Tag: rock

Late Night with Saint Motel

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Late Night with Saint Motel

Photos by Leysha Caraballo. Standing atop a television on standby, flanked by two massive cameras and one enthusiastic trumpeter blaring just behind him, Saint Motel frontman AJ Jackson leaps across the stage like some figment of the imagination. Teleporting effortlessly from the massive retro television adorning the wall behind the band, to the dim-lit bar […]

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I Prevail: Rage on the Stage

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
I Prevail: Rage on the Stage

Photos by Pooja Pasupula. When the bass is so deep down your throat, you can barely swallow and the screeching of the singers that resembles that of the Predator is drilling its way into your ear drums, you know you are at a rock concert. I Prevail is a rock band from Rochester Hills, Michigan […]

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Photos: Portugal. The Man at The Fillmore

| October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Photos: Portugal. The Man at The Fillmore

Photos by Pooja Pasupula. Portugal. The Man, Lido and Maybird play at The Fillmore on Friday night in Charlotte, NC.

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Photos: The Devil Wears Prada at The Underground

| October 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Photos: The Devil Wears Prada at The Underground

Photos by Pooja Pasupula. The Devil Wears Prada plays at The Underground on Wednesday night in Charlotte, NC as part of their No Sun No Moon tour along with Veil of Maya, Silent Planet, and Thousand Below.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Foster the People blend psychedelic pop with methodical lyricism in ‘Sacred Hearts Club’

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
ALBUM REVIEW: Foster the People blend psychedelic pop with methodical lyricism in ‘Sacred Hearts Club’

Even as the summer quickly begins to sizzle away, the amount of impressive indie pop spooling from the speakers of the music industry seems to be never-ending. With Friday marking the release of yet another highly-anticipated alternative album in Foster the People’s third record, ‘Sacred Hearts Club,’ the summer of rocking pop anthems that is […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Fleet Foxes deliver heavenly, haunting, at times hesitant harmonies in ‘Crack-Up’

| June 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
ALBUM REVIEW: Fleet Foxes deliver heavenly, haunting, at times hesitant harmonies in ‘Crack-Up’

Ever-shape-shifting in sound and energy, and always weighted in deep and provocative thought, folk-rock darlings Fleet Foxes have captivated fans of the indie genre ever since their soothing 2008 EP, ‘Sun Giant.’ Quickly making a name for themselves with hymn-like hits ‘Ragged Wood’ and ‘White Winter Hymnal,’ and the guitar-strumming journey of ‘Mykonos,’ the Seattle-born […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: alt-J’s ‘RELAXER’ is a dark, unsettling listen rich with ambition and hope

| June 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
ALBUM REVIEW: alt-J’s ‘RELAXER’ is a dark, unsettling listen rich with ambition and hope

“The song came out of nowhere.” It’s no surprise that when describing the fourth song on their newest album, RELAXER, the alternative rock band, alt-J, said the song was a product of the band simply messing around in the studio, stringing loose ends together to make something work. The same can possibly be said about […]

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Band of Horses and Shelters Take The Fillmore by Storm

| November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Band of Horses and Shelters Take The Fillmore by Storm

Amid a shuffling crowd of bearded gentleman and their folk-loving counterparts, with a box of overcooked fried pickles balanced on my fingertips, I eagerly awaited the moment when the woodsy rock group known as Band of Horses would emerge onto the stage. My first time entering the smoke-filled atmosphere of the Fillmore, as the indie […]

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The sparks that began Cairo Fire

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
The sparks that began Cairo Fire

It all came together quickly for the guys of Cairo Fire, the four-piece Charlotte pop/rock band. About a year and a half ago, Will White moved down to Charlotte with a desire to gather up some musicians to perform with. So he posted a shot-in-the-dark invite on Craigslist to see what could happen. He received a […]

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Q&A with Paul Janeway of St. Paul & The Broken Bones

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Q&A with Paul Janeway of St. Paul & The Broken Bones

  From the raspy tones of Otis Redding to the sultry vocals of Marvin Gaye. From the prolific grooves of the Beatles to the peaks of every Rolling Stone. This band was made for me and you. St. Paul & The Broken Bones will weave you through a range of emotions when they perform Tuesday, Oct. 14 […]

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The Well Reds study for their upcoming show at Cone

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Well Reds study for their upcoming show at Cone

On Sept. 30, UNC Charlotte becomes a part of the growing list of colleges and universities that the Well Reds have performed at. Their performance starts at 7 p.m. at the Cone University Center. “All of our fans when we were getting started were 18-to-20-year-olds and we just felt like they were in college so […]

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Be on the prowl for Joel Dasilva and the Midnight Howl

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Be on the prowl for Joel Dasilva and the Midnight Howl

On July 9, Joel Dasilva and the Midnight Howl perform at the Double Door Inn in Charlotte. Doors will open at 8 p.m., with the show starting at 9 p.m. The event is 16 and over and is $5. Dasilva along with drummer, George Anderson and Bass player, Robert Sherber are touring as a power […]

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Lily and the Tigers bring southern soul to Charlotte

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lily and the Tigers bring southern soul to Charlotte

Themes of friendship and love, fostered with the sounds of southern soul forms the essence of Lily and the Tigers. The indie folk band materialized in Atlanta, Georgia with the unlikely meeting between vocalist Casey Hood and bassist Adam Mincey in 2010. Together, the duo released their self-recorded debut album, “Sojourner.” After introducing guitarist Jared […]

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Poverty is Real presents classic rock showdown at the Double Door Inn

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Poverty is Real presents classic rock showdown at the Double Door Inn

Organizations like the Urban Ministry Center in Charlotte make an attempt to deter poverty, educate young adults on the realities of this problem and help those who are currently suffering these conditions. They offer food, shelter and medical aid among other things to those in need. With the aid of the Georgia-based organization Poverty is Real, the […]

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