Reviews

Posted on Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 - 5:56 pm
Before attending Danielle Ate the Sandwich at the Gothic Theater on October 8th I was unsure as to what kind of sandwich exactly she may have eaten. However, after speaking to Danielle before her show and watching her exuberant performance I was certain said sandwich must be chock full of wit,...
Posted on Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 - 4:48 pm
My father used to call it ‘blowing out the carbs..’ I was a little girl, in Northeast Texas, in the middle 70s. We had old cars, my entire childhood, often hotrods, or in leaner times at least a family car with a big-assed surprise under the hood.. Some of those older hot rods of his were high-...
Posted on Sunday, October 24th, 2010 - 5:28 pm
Overall, the general tide in Indie rock pulls heavily towards the twinkley.  Lots of synth, lots of electronics, lots of over-dubbing, lots of special effects, and less dirty guitar with each passing year.  Not that I would attempt to deny the appeal that this trend has – I’ve grown fond...
Posted on Saturday, October 16th, 2010 - 6:58 am
In America, pissed means angry. In England, pissed means drunk. Yannis Philippakis, front man of Oxford’s dance-rock band Foals, was both, a potentially dangerous combination that worked to his benefit. Sticking firm to the set list, Foals either gave their despondent audience the middle finger or...
Posted on Friday, October 15th, 2010 - 11:02 pm
There was a buzz in the air of Boulder Colorado, October 9, 2010.  On the cool fall Saturday night, people were celebrating life, friendship, and the end of a very destructive fire that burned outside of Boulder early last month. Lasting nearly a week, the Boulder Fourmile Canyon fire was the...
Posted on Thursday, October 14th, 2010 - 12:10 am
Strong winds from the west blew across a dirt parking lot… people tuck their heads, pulling their hats tighter to their skulls as they struggle against the wind, walking towards a dusty, rock strewn patch of earth… getting closer, t-shirts and the tarps they are laid out on struggle to stay...
Posted on Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 - 5:18 pm
On the night of October 7th, 2010, an eclectic crowd discusses festivals and shows of past in the brisk fall mountain air of Boulder Colorado. Crowds began pouring into the beautiful Fox Theater as Brothers Past has begun to wrap up the last half of their set. Deep trance beats fueled by funky...
Posted on Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 - 4:17 am
(x-1) / 2 = 34 Solve for x. Doesn’t sound like music to you? Well, for Dr. Genius, drummer of Fortress of Attitude, the solution to x was precisely the inspiration for the band’s first song on Saturday night at NYC’s Nerd Rock Festival hosted as part of the annual New York Comic Con at Sullivan...
Posted on Monday, October 11th, 2010 - 5:26 pm
After a somewhat painful opener by Me in the Zoo, Kelli Scarr took the stage on Thursday night and filled NYC’s Joe’s Pub with her giant whispery voice. She is on tour now showcasing her newest album, “Piece,” which was released on August 10 by the indie-start-up label, "Silence Breaks." With a...
Posted on Monday, October 11th, 2010 - 12:27 am
Check out some photos from last night's Fourmile Canyon Revival, featuring String Cheese Incident, Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Jon Fishman, Page McConnell, Yonder Mountain String Band, Leftover Salmon and Big Head Todd and the Monsters.  This show was a benefit for the firefighters who fought...