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Sound Advice: They Might Be Giants

Friday • Madison Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Back in the golden year of 1987, I discovered the aural and visual joys of They Might Be Giants almost simultaneously.  

Music: Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin and The Guilty Ones

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 16, 2016
There are few clichés as enduring and as ultimately true as brothers who will beat each other physically and emotionally senseless, but woe to the soul outside of the family circle who inflicts the same damage. The Alvins don’t fit exactly into that particular construct.  

Music: They Might Be Giants

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Back in the golden year of 1987, I discovered the aural and visual joys of They Might Be Giants almost simultaneously.   

Sound Advice: John 5 and the Creatures with Static Tension

Thursday • Southgate House Revival (Sanctuary)

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Guitarist John 5 has an impossibly extensive and diverse résumé, from David Lee Roth’s DLR Band and Marilyn Manson to k.d. lang and his current role as Rob Zombie’s shredder of choice.
  

Sound Advice: Dressy Bessy with Serenity Fisher and the Cardboard Hearts and The Invisible Strings

Thursday • Southgate House Revival (Revival Room)

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
In the time since Dressy Bessy was a consistently active band, MySpace has gone from a top online community site to virtual haunted house.  

Sound Advice: We Banjo 3

Friday • Live! at the Ludlow Garage

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
There are so many odd signifiers and dichotomies in the composition of We Banjo 3 that it’s worth identifying as many as possible.  

Music: John 5

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Guitarist John 5 has an impossibly extensive and diverse résumé, from David Lee Roth’s DLR Band and Marilyn Manson to k.d. lang and his current role as Rob Zombie’s shredder of choice.  

Music: Dressy Bessy

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
In the time since Dressy Bessy was a consistently active band, MySpace has gone from a top online community site to virtual haunted house.  

Music: We Banjo 3

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
There are so many odd signifiers and dichotomies in the composition of We Banjo 3 that it’s worth identifying as many as possible.  

Sound Advice: Logic with Dizzy Wright

Sunday • Madison Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 2, 2016
In the Rap world, and perhaps even the real world, Logic defies logic. After building a huge buzz entirely on his own (via mixtapes and touring), the young, biracial spitter has released two albums for Def Jam that cracked the Top 5 on the album charts, including last year's The Incredible True Story.