Show Review & Photos: Manic Street Preachers @ Neumos

Review by Nicky Andrews & Photos by Nicky Andrews and Dagmar. It was with much excitement that Dagmar and I attended the Manic Street Preachers gig at Neumos on Monday night. This was their first gig on their first tour of North America in a decade, so there was much anticipation in the crowd that […]

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Photos: Bat for Lashes @ Neumos

Bat for Lashes played an ethereal concert at Neumos, Wednesday 26 August, supported by Oklahoma band Other Lives. Neumos was the perfect intimate venue for such a lineup, and Other Lives’ frontman Jesse Tabish used it to his advantage.  The band featured a prominent string section with both a violin and a cello, and complimented […]

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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: 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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