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Kill You In The Face
Published on May 30th, 2010
0 comments Emoish alternative rock trio that's far friendlier than its intimidating name would suggest. Also featuring Tyger and the Lamb, Birdshit, and impressively jovial pop-rock labelmates Dangerous...
Trades
Published on May 20th, 2010
0 comments Noisy Boston-based piano, bass, and drums trio. Also featuring C-ville staples The Invisible Hand and Philly psychedelic pop nuts The Armchairs, the latter bearing the song we commissioned in honor...
Borrowed Beams
Published on May 20th, 2010
0 comments Enthusiastic sunny indie-pop solo project from drummer Adam Brock of the Nice Jenkins. Also featuring Paper Fleet and The Hilarious Posters. Borrowed Beams Of Light - Kids Are Great!!! The...
Skeletonbreath
Published on May 17th, 2010
0 comments Furious experimental instrumental art-rock drums-bass-violin trio; the UVA Klezmer Ensemble and local MacGuyver-wunderkind Dylan Mulshine make for particularly inspired openers. Skeletonbreath -...
Astronomers, Red Satellites, and Corsair
Published on May 16th, 2010
0 comments Three powerhouse local bands team up for one wild and sweaty rock bender: alt-rockers Astronomers, flamboyant glam-rock youngsters Red Satellites, and 70's proto-metalheads Corsair. Astronomers -...
Jdavyd Williams
Published on May 16th, 2010
0 comments Homecoming show to conclude the recent mini-tour by C-ville's leading practitioner of Indian Kirtan devotional chants with drum loops, keyboard, and other nuggets of modern electric polish. Jdavyd...
Lester Seal and the Point
Published on May 3rd, 2010
0 comments Young rock band with cello and melodic bass parts. Also featuring the Great Eastern.
The Hilarious Posters
Published on May 3rd, 2010
0 comments Retro indie-pop quartet. With Young Adult Fiction and Workday/Schoolnight. The Hilarious Posters - The Fists The Fighting The Hilarious Posters - Crossed Over The Ocean The Hilarious Posters -...
Sugar and Gold
Published on May 3rd, 2010
0 comments Hedonistic dance-pop electro party jams. The Seedy Seeds open with more of the same, but somehow they do it using folk instruments like banjo and accordion. So come prepared to dance and all, but...
The Protomen
Published on Apr 22nd, 2010
1 comments Ten member geek squad (one of whom is pseudonymed "Turbo Lover") performing one of their Mega Man rock operas – they have two, or at least two records which come from the same story cycle,...
Royal Forest
Published on Apr 19th, 2010
0 comments Indie pop Loxsly - Battalions
Bear Hands
Published on Apr 19th, 2010
0 comments This Brooklyn band plays indie rock in the template of Modest Mouse. Except, uh, bigger and meaner and able to rip your ass in half if you piss it off, which not going to this is almost certain to...
La Strada
Published on Apr 19th, 2010
0 comments Gypsy indie-folk from the perennial New York City favorites, with accordion parts and strings applied liberally and amps turned up louder than you'd expect. The newly-reformed Hill and Wood sextet...
Future Islands
Published on Apr 12th, 2010
0 comments Buzzed-about lo-fi synth rockers with ties to various barometers of cool including Wham City and Thrill Jockey. Keyboard maestro Gerrit Welmers is partial to the self-description "post-wave," by...
Jukebox The Ghost
Published on Apr 11th, 2010
1 comments Energetic upbeat singalongs from the piano-driven DC indie-pop trio, which seems to garner comparisons to Ben Folds and Queen at every turn. Local glam-rock newbies Red Satellites open. Jukebox...
Corsair, Inkblot, and the Capstan Shafts
Published on Apr 11th, 2010
0 comments Reclusive yet wildly prolific Vermont songwriter Dean Wells' Guided By Voices-styled lo-fi rock project bleeds into psychedelic Rorschach-rock, and 70's style Maiden metal band Corsair close out...
Light Pollution
Published on Apr 5th, 2010
0 comments Acclaimed Chicago indie rockers teeming at every turn with grandiose Arcade Fire style ambitions. The Cinnamon Band, Harrisonburg's finest guitar/drums rock duo, opens with songs from their new EP...
Dawn Landes
Published on Apr 5th, 2010
0 comments Indie folk-rock. Carleigh Nesbit opens. Dawn Landes and Justin Townes Earle - Do I Ever Cross Your Mind Carleigh Nesbit - Three Steps Out The Door [live, with Carl Anderson] Carleigh Nesbit -...
CAVES
Published on Mar 29th, 2010
0 comments Psychedelic lo-fi rock. Also featuring Manorlady and Nectar Bats. CAVES - Arp CAVES - Face The Wall CAVES - Harm In Here CAVES - Points Of Light
Preacher
Published on Mar 29th, 2010
0 comments "Gospel-garage-glam"; also featuring folkier and considerably less alliterative bands like Tyger And The Lamb and Polite Sleeper, the latter of whom might be worth comparisons to the Mountain...