Whew! Boy did we cover a lot of ground this weekend. Clubs Editor Benjamin Leatherman was out being a one man wrecking ball for this weekend's "Night Out" slide show while Music Editor Martin Cizmar hit up Bloc Party last night. I kept myself busy reviewing the Aquabats show while photographer Deanna Dent covered the vinyl art show we mentioned last week.
Let's get to the good stuff!
In their review of Bloc Party's latest record Intimacy, the guys over at Pitchfork went in to a long and arduous comparison between the band and U2. I didn't really see it, until last night's show at The Marquee...full story Ask what sets The Aquabats apart from other former ska outfits turned synth-punk and the answer is simple: enemies. After all, what would a crime-fighting band of costumed crusaders be without a few villains to lob their collective super powers at?...full story You can't walk across a college campus today without hearing the word "interdisciplinary." So it only makes sense that Hoodlums, an indie music store with roots at Arizona State, would follow suit...full story
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