I’ve been working a lot lately and have been quite busy with visiting relatives as well. I’m still in the process of editing my “A Closer Look” for U2’s “Achtung Baby” as I have so much I want to say, but I figured I could still put something out today instead. 971 more words
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Just a short concert update for this very early post (it’s currently 1:49 AM in my timezone, and yes, I am indeed wide awake).
The group of family friends that I usually go to Lollapalooza with has decided to have a “pre-party” this week, and we’ll be going to see a Spoon concert on Wednesday. 124 more words
A record that specialises in natural picture painting and mild experimentation: Yo La Tengo -- 'And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out'
Similar to those other well seasoned slowcore(ish) songsters Low, Hoboken’s Yo La Tengo always change a little with each album. It’s what, one assumes, they deliberately set out to do when entering the recording studio, not to give the paying public the same record repeated over. 298 more words
Mary Timony plays the songs of Helium at Rock and Roll Hotel on June 6, 2017.
In the loose and grungy ’90s, pockets of great music bubbled up, and few places were as cool as Boston, where noise pop quartet Helium formed. 600 more words
Helium (Photo by James Smolka)
Mary Timony, DC’s top guitar ace, first became an indie rock darling in the ‘90s with her Boston-based band Helium, which dabbled in well-written noise pop. 298 more words