Courtney Barnett is at the Greek Theatre on Friday
Posts Tagged: Ty Segall
Interpol are at the Hollywood Bowl on the 4th
the night definitively did belong to Ty Segall
Dorothy is at the Fonda theater on Friday
including a rare solo performance by the Radiohead frontman himself.
in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria
the most fun I had during the entire day
his legendary aura follows every move he does
The song is a retro wild ride with lots surf guitars, long instrumental parts and dreamy girls harmonies, and it sounds like coming from another time zone, it’s sweet and not too fuzzy though, feeling like a punk band in slow-motion.
For the second day at Burgerama, I adopted a slightly different strategy, instead of trying to see as many bands as possible, I tried to see less of them but more of each act. Thee Oh Sees were about to start their set when I arrived and after one song John Dwyer and his band had already broken an amp. After a short interruption, they started again, had a second problem, but as soon as they started again it was a chaos in the crowd, an euphoric chaos, and this could be the exact effect this sound has on me. I …
The nice people at Burgerama gave me a photo pass so I had access to the photo pit, which is certainly a delight but also a terrible temptation to take as many pictures as possible… This is just what I did, and I ended up with hundreds of photos to sort out today! The pictures reflect the best moments of these two days
Some days you wake up and a whole lotta shows go on sale and you really wanna see em and somedays they don’t. I hadn’t bought a ticket in over a week when boom boom boom, everywhere I looked, another show I wanted to see was on sale. Dig deep, Iman, I said to myself…
It took me nine months of writing “overrated” about Lorde before catching her at Roseland and changing my mind, it was a live show which we me round on the Drums as well. These three artists I essentially dismissed, some of them for a couple of years!, but changed my mind…
‘Multicolored manias abound as our young fuzz-master breaks the dials in search of the ultimate distortion, combing dark and light tones together into the long hair of seventeen songs. Fresh beats abound and savage rock sits heavily next to hip-shakin’ sunshine pop as Ty sets the kitchen sink on fire!’