Category Archive: live reviews

Friday Night Live: Plains & MJ Lenderman

So glad I got my act together to see MJ Lenderman open for Plains at Webster Hall last night. His record Boat Songs is a strong Album Of The Year contender for me.… Continue reading

Gender Punk Politics With Titus Andronicus

Seeing Titus Andronicus perform is like going to a Patrick Stickles Variety Hour. The New Jersey band has played Washington, DC a fair share – but their recent show at The Black Cat… Continue reading

I Saw Deerhunter Last Night

And it was a disappointment. But let me start from the beginning. When Halcyon Digest came out, I wasn’t into it. But because I want to give all records a chance I had been listening… Continue reading

And…I’m Deaf, Part Two: The Orwells Are Here

The Orwells are everything you want in a band. If rock and roll is about youth, they’ve got it. (They also have a bit of trouble.) If you want catchy songs, they’ve got… Continue reading

And…I’m Deaf: Another Live Music Installment: UMO/Foxygen/Wampire

I arrived late, and only caught the last two songs of Wampire’s set. I’m immediate sorry I missed all of it, but getting to H Street is a near impossible task (read: at… Continue reading

dont believe the hype: i saw hip hop live: action bronson

Whether or not you want to admit it, or even think about it, when you talk about hip hop you talk about race. Born in the Bronx and raised on repression, hip hop… Continue reading

i saw Ariel Pink last night

Let me first just say that I was dreading this show. A friend of mine asked if I was going and sort-of persuaded me when I told her I was on the fence.… Continue reading

Dirty Projectors live!

Courtesy of their website, which is user friendly, helpful, informational and well designed, Dirty Projectors have photos. They aren’t typical live shots. Which highlights the unusual nature of this Brooklyn Band. Essentially this… Continue reading

the Firefly Music Festival/Jack White live!!

A week ago this time we had just finished getting our minds blown by Fitz & the Tantrums at the Firefly Music Festival in Dover, DE. Easily the best live show I’ve ever… Continue reading

Surfer Blood live! (with Grand Rapids!)

Recently, I’ve been living in a world of live music. I couldn’t be happier. While there is more to come on the Firefly Festival I was at in Delaware this past weekend (Cake,… Continue reading