Localized: Loiter Cognition

Localized: Loiter Cognition
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Loiter Cognition have a very aggressive and violent sound but, upon meeting the members of the band for this interview their sound doesn’t fit the soft-spoken, relaxed personalities of each member. … read more

Localized: Red Top Wolverine Show

Localized: Red Top Wolverine Show
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Loiter Cognition, Red Top Wolverine Show and opening act The Alkaloids will be playing SLUG’s Localized at Urban Lounge Friday March 9th. This will be the craziest most intense show

Local Reviews: The Chevalier

Local Reviews: The Chevalier
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The Chevalier is bombastic! Aaron Micheal Peat (vocals and guitar) and Konner Alek Hale (drums) are intense. It’s like listening to some really early Glassjaw demos and hearing all the promise and potential in the world. … read more

Local Reviews: The Departure

Local Reviews: The Departure
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The Departure are a brother-sister duo consisting of drummer Maci and singer/guitar player Ryan DeBlanc. Both Maci and Ryan are still in high school and their playing ability and song composition are quite advanced for their age. … read more

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Deftones @ The Rail

Deftones @ The Rail
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Back in 1997 when I was just a young awkward unstable junior high kid who had just entered 8th grade, I remember staying up late one Sunday night to watch 120 Minutes on MTV. Deftones’ video for “Be Quiet and Drive” came on I was completely mesmerized by the beauty and brutality of that song. 13 years later I am still obsessed with the band because of their ability to grow and evolve with every album. … read more

Review: A Few Days In September

Review: A Few Days In September
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A Few Days In September Santiago Amigorena Koch Lorber Street: 09.06 This movie is French! Or just kind of French. It stars many finer actors such as John Turturro, Juliette

Localized: Funk and Gonzo, Dacho and Sackcloth – January 2008

Localized: Funk and Gonzo, Dacho and Sackcloth – January 2008
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Localized is SLUG’s monthly local band showcase happening on the second Friday of each month. January’s series features Funk and Gonzo, Dacho and openers Sackcloth and Ashes dropping positive vibes on you January 11th at the Urban Lounge (a private club for members). Tickets are five dollars at the door. Do what you know is best for your life; show up and bust a move!  … read more

National CD Reviews – November 2009

National CD Reviews – November 2009
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National music reviews from Brother Ali, Devendra Banhardt, Fuck Buttons, The Gossip, Immortal, Jookabox, Lewd Acts, The Raveonettes, Sea Wolf, Strike Anyhwere, White Denim and many more. … read more

Local Reviews: American Hitmen

Local Reviews: American Hitmen
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Listening to American Hitmen is like jumping into a Hot Tub Time Machine. Instead of going all the way back to the ’80s, this time travel adventure sends you back to the early ’90s when rock bands still had all the flash and machismo of spandex-rocking ’80s metal bands, but were also starting to embrace a little bit of a dark, moody, creative side.  … read more