A farewell show of sorts for MagCo, long among my local favorites, as drummer Jon Truesdale and his wife Jo are moving out of the country — a wonderful live […]
Joanna Gruesome photos are up at Speakers. You can check out the rest, from openers Aye Nako, Kings of Cats, and Museum Mouth, on Flickr.
Slingshot Cash, latest lineup, played their first show at the Speakeasy in Carrboro last Thursday. They’re sounding damn good these days, and it was a pleasure to hear the way […]
Last weekend some lovely folks from Alabama played rock and roll in my living room. You should have come.
Dawes is one of those bands where I have tried for years to grasp the deep, fierce love with which fans of the band approach Taylor Goldsmith’s music, and after […]
Hollis Brown, you guys. Look. Y’all know that I basically don’t like to leave the house because I’m lazy and misanthropic and also because I’m old and I like to […]
I hadn’t seen the Truckers in almost 18 months — Hopscotch 2011 — and when Patterson launched into “The Living Bubba” last night, even as I was deeply exhausted and irritated […]
I wrote about the Tame Impala show for Speakers In Code. Full set is here. (Credentials courtesy Shelley at Modular People, and I was genuinely grateful for the barrier / […]
A January tradition by now, this benefit show pitting covers of two bands against each other. (Dylan vs Petty ; Springsteen vs Young ; REM vs U2) It is always […]
a. This was one of the best Kickstarter rewards that I’ve ever seen: a private show for people above a certain donation level, and a free download card for a […]