Panda Riot’s Philosophy of Furniture

written by: Craig Bechtel on March 26, 2013

If it sounds like Panda Riot’s music should be the soundtrack to a post-apocalyptic space fantasy art film, it’s not necessarily all in your imagination. After one full-length record and an EP (both self-released), the Chicago group released its new record through Dallas-based Saint Marie Records in February. The album, Northern Automatic Music, further refines the […]

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Q&A: Madison Street Station

written by: Aspyn Jones on March 13, 2013

Rising from the ashes of the Mike Middleton Band, Madison Street Station calls the new formation a better version of the previous band.

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Jukebox the Ghost at the Metro on March 9, 2013

written by: Shannon Shreibak on March 10, 2013

However, when it comes to a band with as much tongue-in-cheek theatricality as Jukebox the Ghost, that grandiose of an arrival seems perfectly appropriate, perhaps, even expected.

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Spike the Senses

written by: Eric Witt on March 5, 2013

If you want to leave a show covered in confetti, with your ears ringing and a shit-eating grin – then these might be your bands.

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Why? at Lincoln Hall on Feb. 21, 2013

written by: Adrienne Thomas on February 27, 2013

The Berkeley, Calif., collective Why? clings to all forms and varieties during a live performance, something America has seen a lot of in 2012 and the start of 2013. These frequent tours provide a good range of setlist flexibility for the band, making the show less about promoting an album and more about playing whatever they want.

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