Month: August 2012

Show review: Dirty Projectors at Paradise Rock Club – 8/19

The final stop on Brooklyn art-rock crew Dirty Projectors’ Swing Lo Magellan tour brought them to the Paradise Sunday night, with support from Callers.

Show review: Sebadoh at Middle East Downstairs – 8/8

Touring their first new recorded output since 1999, former Massachusetts natives Sebadoh played the Middle East Downstairs last Wednesday with support from…themselves.

Show review: Sigur Rós at Prospect Park – 7/31

A trek all the way to Brooklyn last Tuesday to catch Icelandic post-rockers Sigur Rós on their first US tour in four years proved more than worth the effort. Seattle’s Perfume Genius opened.

Report: Newport Folk Festival

Last weekend marked the return of the long-running Newport Folk Festival to Rhode Island’s Fort Adams State Park. Despite some rainy interludes, the weekend brought a bevy of stellar performances from Wilco, My Morning Jacket, Conor Oberst, The Tallest Man On Earth, Iron & Wine […]

Show review: Liars at Paradise Rock Club – 7/24

Brooklyn’s experimental post-punk/noise rockers Liars brought their tour in support of new album WIXIW to the Paradise last Tuesday, with an opening set from Unknown Mortal Orchestra.