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At First Avenue, Car Seat Headrest is vulnerable and unafraid
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At First Avenue, Car Seat Headrest is vulnerable and unafraid

William Toledo, the lead singer/songwriter of Car Seat Headrest, strode onto the First Avenue stage in full monochrome black. He played alongside his bandmates Ethan Ives (guitar and bass-backing vocals), Seth Dalby (bass) and Andrew Katz (drums, percussion), as well as members of Naked Giants, who joined Car Seat Headrest to perform their newest album,…

Foxing and the albatross take flight
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Foxing and the albatross take flight

“Foxing is a band. Someday Foxing won’t be a band.” This slogan is both simple and profound, although you may think it clichéd of an indie-rock, post-rock group to declare itself metaphysically impermanent. Hold your judgement for just a moment. Imagine that you are standing in the Triple Rock Social Club, swaying back and forth…

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In Concert: The Dodos

The Dodos are a small group, comprised of frontman Meric Long and drummer Logan Kroeber, but their size should not fool you. A better indication of a great concert might instead be the size of the audience — and damn, was it crowded. For their Oct. 5 performance at the Triple Rock Social Club, a…

Joey Bada$$ // Review
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Joey Bada$$ // Review

“Badass” is a very popular word among my peers. When the word is stylized as “Bada$$,” though, it takes on a whole new meaning. Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott, better known by his stage name, Joey Bada$$, is only 19 years old. What have you done with the first 19 years of your life? He has two…

Neutral Milk Hotel at First Avenue: Concert Review
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Neutral Milk Hotel at First Avenue: Concert Review

Both of last week’s Neutral Milk Hotel shows at First Avenue sold out on the day they went on sale almost six months in advance, a rare achievement in the Twin Cities. But that fact alone does not convey the full magnitude of the anticipation and expectations their fans had for a set of performances…