Central Park Summerstage
This is songwriting with the highest quality and it never waivers and the band, the times where it jams, jams very well, but the tightness here only allows for an occasional letting go: an odd place for a woman who cut her teeth on the LES punk rock scene to find herself.
IIt’s a weird realization, feeling like I’ve grown out of who I’ve considered my favorite musician for years. I’ll still listen to him, I don’t skip Bright Eyes when it comes up on shuffle, but his newer work doesn’t appeal to me and some of his older stuff is unlistenable. Conor’s grown up, and I have too, and we’ve gone our separate ways.
Played with Bright eyes-y full throttle intensity, plus horns, plus back up singers, plus two girls on guitar, plus Conor emoting the holy fuck out of them, they supercharged the evening. I didn’t like the horns on “Hundreds Of Ways on the recorded version, but it worked here and the three song opening did something Conor didn’t quite do at Carnegie Hall a couple of years ago, it grew him up without changing him.
Emili is a clinging vine who when you wanna go out and get trashed with the boys would cause such a scene that you are stuck watching the X Factor while Emili croons “You won’t find him drinking at the tables, rolling dice and staying out til 3.” Chance would be a fine thing
She & Him are the Pat Boone of indie rock. 3D? They should be so lucky
Nocho De Sexo” -the Aventura hit, is powerful dance music
I enjoyed the set so screw the 99% Latin American audience.
From the hugely popular Aventur
a brisk but powerful push forward
Chocquibtown are the hottest alt Reggaeton in Columbia, and in New York, during a three day festival celebrating Latin American Alternative music. And headlining Summerstage, Saturday, June 9th, 2011, they came on stage to flags waving and people shouting, the band, two guys and a gal taking vocals, and a funk rock behind, they proceed…
King twist on the melody
poured on the soul li
We like to get down… and when we say down we mean dooooown