Director John Hughes didn't just assemble a soundtrack for his '80s Brat Pack classic, he put together an alternative mix tape for the masses.
Echo and the Bunnymen
Though Toronto features the smallest lineup of Riot Fest’s three events, it still has plenty of exciting acts lined up for when it takes over Downsview Park.
Echo & the Bunnymen brought 30-plus years of music with them to New York City when they played the first of a two-night stand at Irving Plaza on Aug. 16.
Just when it looked like Arcade Fire were though covering other people's songs during the band's tour stops in those artists' hometowns, they pulled one out again last night.
Taking elements of everything from the Doors and the Seeds to the Velvet Underground and Leonard Cohen, Echo & the Bunnymen helped bring a psychedelic glow to the post-punk world. Along with fellow adventurers like the Teardrop Explodes and the Soft Boys, the Bunnymen took from the past while keeping all eyes (third included) on the future. Ev...