Toothgrinder, Trivium and Bullet for my Valentine

For some people it was a usual Tuesday night, but for us it was a night that we have been waiting for a long time! A show that combined the New Jersey based Toothgrinder along with Trivium and, of course, the one and only, Bullet For My Valentine! Yes, you heard right! All these bands got together for this unbelievable show at the Wellmont Theater in Montclair, New Jersey. And we didn’t expect anything less than what we witnessed; metal vibes, numerous mosh pits and these three amazing bands rocking this night out!

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Panda Bear closes his tour in Atlanta alongside Animal Collective bandmate Geologist

Panda Bear’s latest music breaks experimental and sound barriers. Those who went to the last show of his tour at Atlanta’s Variety Playhouse experienced a musical event like no other; Geologist’s opening set was filled with strange noises that entranced the crowd with eyes closed in a daze, and Panda Bear’s performance of electronic experimental pop paired perfectly with Danny Perez’s colorful and weird-as-hell visuals. ‘Panda Bear Plays Buoy’.

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Living the Dream (Wife)

Dream Wife consists of lead vocals Rakel Mjöll, Alice Go on guitar, and Bella Podpadec on the bass. The three met at art school in the UK, although ironically none of them were studying music. The band formed when they made themselves a “fake girl band” for a gallery exhibition, and it stuck. They later began recording, touring, and got signed to Lucky Number.

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Goldenvoice: King Krule and Kelsey Lu mystifying performances at The Observatory North Park

It was a balmy night on the national and unofficial holiday of 4/20 in the wonderful city of San Diego and King Krule was headlining at The Observatory North Park. Leading the way and setting the mood off in the right direction was the graceful and gifted, Kelsey Lu. The blossoming talent of Kelsey Lu’s songwriting is nothing to take lightly. Either it be by use of a bow, plucking, or even scratching the strings of her cello, Kelsey Lu paves her own road for as a modern multi-instrumentalist. Her lyrics strike a chord within that promotes buried memories of heartbreak. She empathizes and captures the beautifully painful process of falling in love and building the strength to lift up and love yourself after being hurt. Her honest and soulful voice is a vessel that leads you through a forest of memories of both lovely and dark.

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How Lo Moon's Intriguingly Soft Atmospheric Sound With A Punch Of Titanium Pop Will Make Audiences Remember Their Name

Lo Moon brings a tragically uplifting feel to the music they create, with heartbreaking lyric content, that are most prevalent in the songs "Real Love," "This Is It," "Thrones," and "The Right Thing." But the trio of Sam Stewart, Cristanta Baker, and Matt Lowell bring a vivid light by contrasting the lyrics with pop instrumentals that produce a beautiful balance.

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Z-Ro Performs Unplugged For His City

Z-Ro, also The Mo City Don – a nod to the Houston suburb in which he was raised, Missouri City – graced the stage at White Oak Music Hall on Friday night for a unique performance. In contrast to the largely popular DJ + Rapper stage production, seen with many notable rappers today, Z-Ro chose to venture off the trodden path and perform an “unplugged” set for his “day 1 fans.” Though not technically unplugged, Z-Ro chose to perform with the help of award winning production team and instrumentalists, “Beanz & Kornbread,” in lieu of a DJ.

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Fleet Foxes Mesmerize the Masses In Houston

Fleet Foxes took the stage at Revention Music Center here in downtown Houston. An iconic venue that has embraced several name changes over the years, Revention Music Center provided the perfect setting for the American indie folk group from Seattle, Washington. While there is certainly something special about witnessing performances in small, intimate spaces, the grandiose nature of Revention Music Center provided an open atmosphere for people to experience the show at various levels.

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David Byrne Burns Down the House at the Ryman

David Byrne is a well-accomplished musician whether you know him from his beginnings as the frontman for New York art rock band the Talking Heads, his extended solo career, or his various collaborations including artists such as Brian Eno, Fatboy Slim, and St. Vincent. After the Talking heads disbanded in 1991, Byrne decided to embark on a solo career recording 12 albums as well as creating numerous compositions for both theatre and film. Although many legacy acts like to make reunion tours and cash in on the fans’ nostalgia, he refrains from doing so and prefers to keep looking forward as he tries to explore new sounds. Aside from his music career, he is also a writer and director.

