In Toronto, a stage for Radiohead collapsed, killing the band's drum tech and injuring three.
As the leader of two influential alternative-rock bands of the '80s and '90s, David Lowery has spent over 25 years in the music business.
While looking at all the music I was listening to this year I see that most of my favorite stuff ended up being single songs. (Stay tuned for a post on that topic.) But the albums that I dove into I dove into repeatedly and often. Here are about half of my favorites.
David Lowery is a busy guy. Over the recent decades he's worked as singer, songwriter and guitarist for alt-rock icons Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker, and produced records for artists like Lucero and Sparklehorse.