Live Music

TV star/pop song princess Kate Voegele brings her new tunes, new grit, and a Wahoowa to the Southern on Wednesday. Publicity photo.

In transition: Teen queen Kate Voegele explores her mature side

Kate Voegele was miscast—quite literally. Voegele’s career hit the fast track in 2005 when she gained a strong following on the social media site MySpace. That same year, MySpace and Interscope Records teamed up to create MySpace Records, and Voegele became one of the label’s earliest signees. She released her first major label-backed full-length record […]

Dee Dee Penny’s Dum Dum Girls play it smart, fast, and loud at 
the Southern on Sunday. Publicity photo.

ARTS Pick: Dum Dum Girls

Dum Dum Girls is a throwback band that’s a force to be reckoned with. Take spitfire riffs, increase the attitude, and spice generously with talent for an adrenaline rush coupled with a healthy dose of introspection. Moving beyond simplistic ballads, frontwoman Dee Dee Penny explores a wealth of emotion, defining rebellion in life, love, and […]

Killer Mike and El-P began trading recording favors, and the razor sharp, badass hip-hop duo Run the Jewels was born. Publicity photo.

Tag team: Run the Jewels takes chemistry to the next level

The collaboration between Killer Mike and El-P, the two indispensable and bomb-throwing emcees who form the uncompromisingly raw and forward-thinking rap duo Run the Jewels, has been as perfect as it was unexpected. They seem, at first, like odd bedfellows: El-P’s a noise-loving Brooklyn firebrand with an independent streak as long as Bedford Avenue; Atlanta […]