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Nov 20, 2012 Live Angel Olsen

On Tuesday night in Philadelphia, Folkadelphia, the online radio show of local station WXPN, arranged an intimate acoustic show at West Philly’s Studio 34 yoga/healing/arts center. The show featured newcomer Brendan Codey, Philadelphia folk institution Meg Baird, and headliner Angel Olsen.

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Nov 07, 2012 Live Jens Lekman Taken By Trees

The trick to reviewing a Jens Lekman performance isn’t properly recapping the experience, but not sounding like a blithering fan girl while doing it.

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Nov 05, 2012 Live Saint Etienne

Saint Etienne’s performance at the Henry Fonda Theatre on Saturday night can summed up in an excerpt from Douglas Copland’s essay published in the liner notes of band’s 1998 album, Good Humor.

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Oct 24, 2012 Live CMJ

New York’s CMJ Music Marathon is an annual reminder of just how spoiled you can be as a music fan living in the city that never sleeps. And for five days you probably won’t sleep much at all, as hundreds of up-and-coming acts play day-and-night at dozens of venues across Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens.

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Oct 22, 2012 Live Ultraista

Nigel Godrich-lead band Ultraísta took the stage at the Echoplex on Friday night to cheers. “We haven’t even played a note yet,” joked Godrich. “We might be terrible. We hope we’re not.”

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Oct 10, 2012 Live Florence and the Machine

It all comes down to otherworldly adjectives. Witchy. Ethereal. Pixie-like. Call it what you want, but if the high number of weeping, dancing, and otherwise hysterical females in attendance at Monday night’s Florence and the Machine show at The Hollywood Bowl was any indication, one thing’s for certain—frontwoman Florence Welch does have some kind of power.

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Sep 21, 2012 Live Dan Deacon

Being at a Dan Deacon concert is like being at a kid’s birthday party made for adults. Only instead of a clown making balloon animals, the crowd is treated to a bearded man with oversized glasses screaming voice modulated squeals into a microphone while shaking his hand in front of him like he’s flicking water into someone’s face.

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Aug 31, 2012 Live Patrick Wolf

“Sorry I had to have you seated,” said chamber pop visionary Patrick Wolf to Wednesday night’s packed-out crowd at The Old Vic Theatre in London. “I didn’t want anyone to fall over from boredom.”

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Aug 13, 2012 Live Jessie Ware Charles Bradley SBTRKT The War on Drugs Bon Iver Øya Festival 2012 Øya Festival 2012: Day 4 Best Coast First Aid Kit

Øya, day four. The best way to avoid jet lag is to never sleep—but by this point I was experiencing a new sensation: festival lag. On the way to the day’s events, I passed a man in the hotel lobby, sleeping soundly in a small nest of beanbag chairs. He is my spirit animal.

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