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Kishi Bashi Returned to LA for a Joyful and Emotional Show at the Belasco

Without fully recovering from the mania that was Beach Goth over the weekend, I eagerly jumped at the chance to see Kishi Bashi at the Belasco this past Monday. I was first introduced to his whimsy with his newest LP, Sonderlust, an album I loved without context. This would be my first time seeing him live, […]

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Joyous Melodies Await You on Kishi Bashi’s New LP Sonderlust

  For many readers, the name Kishi Bashi is not new. Kaoru Ishibashi has been making music under that moniker for a few years, releasing his debut LP, 151a, in 2012. But prior to that, people probably knew him as a member of of Montreal, or even from his days with Jupiter One, a group […]

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Kishi Bashi delivers a marvelous avant-pop serenade at Fonda Theatre

This past Friday at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, Kishi Bashi’s serenaded the crowd with a most lively and beautiful performance of songs from his new album, Lighght off Joyful Noise Recordings. Mesmerizing the crowd with his violin-focused avant-pop songs, Kishi Bashi exuded a kaleidoscopic of sound with his lively show. Were you there? Check out […]

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“Useless Creatures” by Andrew Bird – Album Review

The latest album by Andrew Bird titled Useless Creatures, is reflective of sounds of loneliness, heartbreak, spring, autumn, sadness and happiness all at the same time—like a pantheon of emotions. The album starts with the song “Master Sigh” and it is just that. Hauntingly beautiful it sounds like gold and brown Autumn leaves falling from […]

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Owen Pallett at the Fox Theatre Pomona – Photo Gallery & Review

Kicking off and extraordinary evening of music with The National being the main course, Owen Pallett (formerly Final Fantasy) was the aural appetizer that set our musical journey into play. This lil Canadian fellow is quite the genius when it comes to conjuring up some majestic sounds on the violin. From the traditional use of […]

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