The Mountain Goats SoloWednesday, February 25, 2009 Swedish American Hall at Cafe Du NordReview By Melissa BaronBetter Than: Going to a crowded, dancey, pushy Noise Pop show. Or listening to your Mountain Goats records at home.From recordings alone, one could probably imagine what a typical Mo ... More >>
John Vanderslice and the Magik*Magik Orchestra Friday, January 30, 2009 Great American Music HallReview By Melissa BaronBetter Than: Shows where artists use keyboards and samples artificially replicate the sound of real instruments (ie violins, horns).As a budding young tuba player, I immersed mysel ... More >>
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