If you play games, you've probably built some strong associations around the music of games. Maybe you recognize a passing Pandora jam from the latest Madden. Maybe you catch yourself humming the Super Mario Bros. theme at your desk at work -- hell, you at least know the tune. Even that goddamn Angr ... More >>
The Mountain Goats (John Darnielle, solo)
Thursday, June 28, 2012
The Swedish American Hall
Better than: A roomful of suicide.
Artists who habitually sing about their own (and others') brain troubles are sometimes hard to take, but the Mountain Goats' searching, quietly pained songs have consisten ... More >>
Black FrancisRoy Zimmerman August 18, 2010 @ Great American Music Hall Better than: Black Francis/Frank Black playing with a bigger band.Black Francis started his performance last night with an invitation to come along with "The Black Rider" -- and the introduction of an 80-ye ... More >>