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  • Live Review: Dopapod

    Paradise Rock Club // Boston, MA // October 7, 2010   The newly renovated Paradise Rock Club was packed to the gills as countless whistles,...

  • Live Review: Geographer

    Sophia’s Thai Kitchen // Davis, CA // October 16, 2010 There’s a peculiar charm about the live shows at Sophia’s Thai Kitchen: the gentle air...

  • Live Review: Marco Benevento

    The Middle East, Upstairs // Cambridge, MA // October 21, 2010   By the time Benevento came onstage, the small club was tightly packed with...

  • Live Review: Next Big Nashville

    Nashville, TN // September 29-October 2, 2010   This fall saw Nashville become the center of not only independent music, but also the think tank...

  • Live Review: Other Sound Festival

    Atlanta, GA // October 2, 2010 As evidenced by the name, The Other Sound Festival is not the typical Atlanta festival. For starters, roughly 25...

  • Navigating the Rabbit Trail: Bunny Bands

    We here at Performer have noticed the recent trend of rabbit-themed band names multiplying like…well, bunnies, I suppose. So, in an effort to get you...

  • Studio Diary: Spirit Kid

    Boston’s Spirit Kid has been generating quite the buzz locally, and that word-of-mouth is sure to spread with their latest 7-inch release. Emeen Zarookian, the...

  • Spotlight: The Cinnamon Band

    An Ever-Evolving Big Band of Two With just a two-piece band in front of them, many would expect a minimalist sound to emerge from the...

  • Spotlight: Brian McGee

    Philly’s Southern Gentleman Somewhere in the city of Asheville, North Carolina lives Brian McGee, a folk singing, punk rock influenced, guitar building mountain man who...

  • Spotlight: Moe Green

    Soundtrack for the Dreamer   Spend five minutes talking to Moe Green, and you may question his chosen moniker. Green, born Gregory Carter, exhibits none...