Daniel Ellsworth-Blurry

There was a time, not that long ago (if you consider it relative to the entirety of time) that Daniel Ellsworth was a pretty regular staple of this website. His band, Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes were featured here often. It’s been almost 5 years since the last post about him, and that’s really a shame because he’s a fantastic songwriter. He’s been working … Continue reading Daniel Ellsworth-Blurry

Tigertown at Lincoln Hall 8/28/17

A lot of people showed up to Lincoln Hall early on Monday night to catch opener Tigertown. The Sydney, Australia-based quartet had everyone dancing with their synthpop sounds and jovial personalities. Husband and wife duo Chris and Charlie Collins joked when they played their “one love song” that’s about them and not someone else. It was one of those sets where you can see how … Continue reading Tigertown at Lincoln Hall 8/28/17

Ladyhawke-Wild Things

One thing I’ve come to enjoy about synthpop over they last couple years is its ability to convey emotions that regular instruments can’t quite get right. Synths can provide a sense of ethereal happiness, but also get dingy and dark like you’re drowning in an ocean of despair. It’s quite the range. On Wild Things, Ladyhawke sticks mostly on the happiness end of the spectrum … Continue reading Ladyhawke-Wild Things

The Roalde Dahls at House Of Blues 5/12/2016

Last night I got to see one of my local favorites, The Roalde Dahls, headline at House Of Blues and they did not disappoint. I don’t know why, but for some reason a few years ago I started listening to more and more synth-pop and these guys really hit a sweet spot for me. Their latest EP, MKIII, is available now and you should definitely … Continue reading The Roalde Dahls at House Of Blues 5/12/2016