Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The MGMT Conundrum comes to life at Miami Beach’s Fillmore

MGMT are at a crossroads, and their problem came wholly to life during a live show at Miami Beach's Fillmore theater the other night....

Flaming Lips overwhelm at the House of Blues, Orlando

Since I could not make the Boca Raton show this Saturday, I could not allow a chance to miss the Flaming Lips live, so...

Beach House seal the deal opening for Vampire Weekend

As established in my last post praising LCD Soundsystem, the bar for live alternative rock has been set high for the rest of the...

LCD Soundsystem sets high standard for any future live shows

This past Wednesday night marked the first of the concerts listed in an earlier posting I had the pleasure to attend: LCD Soundsystem and...

LCD Soundsystem and Sleigh Bells rock Miami

I had hoped to get something written up here by now, but after one single-spaced page exploring how LCD Soundsystem's new album, This is...

Starfucker debut on Polyvinyl with amazing 7-inch

Please allow me the indulgence of singing the praises of one song, the soon-to-be-released 7-inch "Julius" by Starfucker (pardon my language, but that is...

The Drums: from retro to where?

If the Field Mice and Big Country had a baby and left it on the doorstep of Yo La Tengo's Hoboken doorstep in the...

The dark stillness of ‘The American’

With the American, Anton Corbijn follows up his debut feature Control, a movie about Joy Division singer Ian Curtis, with a thriller far removed...

Haunted by the Holy Terrors

Over the weekend I saw Interpol live but was haunted by the Holy Terrors the next morning. After a way too late night out and...

Advance copies for Bowie’s Station to Station features DVD-A

EMI/Capitol has begun sending out advance review copies of the upcoming 3-CD special edition reissue of David Bowie’s 1976 masterpiece Station to Station. One...