Tag Archives: gospel

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Algiers ignite The Roxy with explosive performance

Mondays are a challenge to go out after heavy weekends but, when The Roxy has a band with the intensity and allure of Algiers, you have to push yourself to go and experience their performance.  The night was kind of slow but the crowd was stoked to have this dynamic band from the deep South […]

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Aretha Franklin gives immaculate performance at a packed Microsoft Theater full of fans and celebrities

It was a night of being in the presence of a living legend last night at the Microsoft Theater, in Los Angeles. The orchestra was playing different tunes, including Sly and The Family Stone’s “Hot Fun in the Summer Time,” one of my personal favorites, then Aretha walked onto the stage in a golden gown and she […]

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The Rapture “In The Grace Of Your Love” – Album Review

Everyone, please rise and welcome back New York City’s very own pop-dance prodigal sons, The Rapture, and with them—In The Grace Of Your Love, the first studio album in a whopping five years, released on DFA records. After surviving a decade as a band, losing members, gaining producers and ultimately changing their minds, they return with an […]

Contest: Win Tickets to Futurebirds at the Satellite (Sept. 21, 2011)

  Stunningly poetic, the self-described “country/gospel/psychedelic” band  Futurebirds are coming to The Satellite along with indie grunge band WATERS  and experimental pop Loc Lochmond. These three bands offer a refreshing hodge-podge of  variety, each band touching upon a sub-genre of the beloved indie rock community. Tickets are $8-$10 and doors open at 8:30 p.m with the show starting at 9 p.m. This event is […]

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"Bible Belt" by Diane Birch – Album Review

“Bible Belt” by Diane Birch – The daughter of a preacher, this singer-songwriter has quite the lovely voice but I’m just not feeling it. Her debut album “Bible Belt” at times sounds like 80’s soft rock, a sound track for the “Thorn Birds.” I can’t deny that voice though, it’s amazing and she’s very easy […]