Waterhouse has been on this planet for a mere 25 years but his homage to vintage soul feels like that of a lively octogenarian. This, indeed, was a happy nerd gathering of all things retro.
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February 27th, 2012 · No Comments
It’s been long known that I have a soft spot for dance music played by a live band- well, I mean, I’ve long known that I have a soft spot for dance music played by a live band, I don’t know what you think about it… Staged at the intimate-meets-ornate setting that is the Eagle [...]
August 23rd, 2011 · 1 Comment
Pairing three great garage bands who should play together ALL THE TIME turned out to be as great in practice as it was in theory. This FYF outing paired So-Cal heroes Tijuana Panthers and Audacity with S.F. sunshine pop darling Ty Segall at Eagle Rock’s historic-library-turned-concert-venue Eagle Rock Center for the Arts.
August 2nd, 2011 · No Comments
Cults’ full length came out this year, filling out the stage set by the brilliant 3 song EP they released in 2010. Their set at the cavernous Eagle Rock Performing Arts Center was gorgeous and energetic. The new material features a lot more Ronettes-styled grooves, and some doo-wop call and response. Gorgeous vocals and a [...]
April 1st, 2011 · No Comments
Thee Oh Sees I revisited Eagle Rock for another FYF/ERMF collaboration, in which they presented Daylong Valleys of the Nile, Dom, and Thee Oh Sees. Daylong kicked it off with an audience seeming mostly unfamiliar, with this Lavender Diamond side project. They’re heavily new wave, and their love for music is both audible and visible [...]
March 31st, 2011 · 5 Comments
I didn’t necessarily expect people to mosh for The Strange Boys, since their music is more dance-inducing than violence-worthy. But they moshed indeed, and my knees are so bruised up from being pushed against the stage that even the touch of my sheets to my skin hurts like hell.
February 18th, 2011 · No Comments
If there’s one thing I trust, it’s a lady in a dress and sneakers. The combination says I am a soft flower but I’m ready to leap from here to there as needed, I will save you. Plus Coco’s beautiful voice is like a net of butterflies catching our fall from the fire. Accompanied by [...]