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Mr Gnome takes it up a notch!

written by: Mojdeh Stoakley on December 18, 2013

Cleveland‘s premier indie rockers, Mr Gnome, captivated a packed house at the Beat Kitchen on December 14th.  [click here to see all of the photos from that night] The husband-wife duo performed so flawlessly it was hard to believe that this was the same band I’d seen just a year and a half earlier.  Seeing […]

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The Besnard Lakes at Empty Bottle on November 6, 2013

written by: Craig Bechtel on November 8, 2013

A UFO sighting may or may not have been “imperceptible” on Wednesday night at Chicago’s Empty Bottle, but The Besnard Lakes definitely provided a close encounter of some kind. Especially handicapped against new wave stars Sparks playing the same night across town at Lincoln Hall, many would agree with that The Besnard Lakes show was […]

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Earl Sweatshirt at The Metro on October 15, 2013

written by: Elyssa Czynski on October 16, 2013

Contrary to the sleepy nature of the debut album Doris, Earl Sweatshirt’s show at The Metro was lively. Throughout he engaged with the audience directly, which enabled the audience to be more like peers rather than fans. Granted, it is Earl’s nature to be goofy and engaging. He was also joined by Vince Staples and […]

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Gold Panda at The Metro on October 5, 2013

written by: Elyssa Czynski on October 7, 2013

Lately, DJ sets and electronic dance music are the big draw, so it is a good time to be a beat-maker. On October 5 at The Metro, British DJ Gold Panda strayed away from some of his more ambient beats for a pulsating set that was equally as entrancing, yet somewhat lackluster. Gold Panda makes […]

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