Les Savy Fav

As the bassist for the band and the owner of the band's record label, Syd Butler is doubly vested in the upcoming Les Savy Fav album, Root to Ruin, so when the album leaked last week, he was proactive about controlling the damage. His initial appr.. more

Jul 30, 2010 6:53 PM On Music

It was all there: the raucous punk-meets-countrified twang guitars, the fast-driving drums Break Up the Concrete. ,Concert Reviews more

Feb 25, 2009 12:00 AM Concert Reviews 2 Comments

It's difficult to believe it took so long, but Les Savy Fav finally made their first national television performance on Friday, playing "Patty Lee" from their latest disc, Let's Stay Friends. It was less frightening and more overtly comical tha.. more

Feb 5, 2008 5:00 AM On Music

Madison-based bluessinger/guitarist Jim Schwall proves that getting old doesn’t mea Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun. ,CD Reviews more

Jan 10, 2008 12:00 AM Album Reviews

How wonderful is that new Radiohead album? There's not much I can say about In Rainbowsthat hasn't already been covered, except that if, like me, you'd become a little disillusioned with Radiohead over the years, give them another chance on this o.. more

Oct 17, 2007 4:00 AM On Music