Music

In the world of iTunes and BitTorrents, it's nice to give local records stores some recognition. Enter Record Store Day . On April 18, over 1000 indie record shops across the U.S. will participate with appearances by all sorts of awesome bands. Among the participating bands, The Breeders' Kim and Kelley Deal will be at Shake It in Cincinnati, Chris Cornell and The Bad Plus at Electric Fetus in Minneapolis, Erykah Badu and the Cannabinoids at Good Records in Dallas, Ra Ra Riot at Flat Black...

Marianne Faithfull always has her finger on the pulse of who’s cool....

I Can Wonder What You Did With Your Day careens between blistering rock and whittled-down folk....

Alela Diane's sophomore effort is full of acoustic-driven, contemplative songs....

A must-have for superfans of Rasputina....

Aussie Gabriella Cilmi is the latest imported pop/soul stylist....

Will Oldham has crafted Bonnie into a country-music cult legend....

The band takes a step back into the murkier waters from whence it came....

The Black Keys' singer/guitarist Dan Auerbach's solo debut....

Brooklyn-based Akron/Family defies categorization....