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An Evening With Rainbow Kitten Surprise

Touring in promotion of their latest album, “How to: Friend, Love, Freefall,” released back in 2018, Rainbow Kitten Surprise – also known as “RKS” – brought their invigorating live set to Houston, Texas. Joining them was opener Mt. Joy, riding the success of a trickle of singles dating back to 2016 and culminating in a self-titled debut album, “Mt. Joy.” Though both groups provided a taste of indie-folk-inspired-rock, each provided its own unique display of influences and performance style.

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St. Lucia: The Hyperion Tour

With the instant classic release of “When the Night” in 2013, followed by a three-year hiatus before the group’s follow-up album “Matter,” it is not surprise the band utilized another lengthy absence of two years to craft their latest project, “Hyperion.” These long stretches, however, do not come from a lack of inspiration or desire. Instead, they reflect the care and attention put into each track of an album before the ultimate culmination of the musical work. This time around, too, singer, synth-player and wife, Patti Beranek, added an interesting twist to the writing and creative process by bearing and giving birth to Indy, her and front man Jean-Philip Grobler’s child.

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Franz Ferdinand: Has Scottish Indie Rock Always Sounded This Good?

One would be hard pressed to find a music fan, or casual listener, alive during the early 2000s that didn’t hear and/or fall in love with the charismatic sound of Franz Ferdinand. Formed in 2002, the group released two singles “Dart’s of Pleasure” and “Take Me Out” which both received critical acclaim, though “Take Me Out” certainly seemed to be and remains the fan favorite from the group. Their debut, self-titled album, Franz Ferdinand, was released in 2004 and led the group to a Grammy nomination for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, a Grammy nomination for Best Alternative Album, and the Mercury Prize

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