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Allison
Lake Hopatcong, NJ
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MGMT – “When You Die” Brett – “Doll” Bat Fangs – “Rock the Reaper” Sleigh Bells – “And Saints” Sleigh Bells – “Rainmaker” Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Yeah Right
Two thumbs up for Julien Baker's recent Tiny Desk Concert. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Yeah Right
Dolores O'Riordan died today. What a voice. The Cranberries were near the top of my list of bucket list bands I haven't seen live yet. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Yeah Right
I'm seeing Weezer Cruise alums Yacht Rock Review tonight, so let's bust out a yacht rock classic as the SOW. Here's Kenny Loggins' "This Is It": Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Yeah Right
I enjoyed this article on the recent modern production of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" that's been making the rounds on the World Wide Web. Mark's comments on modern production are also the reason that I'm underwhelmed by the latest Weezer... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2018 at Yeah Right
My first concert of the year will be The Wombats tomorrow night, so let's make "Your Body is a Weapon" the SOW: Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2018 at Yeah Right
I finally saw The Last Jedi on Monday. I liked it (the main plot was great -- the sub plots dragged on a bit) but my main takeaway is: Kylo Ren was way, way better in this film than in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2018 at Yeah Right
Oh, Erykah Badu. You make me laugh: Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2018 at Yeah Right
An appropriate cover from Astra Via to start 2018 Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2018 at Yeah Right
I only hit up 69 concerts this year (I'm slipping!) and without going to SXSW the number would have been much smaller. I covered 9 states (including DC), the 9:30 Club was my most visited venue (with The Anthem and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2017 at Yeah Right
The best column of the year, Dave Barry's year in review, is out. Commence reading. Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2017 at Yeah Right
I saw Ex Hex last night, rounding out my last show of 2016. Since I've already used all of my favorite Ex Hex songs for this feature before, I'll go with "Wolfbite" -- a track from a sideproject of Ex... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2017 at Yeah Right
Album of the Year: So, so many great albums this year. How great? LCD Soundsystem put out a stellar album this year. It doesn’t even crack my top 10. I could say the same about a lot of other great... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2017 at Yeah Right
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Wolf Alice at 9:30 Club – I missed the opener because traffic was horrendous and it took my Uber an hour to go from Arlington to U Street (I hate you sometimes, DC). But a lot of other people must... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2017 at Yeah Right
Giant skulls edition Hat tip: Stefanie Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2017 at Yeah Right
It's hard to oversell how good the Secret Sisters' latest album is. Truly outstanding. So let's go with "Carry Me" as the SOW: Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2017 at Yeah Right
Bat Fangs – “Wolfbite” Screaming Females – “Glass House” Lavender – “You are in the Right Place” Brett – “Emperor Tho” Lucy Dacus – “Night Shift” Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2017 at Yeah Right
A great Tiny Desk Concert from Phoebe Bridgers: Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2017 at Yeah Right
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I was nervous all fall that Lady Gaga would have to cancel her second-US-leg Joanne tour, after she canceled her international dates late in the summer for medical reasons. But thankfully she recovered in time to hit up the Capital... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2017 at Yeah Right
My favorite guitar riff of 2017 is on the following track, so let's make "Head Like a Haunted House" the SOW: Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2017 at Yeah Right
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In mid October I was back at the Anthem to see Queens of the Stone Age. Within the same week of LCD Soundsystem, Phoenix, and Foo Fighters at the same venue, you might think that I’d be concert’d out by... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2017 at Yeah Right
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On Halloween, I threw on my trusty shark costume and headed over to the 9:30 Club to see the 2017 reunion of the Dresden Dolls. I figured the NYC show I went to last year might be my only chance... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2017 at Yeah Right
My mental image of this is amazing. Hat tip: Denise Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2017 at Yeah Right
Why would anyone watch this movie once, let alone 357 TIMES?! Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2017 at Yeah Right
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I missed GNR when they came to FedEx Field last year, mostly because I refused to go to FedEx Field because it’s the worst (unless Chelsea FC or the Denver Broncos are involve, then I’ll make an exception). But everyone... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2017 at Yeah Right