Tag Archives: local bands

past/future

A couple of weeks ago, I found myself at a show of super-emo local band Rika. I had not seen them play in what felt like forever, and for the first time in many months, during the show, I felt transported by the music, back to the 90′s, it hitting me right in the guts. […]

From Austrian Math-Rock to Eastern New Wave: Waves Festival, Day two

Thursday is the official opening day for most visitors, and the venues are likely to be packed; I plan ahead by getting to the club early. Flex is a venue sandwiched between the Danube channel and a subway line, a venue that smells of stale beer and looks very underground. It’s still early; finding yourself […]

Bonnie and Clyde, Revisited.

The week of madness is almost over; all of a sudden it’s Friday and though the week was long, I had to prioritize and hardly had a chance to do any writing at all. Somehow bright post-its, calendar reminders and drafts in my post queue aren’t helping at all, but with a couple of hours […]

Vampires in a devil town

On April 1st, with littleliongirl as a partner in crime (and exhaustion, judging by how the rings under her eyes were at least as deep as mine), I headed to Roter Bogen, a tiny venue I’d never been to before crammed between rhiz and chelsea, to see for the millionth time Sweet Sweet Moon play […]