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Dirty Projectors @ The Troubadour, West Hollywood 7/8/09

After spending some much needed time recuperating after having their lives flipped over, Dave Longstreth’s troupe of mind benders have resumed the good work of spreading their Bitte opus to understandably packed houses. Last night’s sell-out hit our photographer Andrew Youssef as “one of the top shows of the year,” and as you know, dude… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 9, 2009 - 10:37 am

New What’s Up? – “Harper”

On “Harper,” from their debut collection Content Imagination, notey instrumental Portland-via-Sacramento trio What’s Up? come off like a steel-drumming Trans Am. Or Lucky Dragons giving a go at Zombi in a PDX Tiki bar. The sound’s steeped in that lower-fi DIY thing the kids like, and “Harper” offers up an intentionally imperfect, non-slick ending. If… More »

By: brandon / June 4, 2009 - 2:38 pm