“Verve” and “conviction” were two things Jim James and Co. had in abundance that night.
There’s a solidity and honesty to Unwed Sailor’s music that I always find appealing, and that came through perfectly tonight.
Each time I see Marianas is almost like seeing them for the first time, only better.
Tonight’s was as enjoyable a concert as I could’ve hoped for — though I felt bad for the bands that so few people showed up.
The balance between the two extremes of madness and beauty gives Godspeed’s music its emotional impact.
This was a rare performance, one that completely exceeded my expectations in nearly every possible way.
I was amazed at the hellish force with which Dick Dale plays.
Amazing how unassuming songs like those of Denison Witmer and Rosie Thomas can manage to push the whole world away.
At the Garbage concert at the Riviera, it was Butch Vig who was the last to leave after the band’s first set and its encore.