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Concert Review: Fucked Up

Concert Review: Fucked Up

Derek Staples July 15, 2014 0

(Photos: Alex Rudisill) Let me start off by admitting it has been over a decade since I last moshed. Once I surpassed the age of 18 or so, the notion of deliberately paying for

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Concert Review: New Order

Concert Review: New Order

David Harris July 13, 2014 0

I sat in a café down the street from Seattle’s Paramount Theatre, counting the guys in Unknown Pleasures T-shirts go past. I’m not above it. I have my own Unknown Pleasures shirt, but I

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Concert Review: Cloud Nothings

Concert Review: Cloud Nothings

David Harris July 6, 2014 0

(Photos: Ruud Sablerolle) When it is obvious that a band is giving its all, the singer passionately shouting into the mic while his rhythm section is in the zone, who do you blame when

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Concert Review: The Mountain Goats/Loamlands

Concert Review: The Mountain Goats/Loamlands

David Harris June 19, 2014 0

(Photo: Bradley’s Almanac) Only at a Mountain Goats show do you see people working together on crossword puzzles on their phones while waiting for the band to go on. It was hotter than hell

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Concert Review: Chelsea Wolfe

Concert Review: Chelsea Wolfe

David Harris June 15, 2014 0

(Photo: Kristin Cofer) About halfway through Chelsea Wolfe’s opening set, one of the Eels fans next to me turned around and began to frantically wave at the woman at the soundboard just behind us.

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Concert Review: Timber Timbre

Concert Review: Timber Timbre

Josh Goller June 12, 2014 0

For most of the band’s existence, Timber Timbre has been cloaked in an air of mystery. A live performance from the Canadian swamp-folk group, led by the smoky croon of frontman Taylor Kirk, is

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Concert Review: John Grant

Concert Review: John Grant

David Harris May 29, 2014 0

John Grant’s Pale Green Ghosts was the little record that could around the Spectrum Culture office last year, bowing at the 12th slot on our Top 20 Albums of 2013, nestled amongst heavyweights such

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Concert Review: Kishi Bashi

Concert Review: Kishi Bashi

Josh Goller May 28, 2014 0

The last time I saw Kishi Bashi, he stood alone on stage, equipped with nothing but a microphone, loop pedals and his violin. It was early 2012, and he was playing to the way-early

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Concert Review: Baths/Young Fathers

Concert Review: Baths/Young Fathers

Nathan Stevens May 22, 2014 0

Anticon is known for signing masses of artists from a dizzying number of genres. So a tour featuring two of the label’s most prominent groups is going to be weird – I just didn’t

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Concert Review: Danny Brown

Concert Review: Danny Brown

David Harris May 18, 2014 0

(Photo: April Siese) “How old are you, man?” I sat in the balcony at the Roseland Theater, minding my own business and waiting for Danny Brown to come on at 10pm. As people slowly

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