December 2012 :: Event Reviews
The question on Matthew Moyer's mind, when checking out the trimmed-down version of Cult of Youth, was this: will they still be able to pull off the rich hues and near-psychedelic textures of this album? The answer: a resounding YES!
An unplugged evening with Eddie Vedder full of conversation, confessions, and two hours of music is a damn fine way for Jen Cray to spend the night.
When given the chance to see Madonna, on a moment's notice and four hours away, Jen Cray abandons all responsibilities, hightails it to Miami, and enjoys every sleep-deprived second of the journey!
Carl F. Gauze jumps a freight train to Austin to check out some new music by Icona Pop and Marina and the Diamonds, and returns with a bad case of bubble gum fever.
Robert Glasper and Friends find the Wonder in Jazz, and Lauressa Nelson is there to soak it all in at the Harlem Stage.
Surf music from the hills of North Carolina washes up on the Orlando shore and pelts Carl F Gauze with free fried chicken. Southern Culture on the Skids is back in town.
San Francisco's The Stone Foxes jingle-rocked NYC's Grammercy Theatre, helping May Terry shake the Christmas doldrums away with some great alternative-blues rock.
Die-hard fans, May Terry among them, mind-moshed and recalled their early days of musical aggression at Irving Plaza, thanks to legendary punk rockers, X.