Authors: Alex Pow
Local Reviews: The Moth & The Flame
As a duo that thrives on the subtlety of ambient and fragile song structures, the presence of percussion on the album was unexpected. The songs definitely benefit from the addition of drums, and some still maintain that gentle, icy sound even with crashing cymbals in the background. … read more
Eyes Lips Eyes, Seve Vs. Evan, Red Orange and Apt/Chance...
I was looking forward to this show for a long time. Eyes Lips Eyes used to be located in Provo for a few years as Elizabethan Report before they relocated to LA and changed their name. They released their first LP, Blue Red, in Provo that night before holding a show release in LA at The Roxy on September 16. … read more
Low, The Moth & The Flame @ Velour 09.23
Velour was packed; I’ve only seen so many people in this venue at one of Velour’s high-energy shows. I guess I shouldn’t have been so surprised at how many people were there––it was Low––but it also seemed like a lot of people were there because locals The Moth & The Flame opened the show. … read more
Back Chat, Chasing Kings, Holy Water Buffalo, John-Ross Boyce &...
This was one of several Halloween shows at Velour, and the venue was upgraded from its usual creepy chapel decor to goofy-scary chapel with the help of Frankenstein behind the drum set and a large skull above the stage. … read more
Local Reviews: Baby Ghosts
When I saw Baby Ghosts, the singer was wearing a Yoshi backpack and standing next to a three-foot tall Crayola crayon. This juvenile attitude carries into their lyrics about Stephen Hawking not being able to walk: “Maybe you should just try a little bit harder; I mean, it’s pretty easy to walk.” … read more
Local Reviews: Eyes Lips Eyes
Eyes Lips Eyes album is composed of the 12 singles that Eyes Lips Eyes released each month for an entire year. … read more