Category: Live


Magnolia Electric Co. – Baton Rouge – 9/27/2006

The terrible news yesterday was of Jason Molina’s passing. Jason was the force behind the Songs: Ohia moniker (largely for his own solo work) and Magnolia Electric Co (which saw him working with a regular band). I saw Jason perform three times, in 2004 (Charlottesville), 2006 (Baton Rouge), and 2007 (New Orleans). I spoke with him on two of those occasions. (More...)

Robyn Hitchcock – The Executioner (Live)

I have had several conversations about which band/artist can claim responsibility for setting the precedent of touring behind a long since released back-catalog album that has reached 'classic' status for a full cover-to-cover live rendition. Many have done it, and based on my sampling, I have been generally pleased that the concept has taken hold (More...)

The Monday Set: The Raveonettes – Los Angeles – 10/8/2012

We saw Danish group The Raveonettes in what was our second show at The El Rey Theater in about a ten-day span. This was another band I had been wanting to see for a very long time -- readers who have seen my "Best of" lists will know that their records consistently make it into consideration, but they never came to my neck of the woods (More...)