June 2013

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Widespread Panic | Red Rocks | 6/29/2013 | Review & Photos

Submitted by Daniel Neubert on Sun, 06/30/2013 - 1:47 pm

So, Widespread Panic played a show at Red Rocks on Saturday night. Honestly, for those of you who have seen them in that setting before, that’s about as good of a review as you need. All it would take is one glance at the set list, particularly from the second set on, to know that it was a spectacular evening.

Stripmall Architecture | Suburban Reverb | New Music Review

Submitted by Jason Chiu on Sat, 06/29/2013 - 1:36 pm

Sometime in between The Killers’ “Mr. Brightside” and Kanye West’s “Stronger,” electronic music officially became pop again. Long relegated to the support role after the death of new wave in the 80s, the keyboardist became a more prominent player (pun absolutely intended) in a band once again. Often just an add-on in a guitar-driven musical landscape, the keyboardist now plays the riffs, front and center. The buzzing sawtooth that starts Phoenix’s “1901” and the glossy bounce that propels Passion Pit’s “Take a Walk” are what gets stuck in people’s heads these days.

Forecastle Festival 2013 | Preview

Submitted by Ben Welp on Sat, 06/29/2013 - 12:42 pm

Fore·cas·tle (f’ok_sol) n. ~ A superstructure at the bow of a ship where the crew is housed. Hard at work in the unruly sea, it is a place workers gather to unwind after a hard day of labor. Simply put, it is a place where people come together.This year marks the eleventh anniversary of the Forecastle Festival with headlining acts: The Black Keys, The String Cheese Incident, and The Avett Brothers.

String Cheese Incident Launch Tour & Reveal Plans For New Album

Submitted by MSO on Sat, 06/29/2013 - 12:23 pm

Acclaimed independent and innovative band THE STRING CHEESE INCIDENT have launched their summer tour and have confirmed that they will be releasing an album of new material in early 2014.  The dates began this past weekend with a show at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival (6/21) and continue this weekend with three shows in Rothbury, MI at the Electric Forest Festival.