Rock The Bells Rap Music Festival Rocks The San Manuel Amphitheater

Rock the Bells is a 2-day annual rap music festival that was held in San Bernardino at the San Manuel Amphitheater this year September 7& 8 and featured over 50 performers. The first day I arrived somewhat late but managed to catch Chief Keef’s performance when he began his set at least 20 minutes later … Continue reading Rock The Bells Rap Music Festival Rocks The San Manuel Amphitheater

Best Coast July 28, 2012

Best Coast is an indie band from California, hence the name. They are inspired by ‘60s surf rock and girl groups and carry the rhythm of the California waves crashing into shore. They performed last night, July 28, 2012 at the Vic Theatre. This was one of their last shows of this tour with Those … Continue reading Best Coast July 28, 2012

Tallest Man on Earth at Lollapalooza 2012

Instead of trying to recall every detail of the weekend rom August 3-5, I’ve decided only to write about my favorite set at Lollapalooza. Though there were many talented performers and most exceeded my expectations, one lived up to the praise I had been spreading about him in the weeks before the fest. Kristian Mattson, … Continue reading Tallest Man on Earth at Lollapalooza 2012

Conduits, Cymbals Eat Guitars, & Cursive Rock NYC’s Bowery Ballroom

Conduits are friends of Cursive from Omaha, Nebraska who opened the show with a fairly long set which not only didn’t have any energy to it but also sounded somewhat repetitive, as though all the songs had the same beat and simple rhythm. Cymbals Eat Guitars got the crowd pumped for Cursive by bringing the … Continue reading Conduits, Cymbals Eat Guitars, & Cursive Rock NYC’s Bowery Ballroom