I will trust in time that we will meet again
If you wait
Last week I flew from Chicago to NYC to see the band London Grammar perform at Brooklyn Steel. It's not the first time I've made ridiculous travel plans to see a band I like, but those trips typically involved trains and automobiles -- not the Delta shuttle.
In June, London Grammar released their second album, Truth Is A Beautiful Thing, a follow up to their first album If You Wait. The gap (4 years) between the two albums led many fans to wonder if the group had disappeared. I held out hope and have been obsessively listening to the new album since it came out in June. Read More
After many (many) failed attempts to get tickets to see Radiohead in NYC or LA, I caved and went in for one day passes at Lollapoolaza. This was one of the better, if not best decisions, I’ll ever make regarding a music festival. The show was incredible, and well worth the hours spent getting accosted by teenagers in fanny packs and knee socks. I’d seen Radiohead live once before, in 2008 during the In Rainbows tour, and my expectations for the Lolla show were crazy high. As amazing as the ‘08 show was, I thought Radiohead's Lolla performance was even more mind-blowing, largely because they dug into their catalogue, played newer songs I didn't expect to work well live, and the entire performance was drenched in electricity. Read More