Posts Tagged ‘The Effects’

Deleted Scenes Breaks Up

"We felt like the music would speak for itself, but I don't think any music can speak for itself today."

ToDo ToDay: “Picturing Mary,” the Mauls, and the Effects

Discover the Virgin Mary's many personas in this new exhibition.

One Track Mind: The Effects’ “Blister”

Loud and rollicking, the song lives up to its title.

ToDo ToDay: Belleville, Krill, and Piraguas

Head to someone else's house for live music tonight.

ToDo ToDay: The Fresh & Onlys, Beck, and Free Movies

Last month, a writer for Consequence of Sound argued that House of Spirits, the latest album from San Francisco’s Fresh & Onlys, was “the band’s descent into turmoil, its hero’s journey,” but one that “no one asked them to embark on”—a tortured, dulled betrayal of the band’s earlier verve. That inspired Fresh & Onlys leader Tim [...]

Here’s Who Might Have Played Fort Reno This Summer

This summer's Fort Reno concert series is off, organizer Amanda MacKaye announced today after she was unable to resolve a permitting dispute with the National Park Service and U.S. Park Police. Not long before MacKaye posted a letter to Fort Reno's website, she wrote to members of more than 20 local bands about the disappointing news—presumably the bands she [...]

ToDo ToDay: Three Men in a Boat, Protect-U, and Ashanti

Before the Lonely Island’s “I’m on a Boat” ruined everything, there was the 19th-century comic novel Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog). The plot goes like this: Three young men, suffering from a severe case of “overwork,” take a boating trip through the English countryside with their canine companion, Montmorency. Georgetown [...]