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Numbers played an integral part at last Monday’s Ratatat concert at the Henry Fonda theatre. One sole orange foam finger sporting the Ratatat insignia was used to full effect by Despot, a Queens-based rapper, who was able to get the restless opening droves of...

Sunday, 08 April 2007
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For about 10 years, Mice Parade have been dipping their toes in the waters of experimental indie-electronic music, always coming out with something new and fresh, or this time, with the self-titled Mice Parade, something comforting. The brains behind the operation...

Wednesday, 04 April 2007
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One of the original ideas that got kicked around during the early days of Ground Control was that of a concert calendar; one that was customizable by region and was viewable in actual calendar format, as opposed to the unwieldy–yet still convenient–lists of...

Wednesday, 04 April 2007
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San Francisco has its share of crazy shows and exclusive one-off nights where some band has wandered into town and set-up shop down in someone's basement and rocked it all secret and exclusive style. People set up shows outside the above-ground train station and...

Tuesday, 03 April 2007
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The curtain rose Friday night for the first of two sold-out shows at the Henry Fonda Music Box with TV on the Radio drumming on logs, drummers strumming and the sweetest rendition of “Tonight” sounding brilliantly across the hall. The scene epitomized the...

Tuesday, 03 April 2007
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As my buddy said in a reply to this news, “Now there’s a welcome piece of news that made my year. Now we can relive the summer of 92 with two new Danzig albums. Let’s find an outdoor weightroom we can heckle people from.” It’s true, those...

Tuesday, 03 April 2007
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Philadelphia's Man Man are going on tour tour, and adding to the two-two punch is the fact that lead singer Honus Honus will stalk the same stage as Modest Mouse's equally enigmatic Isaac "Cut Cut" Brock. Ridiculous repetitions aside, the band will...

Monday, 02 April 2007
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In case you didn't realize it, summer is fast approaching. Some of you in the northeast are calling bullshit right now, but I swear it's the truth. Want proof? Everyone's announcing the line-ups for the plethora of summer festivals soon to be coming your...

Saturday, 31 March 2007
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Let's all hop in the wayback machine to 2002, when a little movie called Spider-Man made us believe that Tobey Maguire was an action hero and that Kirsten Dunst was an attractive redhead. Let us also shake our collective fists at that movie, for subjecting us to...

Friday, 30 March 2007
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Fresh off a week’s worth of showcases in Austin for the annual South by Southwest music conference, The Fratellis showed up at the Troubadour locked, loaded and ready for action. Having caught half of one of their electric sets and a full acoustic set in Austin I...

Friday, 30 March 2007
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