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Mountain Goats @ Bowery Ballroom: March 29, 2011

Mountain Goats @ Bowery Ballroom: March 29, 2011

April 1, 2011, By

John Darnielle is more than a singer-songwriter. He’s a movie buff who testifies to the genius of The Mechanic, a storyteller who rambles about …

Photos: Ella Riot @ Pianos: March 30, 2011

Photos: Ella Riot @ Pianos: March 30, 2011

March 31, 2011

Photographer Jamie Killen was at Pianos last night to capture the furious styles of Ann Arbor, MI’s Ella Riot (formerly known as My Dear …

A Love Letter To LCD Soundsystem

A Love Letter To LCD Soundsystem

March 31, 2011, By

Dear LCD Soundsystem, I remember when you sauntered into my life, all bluster and attitude, name-dropping Daft Punk amid a distinctly rock ‘n’ roll beat. …

Heidi Spencer @ The Living Room: March 29, 2011

Heidi Spencer @ The Living Room: March 29, 2011

March 30, 2011, By

Last night, Wisconsin native Heidi Spencer treated fans to an acoustic set at the Living Room, featuring herself, her guitar and a couple of finger …

LCD Soundsystem @ Terminal 5: March 28, 2011

LCD Soundsystem @ Terminal 5: March 28, 2011

March 30, 2011, By

James Murphy seemed poised to get sentimental. The timing was right: Monday night marked the first of disco-dance and funk-punk band LCD Soundsystem’s five …

Chino Maurice @ Public Assembly: March 25, 2011

Chino Maurice @ Public Assembly: March 25, 2011

March 30, 2011, By

No planes, trains or automobiles were required for the musical journey on which fans embarked at Public Assembly last Friday. The crowd packed it up …

Lily And The Parlour Tricks @ Brooklyn Bowl: March 28, 2011

Lily And The Parlour Tricks @ Brooklyn Bowl: March 28, 2011

March 29, 2011, By

Last night at the Brooklyn Bowl, Lily And The Parlour Tricks lit up the stage with enough vivacity that you certainly couldn’t hear a …

SXSW Report: Boy And Bear, Puro Instinct, Toro Y Moi

SXSW Report: Boy And Bear, Puro Instinct, Toro Y Moi

March 21, 2011, By

It’s Sunday. The Texas sun has turned me pink, the continuous loop from venue to venue has turned my feet into bricks, and the …

SXSW Report: Trash Talk, Death On Two Wheels, Black Lips

SXSW Report: Trash Talk, Death On Two Wheels, Black Lips

March 21, 2011, By

Austin’s downtown took a weird beating on Thursday. Not only was it the second day of SXSW, but it was also St. Patrick’s …

Pogues And So So Glos @ Terminal 5: March 16, 2011

Pogues And So So Glos @ Terminal 5: March 16, 2011

March 17, 2011, By

On St. Patty’s eve, eager fans arrived in distant Hell’s Kitchen searching for those streams of whiskey at the end of the rainbow—…