Show Review & Photos: the Warlocks & Gliss @ Chop Suey

I finally saw the Warlocks! Something always seems to happens so that I miss them. I caught part of a show of theirs once when they opened for the Raveonettes probably 6 years ago – I know it’s been a long time. So finally seeing them last night was a very good experience. They have […]

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Photos: Wild Light @ Chop Suey

I am sure I must not be the only one saying it but these Wild Light guys should be huge hits. Mega huge. Mega. They’ve got massive success potential written all over them and their songs. Does this mean I like them? In this case, yes it certainly does. Highlights? California on My Mind, New […]

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Photo Show Preview: Kelly O & Boys, Saturday August 15th

Kelly O of the Stranger exhibits portraits of BOYS from her collection at Gossamer Collective, August 15th-September 17th! with DJ Eli CORNY! & Hot Dogs + Libations! And I hear that the hot dogs may be passed out by someone in a rooster costume . . . BOYS A Photography Exhibit Gossamer Collective 1406 18th […]

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Photos: The Redwood Plan CD Release @ the Crocodile

The Redwood Plan played the Crocodile on Friday to celebrate the release of their new EP, Movers Shakers Makers. Damn I love this band. They’re forceful without the music or performance being forced. They’re one of those bands that includes you in the music in a way that’s unashamed and unpretentious. When singer/guitarist/keyboardist sings I […]

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Photos: Depeche Mode @ KeyArena

Photographer Marcella Volpintesta got some beautiful and shiny photos of Depeche Mode last night when they played KeyArena. The band was in fine form and these photos prove what I have suspected for some time – that Dave Gahan looks better now than he even did when they first started. It’s pleasantly disturbing. My favorite […]

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