Ever wondered what changes in a bands performance as they move from city to city and venue to venue? The good ones keep their performance consistent. After all – consistently good live shows build reputation, buzz, and it’s what fans are paying for. The bad ones? Well, I think it goes without saying. Sometimes, though, [...]
Ladies and gentleman, welcome to 2011. Embarrassingly, this was my first show of the new year. Despite having quite a few great local acts playing around town, work and other commitments kept me away from the scene. But boy, what a way to kick off the new year! As a Flaming Lips newbie (to the [...]
In the epic battle over who can come up with the most original indie band name, the Miniature Tigers and the Freelance Whales have two solid submissions. Any show that elicits a “you’re seeing WHO?” from your coworkers means that you’ve found it – the weird for the sake of weird show. Always fashionably late, [...]
For what amounted to a very small crowd (maybe 250 people), the Wales based Indie Pop / Punk outfit Los Campesinos! put on a spirited and fun set for those who ventured out to The Granada Theater.