Posts Tagged ‘concert’

April 18th, 2010 - 7:44 pm § in True/Slant

You Say Party! We Say Die! drummer dies

Sunday afternoon, NME reported the death of Devon Clifford, drummer for Canadian power-punk band You Say Party! We Say Die!: You Say Party! We Say Die!‘s drummer Devon Clifford passed away this morning (April 18), after collapsing during the bands gig in Vancouver on Friday. Clifford was 30[...]

March 31st, 2010 - 2:55 pm § in True/Slant

Lollapalooza releases lineup… in code

Lollapalooza, the gigantic three-day alternative pop music extravaganza, announced its 2010 lineup. Except you’ve probably got to be Vanna White to be able to discern who will be there from this quirky/gimmicky mess: It’s a cute concept, but you’ve got to wonder why they decided to[...]

February 7th, 2010 - 1:52 pm § in Behind the scene at shows, Featured

Some kind of merchandiser

When Philadelphia's Algernon Cadwallader played Strangelight - a new Chicago DIY venue - on Friday, Feb. 5, singer/bassist Peter Helmis took some time to discuss the process of creating and selling merchandise.[...]

January 23rd, 2010 - 8:11 pm § in Behind the scene at shows, Featured

Behind the soundboard

Sound quality is one of the most important components of a live show. Bad sound can ruin a perfectly good performance. As such, the sound-men and women play a pivotal role during concerts.[...]

October 26th, 2009 - 2:15 am § in True/Slant

Ted Leo & The Pharmacists at Lincoln Hall Grand Opening

Chicago’s Lincoln Hall has been open for a bit, but that didn’t stop Ted Leo & The Pharmacists from bringing the club to life. On October 25, Leo et al played the slightly-belated Grand Opening as they do any other show: with a fistful of punk fun. The quartet seemed poised for actio[...]

February 19th, 2009 - 11:53 pm § in Perfect Lines


Next Friday, Allston shall have quite a show in the neighborhood: House shows are the creme of the crop in underground punk… it’s where garage rock, hardcore, post-hardcore, emo, grunge… so many great genres came to fruition. And with Oh! Pioneers headlining, it should be a great o[...]

January 19th, 2009 - 1:32 am § in Perfect Lines

Kumar goes to Inauguration…

Biggest WTF moment of the “We Are One” concert celebrating Inauguration might have been this:   [youtube=]   Kal Penn?! What? You mean the guy from Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle? As a major part of the opening weekend festivities for the [...]

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