Live Music Reviews

An easy night with Easy Star All-stars

An easy night with Easy Star All-stars

To anyone wondering how Pink Floyd’s “Time” would sound with reggae beats, look no further: Easy Star All-Stars have figured that out. What about Radiohead’s “Paranoid Android”? They did it. The Beatles’ “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds”? Have a listen. This talented NYC group has been infusing classics with reggae, ska, and dub since […]

Lower Dens reward patience at the Electric Owl

Lower Dens reward patience at the Electric Owl

Since the end of last March, Baltimore post-punks Lower Dens have been riding their greatest success to date, their third album, Escape from Evil. Unsurprisingly, with a glamorous, danceable new sound, they’ve attracted new listeners. Although this sect of the audience at last Saturday’s Electric Owl show was mostly there for the “Sucker’s Shangri-La”s, “To […]

Pemberton Festival continues gaining momentum

Pemberton Festival continues gaining momentum

Pemberton Festival was a blur – a weekend so jam-packed, your sense of time got distorted, and you ended up remembering it in terms of songs, like a playlist with your mind on shuffle. Running across five stages from Thursday to Sunday, July 16-19, it was a massive event, drawing a crowd of 115,000 over […]

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