Hot Topic: H.I.M., We Are The Fallen, Dommin @ The Regency Ballroom, 4/20/10

Once upon a time, there was a teenage girl who was into rock music. Her room’s centerpiece was a stereo system, otherwise decorated with Rolling Stone magazines and posters of musicians on the wall. She hand-painted her converse, wore hand-me-down clothes, and had self-dyed hair. While she was friendly with the jocks, the preps, the […]

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Post-Punk: Public Image Ltd. @ The Regency Ballroom, 4/17/10

I started watching MTV when I was 8 or 9 years old, when it was in it’s prime. While I played instruments, I always kinda knew I wanted to do something in music that didn’t involve actually playing the music. I just took about a 10 year detour before re-realizing that and starting this site. […]

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Whip It : Devo, Reggie Watts @ The Regency Ballroom, 11/6/09

It was to be my twelfth show in fifteen days, and it was definitely the ‘wildcard’ show. I’ll admit it, I know very little about Devo. I blame it on an unfortunate coincidence in timing- I vaguely remember seeing the video for ‘Whip It’ when I was very young, probably around 10 years old, in […]

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Throbbing Gristle Was Tough to Swallow @ The Grand, 4/23/09

The show sold out almost immediately. Anyone who calls themselves an industrial fan has at least heard of Throbbing Gristle. But they’ve been so dormant for so long that my motivation for buying tickets were more about knowing I should be there than necessarily being a fan of the music. I decided to watch this […]

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Scott Weiland, The Color Turning @ The Grand, 2/5/09

I was worried when I heard that Weiland tickets were reduced to $10 last week. I know the economy is bad. I know that he’s going through his musician’s mid-life crisis where he just wants to jam and be on his own. I know that the album this tour is promoting and is a result […]

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