Underground Cities Archive

  • The first time I ever saw The Madera Strand they played and entire set of Police covers for a Cover The Crescent event, since that time I have watched them grow into their own, memorized their first EP and they have subconsciously become one of my favorite bands to catch live. I say subconsciously, because it snuck up on me and I didn’t notice it until one night I was on the fence about a show when I found out The Madera Strand was playing and that clinched it. This month they release the three song EP Dam Failure which...

    The Madera Strand-Dam Failure EP and Release Show!

    The first time I ever saw The Madera Strand they played and entire set of Police covers for a Cover The Crescent event, since that time I have watched them grow into their own, memorized their first EP and they have subconsciously become one of my favorite bands to catch live. I say subconsciously, because it snuck up on me and I didn’t notice it until one night I was on the fence about a show when I found out The Madera Strand was playing and that clinched it. This month they release the three song EP Dam Failure which...

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  • Seriously, 2011 has raised the bar on what CD Release shows in this town are about. The blowouts held by Lisa Savidge, Dry River Yacht Club, Peachcake, What Laura Says and now, this week, The Whisperlights have all reached a new level of just what a CD release show should be about. These are all out events that completely engage the senses, arranged to delight the mind and whether it’s at the Rhythm Room, Yucca Tap Room, The Icehouse or now, The Duce these shows are equally vying for mindblowing events of the year. These evenings are designed as memorable...

    The Whisperlights “Surfaces” Release Party-The Duce 06/28/2011

    Seriously, 2011 has raised the bar on what CD Release shows in this town are about. The blowouts held by Lisa Savidge, Dry River Yacht Club, Peachcake, What Laura Says and now, this week, The Whisperlights have all reached a new level of just what a CD release show should be about. These are all out events that completely engage the senses, arranged to delight the mind and whether it’s at the Rhythm Room, Yucca Tap Room, The Icehouse or now, The Duce these shows are equally vying for mindblowing events of the year. These evenings are designed as memorable...

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  • This should turn out to be the show of June. Admittedly, I’ve missed a lot of good shows during the last few weeks, I know I’ve missed a lot of great shows, but if I’m not mistaken, this is going to top everything for the month. First off, it’s The Whisperlights releasing an amazing record called Surfaces, an album I have spent quite a bit of time with over the past week or so, working on the July/August feature for JAVA Magazine. After nearly twenty listens to the album, surprisingly, it doesn’t grow old, not so surprisingly, after that many listens you...

    The Whisperlights Unleash Their New Album, Surfaces At The Duce!!!

    This should turn out to be the show of June. Admittedly, I’ve missed a lot of good shows during the last few weeks, I know I’ve missed a lot of great shows, but if I’m not mistaken, this is going to top everything for the month. First off, it’s The Whisperlights releasing an amazing record called Surfaces, an album I have spent quite a bit of time with over the past week or so, working on the July/August feature for JAVA Magazine. After nearly twenty listens to the album, surprisingly, it doesn’t grow old, not so surprisingly, after that many listens you...

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