Tag Archives: performance

Of Monsters and Men: of SWAT teams and aliens

Succumbing to a wall of sound is an expected outcome at a live concert. But almost getting blinded by lights? Of course, lights abound at concerts. Thousands of watts worth. But at the Hammerstein Ballroom last Thursday evening, the thousands … Continue reading

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Candombe Comes to Queens

When a friend of mine from Uruguay mentioned on social media that he was not only in the country, but performing in my borough, I had to check it out. Little did I know that my friend, candombe drummer and … Continue reading

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The Apsara and the Mastodong: the Indie Rock Version of Beauty and the Beast?

I am always fascinated with how the dynamic energy of a live musical performance charges the crowd. For Rush concerts, it’s the stadium full of arms swinging away in comically synchronized air drum solos. At hardcore shows, it’s the pointless … Continue reading

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