I always joke that I spend all of my money on concert tickets. From time to time, I question whether it’s even worth it. After all, what’s the point of standing in a room of sweaty strangers, craning your neck to get a glimpse of the performer(s), and blowing out your ears drums. Then, I … Continue reading “Maggie Rogers Brings Catharsis to The Fillmore in a Sold-Out Show”
It was a hard week. The intense mental stress that often comes with the territory of being a college student left me in a state of both wanderlust and homesickness on the eve of spring break. I needed to escape, to run away to a place both familiar and unknown, to re-find a comfort in … Continue reading “Ravi Coltrane Manages Duality With Style at Chris’ Jazz Cafe”
Norwegian pop princess Astrid S played a short, yet fantastic set to a sold-out crowd at the Troubadour in Los Angeles last night. Despite the fact that it was her first show in Los Angeles, and only her second in the US, fans were singing along throughout the set and constantly demonstrating their admiration. Astrid was overwhelmed … Continue reading “Astrid S @ The Troubadour 5/17”
Fyfe performed a sold-out show at Omeara in London last night. The show followed a November cancellation which reassigned all tickets to last night’s gig. Fyfe brings together a range of styles, with the main unifying trait of his latest album Control (2015) being satisfyingly synchronized percussive backdrops. His supporting vocalist covered the solo in “Belong” (originally … Continue reading “Live Review: Fyfe at Omeara”
Electronic musical duo Otzeki in London supported MUNA at Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen in London.
“Alone at the Show” is probably one of my favorite Girlpool songs. It’s sweet and loud and playful and jangly, twirling through the daydream of finally connecting with the person at the show you’re crushing on. A lot of people can probably relate to the feeling of seeing someone a couple of feet away, being … Continue reading “Alone at the Show”
I caught Nicolas Jaar on the East Coast leg of his ongoing tour at the Theatre of Living Arts last night. It was a Sunday, but the place was packed, all ages – from students dancing in the front row to adults holding beers in the back as Jaar sampled The Temptations to a kaleidoscope … Continue reading “Nicolas Jaar @ TLA (11/13)”
An airy ambiance crafted by dim lights, muffled laughter and hints of cheap but decent beer greets me as I enter Boot & Saddle. Casually stationed in the back amongst friends, Briana “Hetepsa” Mills and Mark “Nu Ra” Cave embody serenity; any signs of nervousness concerning their show are either absent or hidden underneath the … Continue reading “Camp Candle @ Boot & Saddle (10/19)”
Pond, psychedelic rockers from Perth, Australia, stopped by Underground Arts as part of a short US tour following a tour in South America. Nick Allbrook, lead singer of the band, gave WQHS some behind-the-scenes insight in an interview prior to the show.
The Head and the Heart performed at the Fillmore on October 23. Here’s a photo recap of the show.