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Mar 06, 2014 Live

You know that feeling when you can’t wait to get out bed and start your day—even if your body would prefer about four more hours of sleep? Yeah, welcome to by:Larm day two. The effort was worth it, especially when what was waiting for me was standout shows from Sea ChangeTove LoShine 2009Young Dreams, and Hanne Kolstø. More

Mar 03, 2014 Live

Wednesday wasn’t an official festival day, so in light of the encroaching jet lag (the severity of which made things like operating lamps and scarves difficult, and took almost an entire package of hazelnut cookies to quell), I was only able to catch one set. Thankfully it was Under the Radar favorite Alexander von Mehren.

Feb 16, 2014 Live

Friday night was the grand opening of the Ace Hotel Theater. Formerly United Artists Theatre, the space was rechristened with the first of two sold-out Spiritualized shows. Lead by frontman Jason Pierce, the band was in town to perform their landmark 1997 album; Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space.

Jan 29, 2014 Live

Ernest Greene isn’t a likely rock star. The Perry, Georgia musician started Washed Out as a bedroom-recording project—and if his first EPs under the moniker were any indication, he would have been happy to let it stay there.  More

Dec 05, 2013 Live

You know how sometimes at a festival there’s an “off” day, where there just doesn’t seem to be any strong acts that you’re dying to see? Le Guess Who? doesn’t believe in lulls. The final day brought strong sets from DestroyerLonnie HolleyDamien Jurado, and Yo La Tengo. More