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Thundercat at Capitol Hill Block Party 2017

Capitol Hill Block Party 2017: Day 1 Recap

Show Date: July 21, 2017

Day one of Block Party is complete, and my heart is still aflutter. If there was one theme of the day, it could be summed up with the word “talent.” Holy smokes you guys, there were some legit geniuses to be found at the party of block. The evening began with a visit to Barboza […]

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Sub Pop 20: Wolf Parade

Show Date: July 13, 2008

Sunday night marked my first time seeing Canadian indie rock band Wolf Parade live in concert. I’m not totally familiar with the band’s music, but I’ve always harbored a strange fascination with the band’s name. I mean, really… a wolf parade… a parade of wolves? That just sounds like so much fun! I’m more familiar […]

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Apologies to the Queen Mary

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Watching Wolf Parade open for their fellow Quebecois pop-geniuses The Arcade Fire recently, I was mightily compelled to lean over to my show-going companion for the evening and observe, "They sound like early U2 playing 'Born To Run' era Bruce Springsteen. That's not a bad thing at all, but, I mean, it's totally what it […]

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Wolf Parade EP

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They call them teasers for a reason. Extended plays — something like sides with out-takes attached? When they were twelve inches and on vinyl and not on ready made ironic silver circle wall art scrap, they had a reason-for-existence in the post-New Romantic era, when obese dyed black grooves allowed for the faintest bass note […]

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