Photos: The 1975 at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

The 1975 (photo: Eric Molyneaux)

Words by Eric Molyneaux

As you entered the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, the first thing you saw was the members of the 1975 backlit by their [...]

By |April 26, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: The 1975 at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
  • Ministry at the Great American Music Hall, by Ian Young
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    Photos: Wax Trax! Records celebrates with Ministry, Cold Cave at Great American Music Hall

Photos: Wax Trax! Records celebrates with Ministry, Cold Cave at Great American Music Hall

Ministry (photo: Ian Young)

Wax Trax! Records, the famous Chicago-based independent record store and label, was instrumental in bringing international new wave, punk rock, and experimental music to the US [...]

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Review + Photos: Midnight North at the Mystic Theater

Midnight North (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Bay Area band Midnight North, who blend Americana, rock, and a hint of soulful blues have a harmony base that is both beautiful [...]

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Photos: Kero Kero Bonito at Great American Music Hall

Kero Kero Bonito (photo: Ian Young)

Kero Kero Bonito brought a flamingo, a crocodile, and two bonus band members to their sold-out Easter Sunday show at Great American Music Hall. [...]

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Photos: Maggie Rogers at the Fox Theater

Maggie Rogers (photo: Jon Bauer)

On Friday, the Fox Theater was treated to rising singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers, in support of her recently-released debut album Heard It in a Past Life. It [...]

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Photos: Boy Harsher at the Independent

Boy Harsher (photo: Ian Young)

Dark wave/no wave/electronic industrial/synth goth/The Matrix prom band/I'm just making stuff up now duo Boy Harsher played a sold-out set at the Independent on Wednesday [...]

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Photos: Parcels at the Regency Ballroom

Parcels (photo: Jon Bauer)

Electropop band Parcels made a strong impression in support of their self-titled debut album from last year at the Regency Ballroom. Support was provided by The Undercover [...]

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Review + Photos: FKJ at the Warfield

FKJ (photo: Cam Peters)

French multi-instrumentalist French Kiwi Juice, better known as FKJ, performed an impressive set at the Warfield last week, showing off his skills across a huge variety of [...]

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Photos: Emancipator at Great American Music Hall

Emancipator (photo: Ian Young)

Portland-based electronic producer Douglas Appling, aka Emancipator, brought his live show to a sold out Great American Music Hall on Saturday night. He also took the [...]

By |April 16, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Emancipator at Great American Music Hall
  • Fingerstyle Guitar with Mark Vickness, Michael Manring and Don Ross at Freight & Salvage, by Carolyn McCoy
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    Review + Photos: Mark Vickness, Michael Manring, Don Ross at Freight + Salvage

Review + Photos: Mark Vickness, Michael Manring, Don Ross at Freight + Salvage

Mark Vickness (photo: Carolyn McCoy)

Words by Carolyn McCoy

Let’s have a short lesson on the fingerstyle guitar method, shall we? Fingerstyle is the technique of playing the guitar by plucking the strings directly [...]

By |April 15, 2019|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Mark Vickness, Michael Manring, Don Ross at Freight + Salvage

Review + Photos: HEALTH + Youth Code at The Independent

HEALTH (photo: Ian Young)

HEALTH and Youth Code hit the Independent Wednesday night on the second night of their tour together, bringing a healthy dose of LA noise and industrial [...]

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Photos: Baker Grace and Tennyson at Rickshaw Stop

Baker Grace (photo: Ian Young)

It was a black-X-on-the-back-of-hands kind of night (read: a lot of under 21s) at Rickshaw Stop on Friday as Popscene presented two young but mighty [...]

By |April 9, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Baker Grace and Tennyson at Rickshaw Stop