Superorganism at Union Transfer
Superorganism played to a packed Union Transfer on Thursday, September 13. With their unique, catchy lyrics mixed with the a fascinating aural and visual palette, they were fabulously entertaining from the first note to last. Yuno opened with an engaging set.
Ex Hex at Boot & Saddle
Ex Hex rocked Philadelphia on Monday, September 10, with a mix of old and brand new songs. The trio of Mary Timony, Betsy Wright and Laura Harris sounded superb at the Boot & Saddle. EZTV played a solid opening set.
Miguel at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles
Miguel performs at his hometown in Los Angeles at the Greek Theatre continuing his The Ascension North American tour.
First Aid Kit at The Fillmore Philadelphia
First Aid Kit delivered a stupendous performance at The Fillmore Philadelphia on Saturday, September 8. Playing behind the 2018 album Ruins and the brand new EP Tender Offerings, sisters Klara and Johanna Söderberg were as exceptional as ever. Julia Jacklin opened with a solid set.
Andrea WK w/ King Dream at the Fillmore in San Francisco
Andrea WK brought his non-stop party machine to the Fillmore in San Francisco, touring in support of his latest record You’re Not Alone. Bay Area native Jeremy Lyon, aka King Dream, opened the show.
Smashing Pumpkins and Metric at Oracle Arena
The Smashing Pumpkins’ “Shiny And Oh So Bright” quasi-reunion tour (featuring the return of founding guitarist James Iha joining Billy Corgan and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin) played Oracle Arena in Oakland on August 27th. The band played a three-hour set focusing on their first five records, mixing in a handful of covers, and one new single. Canadian dance-rockers Metric opened with a strong set of their own.
Honorary Title at Music Hall of Williamsburg
Honorary Title at Music Hall of Williamsburg on 8/18.
Bat Fangs at Baby’s All Right
On Saturday, August 19, Bat Fangs played the middle slot of an awesome three band bill at Baby’s All Right in Brooklyn. Moon Racer opened and The Love Language capped off the night.
Chance the Rapper at Zepp Bigbox in Singapore
Chance the Rapper performs for his first time in Singapore and ends his Asia Run Tour at Zepp Bigbox.
Belly at Great American Music Hall
Resurgent 90s alt-rock darlings Belly, touring in support of their new record, Dove, played Great American Music Hall in San Francisco on August 10th.
The 2018 Outside Lands Music Festival
The 2018 Outside Lands music festival took place August 10-12 in San Francisco, featuring sets from Florence + The Machine, Janelle Monae, Chvrches, Portugal. The Man, Salt-N-Pepa, Father John Misty and many more. Check out photos of the performance and portraits in the gallery.
Phoebe Bridgers at Great American Music Hall in San Francisco
Singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers headlined a sold-out show at Great American Music Hall in San Francisco on July 18th, in support of her excellent debut record Stranger In the Alps.
Godspeed You! Black Emperor at House of Independents
Godspeed You! Black Emperor put on a brilliant show of instrumental virtuosity matched last week at House of Independents. KGD was a fitting musical companion as opener.
The Breeders at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival
The final free concert of the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival was a great pairing of The Breeders with openers Speedy Ortiz. What a great night of music it was.
Body/Head at PhilaMOCA
Body/Head, Kim Gordon and Bill Nace’s rock duo, melted faces and obliterated ears at their recent PhilaMOCA show.
Gunn-Truscinski Duo opened and dazzled as well.