Category Archives: Show Reviews

Bands to See at SXSW: Clock Opera

Who: Clock Opera What: Electronic music Why: They remix all my indie faves – Feist, Metronomy, Au Revoir Simone, Architecture in Helsinki, Everything Everything, etc. So you know they have good taste. When: Saturday, March 17 9:00PM Label: Island More: … Continue reading

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CMJ Showcase: Emily Greene

By Lee Cahill You might remember Emily Greene from our “A Case of the Emilys” post back in February. Welp, she’s still rockin it – she’s been touring with Dar Williams and working on a new album! Please check out … Continue reading

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Gauntlet Hair at Philly’s Kung Fu Necktie

By Jeff Knight After playing five shows in New York over CMJ (three of those shows without one of their guitarists), you can imagine that by the time Gauntlet Hair got to Philly’s Kung Fu Necktie, they were pretty exhausted. … Continue reading

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Grouplove – Never Trust A Happy Song CD Release Show

By Jeff Knight Over my many years of concert going, I have found the keys to a great and memorable show. The obvious one: the music is played well, but not just well, that it exceeds expectations (usually the expectations … Continue reading

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The Suzan

By Lee Cahill The Suzan are a high-energy, all-girl, Japanese, indie band that I saw at the “Brooklyn ❤ Japan” benefit at the Bell House this past weekend. Though I had no idea what any of the girls were saying, … Continue reading

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Agnes Obel // Foster the People

Artist: Agnes Obel From: Copenhagen, Denmark Sounds like: Singer/Songwriter One reason to see her: This is the first time Agnes Obel has graced the States with her presence since her album ‘Philharmonics’ recently went Gold in Europe. If you’re in the mood … Continue reading

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Hoots & Hellmouth // Possessed by Paul James

Check out Hoots & Hellmouth in this clip from the web series Grooveable Feast directed by One Hundred Down’s Dorian Tocker Arist: Hoots & Hellmouth From: Philadelphia, PA Sounds like: Folk rock with three part harmonies One reason to see … Continue reading

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