Baths: You’re Going To Need More Than Just One

Ever wonder what it would sound like if a Transformer had an orgasm? Neither did I. What I experienced on Friday night at The Echo evoked that very question and its answer when Baths took the stage before a hometown crowd. The crunchy beats and glitchy construction at the heart of Baths’ music doesn’t always ...

Hurricane Baio: Yes Bow Tie, Yes

All the way up in the second row, I was surrounded by madness. One gum chewing, not-having-any-of-it woman at 3 o’clock, two hammered gentleman bobbing and making somewhat correlated movements between professions of love for one another at 4 o’clock, what began as 6 o’clock — a screaming, unapologetic blonde basketcase — came crashing through ...

Intrigued Vinyl: Kidsuke – Kidkanevil And Daisuke Tanabe

Kidsuke is the work of Kidkanevil and Daisuke Tanabe. The way it is written and produced sounds like a childhood adventure that takes place in a small toy box who’s gears are cranked by a handle from the outside. The only difference is that it isn’t playing “Pop Goes The Weasel.” And whatever jumps out ...

[SHOW REVIEW] The Postal Service @ Roy Wilkins Auditorium

Ten years ago, when The Postal Service’s album first flowed through my ears, I couldn’t drive a car. So, it only seemed appropriate that I bike to their show last Friday. It was also a good way to distract me from how frickin’ excited I was to see the sorcery that is Postal Service live. ...

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