A Quickie With … Candy Foster

Candy Foster always wants to put on a show. He, in the vein of the best vocalists, knows it’s less about self-aggrandizement and much more about good-hearted entertainment. His shows wind between the genres and...
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Glasvegas by Glasvegas

With an overwhelming wall of distorted guitars and navel-gazing lyrics, one could easily confuse Glasvegas as a relic from the ‘90s. Displaying working-class grit while also lacking Oasis or Suede’s smarmy wit,...

Landlocked no longer

Elsinore’s music, simple and routed in the traditions of psychedelic pop, portrays the focus of a much older and more experienced group. With a week left of their West Coast tour, singer, guitarist Ryan Groff d...

Jazz Sandwich

Having an ear for what classic tunes could be allows the combo Jazz Sandwich a strange place where covering becomes an artistry and anything can be turned from camp to classic. Working from the motto “ a uniq...

A Party to Cap a Celebration

With local music so focused around indie rock, even a keen listener could miss the strong contingent of hip-hop artists that populates and enhances the reputation of the area. Hip-Hop Appreciation Week, sponsor...
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Girls Next Door go Cabaret

A fixture on campus since 1971, The Girls Next Door (adopting a more modest position than the synonomical stars of an E! show) have functioned to the formula of the a cappella: powerful soloists assisted by lay...
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A Quickie With … Tunnels

With The Living Blue, Stephen Ucherek tended towards writing songs punky in attitude but with a pop-producers mind for cleanliness. As a member of Tunnels, those tight forms are replaced with an easy and laidba...

Bright Eyes

At almost eleven on a Sunday night, when most students are studying or sleeping, Bright Eyes, né Conor Oberst, strutted onto the Foellinger Auditorium stage after two lackluster opening acts that failed ...
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Matt Nathanson

For most musicians, having the best part of your live show being the inter-song banter could be a sign to find another line of work. Matt Nathanson's being doing it successfully for years, though, cultivating ...