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Allison
Lake Hopatcong, NJ
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A great Tiny Desk Concert from the Roots: Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Yeah Right
St. Vincent – “Young Lover” St. Vincent – “Fear the Future” MGMT – “Little Dark Age” Kelly Clarkson – “Whole Lotta Woman” The Knocks and Captain Cuts – “House Party” Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Yeah Right
Noel Gallagher recently performed on TV in England with a scissors player in his band, because of course he did. Let's hope he brings her to the Anthem in the spring we can witness the ridiculousness in person. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Yeah Right
All aboard the hype train, choo fucking choo. Lucius is doing a spring acoustic tour and it's going to be amazing. Exhibit A: Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Yeah Right
It's not new, but in honor of the 2018 Weezer/Pixies tour (of which I'm attending three dates) here is Weezer's stellar cover of "Velouria": Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Yeah Right
I'm digging the new Rotoscope EP, particularly "Drive." So let's make that the SOW. You can listen to the whole EP here. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Yeah Right
Sharon Van Etten – “I Wish I Knew” St. Vincent – “Pills” The Go! Team – “Semicircle Song” Django Django – “Tic Tac Toe” Rotoscope – “Goodnight” Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2017 at Yeah Right
I enjoyed this podcast with Rivers Cuomo, mainly because it has some interesting insights into his process as a songwriter. Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2017 at Yeah Right
One of my favorite albums of the year is You Don't Own Me Anymore by the Secret Sisters. The best track is "Little Again" and since they didn't play that at their recent DC show, I'll make it the SOW: Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2017 at Yeah Right
I love when a rocker also works as a slow, piano song: Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2017 at Yeah Right
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The Lemon Twigs, of which many of my friends have recommended to me, opened the show at the Anthem. Unfortunately, the sound was awful. The venue was 1/3 full and they had the volume turned up way too loud (especially... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2017 at Yeah Right
You can all go home now, Gwyneth Paltrow won Halloween. Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2017 at Yeah Right
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Spoiler alert: this was the best concert of the year (to date, though I would be shocked if anything in the next two months beats it). I got to the Anthem when doors opened and apparently LCD Soundsystem fans aren’t... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2017 at Yeah Right
I'm seeing the Dresdon Dolls for the second time on Halloween at the 9:30 Club. Couldn't ask for a better venue or date for a punk rock cabaret. Let's go with "Coin Operated Boy" as the SOW: Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2017 at Yeah Right
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Mynabirds at DC9 – I went to this on a bit of a whim. I had never heard of Mynabirds before the Postal Service reunion tour a few years back (Laura, aka Mynabirds, was in the backing band). I figured... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2017 at Yeah Right
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One of my favorite bands, Bleached, opened for Against Me! so I hit up the 9:30 Club tired and little worse for the wear after the epic Foo Fighters show at the Anthem the night before. The Dirty Nil opened.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2017 at Yeah Right
Twas a week of five killer concerts, but I'll give the SOW to Queens of the Stone Age, who rocked The Anthem on Friday night. Here's "In My Head": Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2017 at Yeah Right
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After a string of soft opening shows, The Anthem officially opened on Thursday August 12 with hometown hero Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters. It was also the official opening night of the larger Wharf complex (complete with a pretty... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2017 at Yeah Right
I'm not a big Paramore fan, but this is a great Tiny Desk Concert. Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2017 at Yeah Right
We don't deserve Steve Martin Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2017 at Yeah Right
Review forthcoming, but the era of The Anthem has begun. Foo Fighters kicked off the venue on Thursday and I'll be back three times next week for other killer shows. So let's bust out some Foos for the SOW. Here's... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2017 at Yeah Right
St. Vincent – “Los Angeles” Secret Sisters – “Little Again” Queens of the Stone Age – “Head Like a Haunted House” Queens of the Stone Age – “Un-Reborn Again” Weezer – “Weekend Woman” Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2017 at Yeah Right
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The Anthem, aka the much hyped new 6K person venue from the owners of the 9:30 Club officially opens on Thursday with the Foo Fighters show. Of course I'll be on hand for that (and three other shows their first... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2017 at Yeah Right
Ryan Adams takes on Tegan and Sara Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2017 at Yeah Right
I'm fresh off a plane from the USA's World Cup qualifier in Florida, but I'm still hitting up the Alvvays concert in DC tonight because they are delightful. So let's make "Archie, Marry Me" the SOW: Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2017 at Yeah Right