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El Ten Eleven

Sept. 4 • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Visit El Ten in action for its virtuosic handiwork; stay for the chance that the pair might bust out its covers of Duran Duran’s “Tiger Tiger” and Joy Division’s “Disorder.”  

Long Time Coming

Aly Spaltro searches for catharsis and a spot of her own as Lady Lamb the Beekeeper

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 21, 2013
As Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, Aly Spaltro is currently earning attention for raw, poignant tunes that glow with gusto — both as wandering, relatively skeletal acoustic-rooted numbers and feisty, forceful electric-propelled tunes. In either instance, she decorates her songs with imagistic, compellingly detailed and often innocuous lyrics about troubled relationships and scattered trepidations.  

Pro Era

Aug. 11 • Riverbend Music Center

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 6, 2013
The group’s centerpiece is undoubtedly Joey Bada$$, an MC whose style of smart lyrical firepower harkens back to 1990s Hip Hop, even though Bada$$ didn’t exist until the middle of that decade.   

Bonnie "Prince" Billy & Dawn McCarthy and Anwar Sadat

Saturday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 31, 2013
It doesn’t really come as a surprise that slanted Americana-flavored singer/songwriter Will Oldham (aka Bonnie “Prince” Billy) was an Everly Brothers fan as a kid growing up in Louisville, Ky. More curious is the fact that Oldham’s latest album, What the Brothers Sang, is a tribute to the Everlys’ iconic employment of vocal harmony.
  

Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz with T.I. and more

Tuesday • Riverbend Music Center

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 31, 2013
New Orleanian Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., better known to the world at large as Lil Wayne, has jammed a couple of lifetimes into his first 30 years, but that’s bound to happen when you sign a music contract at age 9. That’s when Wayne linked up with rapper B.G. to form the duo the B.G.’z and became part of the renowned Cash Money roster.
  

The Slow Flight Skyward

The Dig evaluates the ins and outs of life as an emerging Rock outfit in 2013

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Erick Eiser of NYC Indie Rock band The Dig had teenage aspirations of being in the music business, a story as old as recorded music itself. But what sets types like him apart from the dreamers is his willingness to commit to the idea of a band and see the concept through.
  

Nightbeds

June 21 • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Monday, June 17, 2013
Just how good can music be without a healthy pinch of myth-making pixie dust sprinkled right over it? “Not very,” is how Winston Yellen would probably respond.
  

Windhand

June 18 • Mayday

2 Comments · Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Doom Metal five-piece Windhand is still a very nascent project, but it has a good shot at becoming a big name in its niche, since top-notch Metal label Relapse already signed the band in March.
  

Pure Bathing Culture

June 11 • 20th Century Theatre

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Upstart two-piece (and, when live, four-piece) Pure Bathing Culture — led by old friends, romantic partners and Vetiver members Sarah Versprille and Daniel Hindman — filled the genre box on its Facebook page with “New Age/Slow Dance/Adult Contemporary/Spiritual.”   

Music: Simo

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 22, 2013
A good overzealous band bio can make for quite the unintentional treat. Take what Simo and/or its management cooked up when someone decided to go off the rails with the hard sell. According to the bio