• Sebadoh : Live

     Ever since Frank Black and Kim Deal buried the hatchet in 2004 and indie-gods The Pixies got back together at Coachella, a number of once-sundered alternative acts from the eighties and nineties have reunited.  Lou Barlow has the unique distinction of being in two of...
  • The Cedars : Live

     Sometimes, the setting matters.  Washington, D.C.’s Cedars deliver an expansive Anglophile form of indie rock that is best suited for strolls down green, Middle Earth-esque lolling hills, or walks down wide, empty avenues, the morning after a rain. 
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  • Say Hi To Your Mom : Live

     Thursday night at Union Hall in Brooklyn was a homecoming for Say Hi To Your Mom.  The borough-born band moved to Seattle in November of last year, and March 29th was their first show in the city since the move. 
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  • Menomena : Live

     As far as indie rock goes, there's hardly anyone as purely creative as Menomena.  While it would be easy to assume their inventiveness is studio-bound, it would be foolish - as their recent show at Great Scott in Boston proved.  
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  • Loose Trim : Live

     Like that last shot of whiskey you know you shouldn’t have, but damn if you can’t help yourself, Loose Trim rocked asses hard at The Pussycat Lounge in downtown Manhattan on March 21st. 
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  • The Autumn Defense : Live

     "In the great, big city, an oasis of quiet."  This was how Pat Sansone, one-half of The Autumn Defense, described their performance at The Mercury Lounge in New York City.  And The Autumn Defense were "quiet", and not just with their laid back,...
  • The Shins : Live

    The Shins are big. This may not come as a shock to you, but it still does to them....
  • of Montreal : Live

     of Montreal, fresh off releasing their new album, Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?, are in the middle of a nationwide tour that included Boston's Avalon Ballroom on March 11th.  It was a sold out all ages show, which promised an extra mix...
  • Clinic : Live

     Clinic has claimed to sound “like no other band,” but on stage their presence is kind of a throwback to the nineteen-eighties: a mixture of New Wave and Reagan-era punk rock.  All four members wear surgical scrubs and masks, along with top hats,...