The Caesars @ Slims, San Francisco, CA 7/24/05

(a.k.a. Caesars Palace… in their native Sweden) were one of my favorite discoveries (along with The Raveonettes) through my previous job at Norwalk. Ah, Caesars… how I love thee… let me count the ways: Sort It Out May The Rain We Got To Leave Only You Kick You Out Paper Read more…

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Copyright 2005 Liane Chan

Of Montreal w/Tilly and the Wall (6/2/05)

Tonight was a really good show. The will call line was surprisingly long, so it took awhile to pick up our tickets. When we finally gotinside the first opening band Numbers was already playing. They were unusual because the female drummer was also the singer. They also had a moog Read more…

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Architecture in Helsinki, Still Flyin' @ Cafe du Nord 5/25/05

Still Flyin’, the opening band, was still rehearsing when we got there (around 8:40) and there was a curtain drawn with a rope over it. A bunch of people tried to look through, and you could easily hear them through it. When they finished, some DJs from AIH were spinning Read more…

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Architecture in Helsinki, Still Flyin’ @ Cafe du Nord 5/25/05

Still Flyin’, the opening band, was still rehearsing when we got there (around 8:40) and there was a curtain drawn with a rope over it. A bunch of people tried to look through, and you could easily hear them through it. When they finished, some DJs from AIH were spinning Read more…

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British Sea Power at The Independent 4/30/05

Setlist (what wasn’t written on the list): It Ended On A(n) Oily Stage Remember Me Scottish Wildlife (Experience) Please Stand Up North Hanging Rock Apologies To Insect Life Spirit of St. Louis Fear of Drowning Childhood Memories (Favours in the) Beetroot Fields Leaving Here (How Will I Ever Find My Read more…

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The Arrogants, The River, Summer Shorts @ The Hub 7/26/02

This was was the first show by Orange County’s best kept secret the Arrogants in 17 months. The female-fronted indie pop band made their much anticipated return to the Hub, a small outdoor venue near the Metrolink station which the Arrogants played regularly between 1998 and 2000. The Arrogants played Read more…

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Badly Drawn Boy @ Amoeba Music Hollywood 5/31/02

L.A.’s finest record store, Amoeba Music, was packed for one of their many great in-stores. It was Badly Drawn Boy in his only Southern California performance, though he had been making the rounds around local clubs like Bang! when Ladytron were doing a guest DJ set a few weeks before. Read more…

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Copyright 2002 Liane Chan
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