Posts Tagged ‘live review’

Live reviews

KEVIN MORBY + SHANNON LAY @ THE TERAGRAM BALLROOM

September 23rd, 2017

It’s this wandering that inspired the album, the memory of countless places and faces that Morby has been unable to shake finding their way into song.

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EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY + HOLY FUCK @ THE GREEK THEATRE

September 19th, 2017

It felt spiritual in a communal way – not weightless enough to be transcendental, but rather like a deeply healing sermon from a seasoned, passionate clergy.

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TOGETHER PANGEA + TALL JUAN + THE SIDE EYES + DADDY ISSUES @ THE EL REY THEATRE

September 17th, 2017

-a halt they managed to recover from almost immediately with “Too Drunk To Come”—an all-out, audio assault that had one blonde chick on her boyfriend’s shoulders singing along so passionately, it looked like her thighs were going to snap his neck off.

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STIFF LITTLE FINGERS + DEATH BY UNGA BUNGA @ THE EL REY THEATRE

September 9th, 2017

I took up a note-scribbling position at stage right near the wall, which earned me the instant ire of some meaty douchebro, who flexed his muscles in amusing mimicry of primal aggression.

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THUNDERCAT @ THE GLASS HOUSE

September 3rd, 2017

In a room so goddamn hot that our wristbands were disintegrating on our arms, we experienced over two hours of what one might imagine an astral projection feels like—being taken out of our very sweaty bodies, and up to the stars.

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OH SEES + ZIG ZAGS + LARS FINBERG @ THE TERAGRAM BALLROOM

September 2nd, 2017

For twenty years, frontman John Dwyer has served as a garage-punk Peter Pan, never aging a day, and never dropping a dud—the band’s latest release Orc, serving as the 19th entry in an insanely prolific career.