CMJ 2012 Day 4: Dent May and Turbo Fruits


Friday night was the Panache Showcase at Public Assembly, with their fun and eccentric roster of bands ranging from Dent May to Violent Bullshit. I ended up only seeing enough of the latter to see front man Jayson Green getting in a heckling war with a dudebro. After realizing the futility of what was becoming

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Preview: Treasure Island Festival


Treasure Island Festival is this weekend – October 13 and 14, on the man-made Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay. It’s a great lineup and there are lots of other activities besides the concerts, like a whole silent disco lineup, separate nights shows, local bands on the new Porch Stage in the Cove, and a

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Festival Preview: Moogfest


What better way to honor a musical visionary like Bob Moog than to have a music festival dedicated to his memory, and the mark his musical inventions have made on music. Moogfest, taking place in Moog’s last place of residence in downtown Asheville, N.C. on October 26 and 27, does just that. It’s a somewhat

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