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Awaken with Reality Suite

“Reality Suite is a bit of a New Jersey super-group. Their fusion of modern and classic rock is a fairly compelling mix since they really don’t sound like any other indie band I can think of,” declared Jim Testa - founder of Jersey Beat fanzine and contributing writer to Rolling Stone magazine. Formed in 2009 in North Haledon, New Jersey by three life long friends, Brian King (drums,) Antonio Valenti (bass,) and Joe Padula (guitars) – their ambition has been to write heavy, melodic rock. After a string of male and female vocalists, Kimmii Heart joined establishing the definitive line-up now known worldwide.

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Evolving through Love and Loss: Miami's Love Stories with Frankie Midnight

With the debut of "Love Stories," local Miami artist, Frankie Midnight has captured the thoughts and experiences of the male and female perspective on the difficulties of dating in a transient culture and a society fearful of the eight letter word, "Monogamy." The album playfully captures the rise and falls of "bachelordom" and falling in love with the unattainable. The frequent themes within "Love Stories" are deceit, seduction, love at first sight, and unrequited love. The tracks depict the story of a youthful artist whose heartbreak turns him into a selfish womanizer. He backlashes at women in attempt to recoup from his broken heart.

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Houndmouth and Frederick the Younger are sure to make any show feel like “a hometown show."

Houndmouth and Frederick the Younger brought their soulful swing and lively presence to the heart of Louisiana’s capitol city, Baton Rouge on April 26th at the Varsity Theater. College students and mature concert-goers alike were treated to the Americana tunes that filled the packed theater. The intimate performances surely brought a feeling of hometown love among those at the show. Hailing from New Albany, Indiana, Houndmouth released their sophomore album Little Neon Limelight a little over three years ago in 2015.

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P!NK brings empowering Beautiful Trauma World Tour to the Amway Arena in Orlando

P!NK returned to Orlando last night for her Beautiful Trauma World Tour at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. The last time Orlando saw P!NK was The Truth About Love Tour which saw her play 142 sold out shows across 13 countries. In August 2017, P!NK released a new single, “What About Us”, the first release form her seventh studio album: Beautiful Trauma. It quickly rose to the top of the Billboard 200 and sold over 408 thousand copies of the album in the first week it was released. P!NK shared a story with the crowd about how her first concert was about 18 years ago in Orlando and it is no surprise that she has since moved on to filling the Amway Center.

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Long time rock-and-rollers Foreigner brought their ‘80s legacy to Broward County

Long time rockers Foreigner, known for their hits “ I Want To Know What Love Is” and “Cold as Ice” brought their ‘80s legacy to South Florida venue Au-Rene Theater. Led and founded by Mick Jones, the British-American band performed their famous catalog with a high-energy act that will have you forgetting that the band formed in 1976.

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City On Down EP Release

A local’s favorite, City On Down, just released their EP “Used To Be Young” and played a nearing sold-out show at The Music Farm on the release date! They were joined by Haley Mae Campbell, Cole Collins and 87 Nights. The crowd only grew larger as each act played and got more excited in anticipation of City On Down taking the stage!

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Here Come The Mummies

If you love great music and having fun, Here Come The Mummies is a band for you! HCTMs consists of 5,000 year old mummies who play a brand of funk with touches of New Orleans jazz and rock mixed in that will wake the dead. They recently made the crowd come alive in Stamford, Connecticut where most of those in the audience were on their feet, dancing from the very first song until the end of the show.

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Dr. Dog returns to South Florida’s Culture Room with support from Sub Pop’s Kyle Craft

In anticipation of their latest album being released on April 27th, Dr. Dog made a South Florida tour appearance with support from Sub Pop’s Kyle Craft. The highly prolific band has released 10 albums since 2002, including a live album, and Critical Equation will be their 11th.

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Know them…Knower!

KNOWER are a searing hot music group from Los Angeles spearheading a new musical movement. The LA duo represent the best of drummer-producer Louis Cole and singer Genevieve Artadi. Currently touring their fourth album 'Life' [2016], they opened for The Red Hot Chili Peppers in 2017 and continue to take over with their hard-hitting funk, cool chords, deep melodies and funky vocals into an incredibly imaginative off-world experience.

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Japanese Breakfast bring their dreamy lo-fi diaries to The Roxy

It was so hard to stay away from the Japanese Breakfast concert at White Oak Music Hall that took place during my time back in Houston. If there's an artist in town and I have the opportunity to shoot them, I usually can't say no. But patience is a virtue and I knew just a short time later I'd get to photograph their Los Angeles stop at The Roxy.

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