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THE DEAR HUNTER + NORTHERN FACES + NAIVE THIEVES @ THE TROUBADOUR

May 26th, 2015

Photos and words by Scott Sheff A sold-out crowd packed the Troubadour to catch progressive rock band The Dear Hunter play its album Act III: Life and Death in its entirety. But if that wasn’t reason enough to get pumped for the show, lead singer…

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SPEEDY ORTIZ @ THE ECHO

May 24th, 2015

Gender Is Over!" With a new album Foil Deer, Speedy Oritz packed The Echo satisfying old fans and winning over new. Frontwoman Sadie Dupuis sang with purpose, all the while darting intense looks with her green eyes onto the crowd. Proving herself on the guitar many times over, Dupuis traded awesome licks on the guitar with with Devin McKnight, making Speedy Ortiz a band to hear live.

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ROCCO DELUCA w/special guest DANIEL LANOIS + JESUS SONS @ THE TROUBADOUR

May 22nd, 2015

Rocco DeLuca and Daniel Lanois sat facing each other like preachers in an ecumenical exchange of music. We were seeing the light in church. The two have been making music together for a long time and we were witness to the magic.

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SAN FERMIN + NATALIE PRASS (w/ RYAN ADAMS) @ THE TROUBADOUR

May 22nd, 2015

San Fermin brought the good times to the Troubadour along with their unique music. Composer/songwriter Ellis Ludwig-Leone shared the stage with his bandmates Allen Tate (lead vocals), Charlene Kaye (lead vocals), Rebekah Durham (violin/vocals), John Brandon (trumpet), Stephen Chen(saxophone), Tyler McDiarmid (guitar), and Michael Hanf (drums), putting on a memorable show for their fans. The band has a brand new album out now entitled Jackrabbit.

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SHAKEY GRAVES + THE BARR BROTHERS @ THE BELASCO THEATRE

May 21st, 2015

Alejandro Rose-Garcia aka Shakey Graves brought a whole lot of big Texas love to the Belasco on Wednesday night. With his trusty suitcase-kick-drum by his side, Rose-Garcia began the set solo, but that's not to say it was a quiet start. He urged the soundman to turn up the house volume on the kick-drum, "does it feel more like 'the club' in here now?"

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WOLF ALICE + GATEWAY DRUGS @ THE ROXY

May 20th, 2015

Wow, is third time the lucky charm! Not that Wolf Alice wasn't shining on their previous two visits to LA (Bardot and The Bootleg Hifi), but the English band has now had some live gig experience here and they stepped it up big time at The Roxy.

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