder, eh, kids

Fair to Midlake

Sometimes, all it takes for a band to become the next big thing is one little break that will propel them from cult curiosities to mainstream teen-screams. After a decade and a half in the indie scene, Denton, Texas, act Midlake is poised to become the next chart-topping rock crossover with both a new record,

CHICKEN FRIED NEWS

Courtesy He knows Chesapeake Arena’s a Ticketmaster venue, right? Nevermind that, we guess. The … show … sold out. Didn’t it? However, we did tickets for sale on Ticketmaster for $64-ish. Plus fees. So, $80-plus. But we digress. What’s disturbing is that on the band’s tour, even as a joke, Vedder, eh, kids about “the

Big time

Dominic Lalli and Jeremy Salken — the two minds behind electronic duo Big Gigantic — met while playing in various jazz and funk bands around the greater Boulder, Colo., area before rooming together and deciding to collaborate. Old habits die hard. “[Lalli] said, ‘I’m making these beats, and I want to play sax over it.’

Big time

Dominic Lalli and Jeremy Salken — the two minds behind electronic duo Big Gigantic — met while playing in various jazz and funk bands around the greater Boulder, Colo., area before rooming together and deciding to collaborate. Old habits die hard. “[Lalli] said, ‘I’m making these beats, and I want to play sax over it.’

Lotus flowers

Photo: Tobin Voggesser American music’s evolving scope hasn’t played into the hands of many bands as well as it has for instrumental act Lotus. The collective of Deadheads with penchants for Aphex Twin and The Orb has ridden the rise of electronic dance music to sold-out tours and high-profile festival slots. “When we first started

Lotus flowers

Photo: Tobin Voggesser American music’s evolving scope hasn’t played into the hands of many bands as well as it has for instrumental act Lotus. The collective of Deadheads with penchants for Aphex Twin and The Orb has ridden the rise of electronic dance music to sold-out tours and high-profile festival slots. “When we first started

Jam recipe

For grinding away at drum kits in every major U.S. market two or three times a year, EOTO’s Jason Hann has a remarkable memory. “Man, that was like Punk Band Night,” he said of the band’s last Oklahoma City performance, on Nov. 29, 2009 — a bill shared with Ohio prog-punk duo Mr. Gnome at

Jam recipe

For grinding away at drum kits in every major U.S. market two or three times a year, EOTO’s Jason Hann has a remarkable memory. “Man, that was like Punk Band Night,” he said of the band’s last Oklahoma City performance, on Nov. 29, 2009 — a bill shared with Ohio prog-punk duo Mr. Gnome at

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