My Chemical Romance: Live in Milwaukee, 8/23/11

Muruch's Mid-West reviewer/photographer Jen "Coble" Hopper's love of My Chemical Romance knows no bounds. After her four-part series on MCR's Mid-West Tour last April, Coble still asked to cover the band's set in Milwaukee Tuesday night. My Chemical Romance performed at Marcus Amphitheater as co-headliners of the Honda Civic Tour with Blink182. You can read... Continue Reading →

Okkervil River: Live in L.A., 6/23/11

Muruch's L.A. reviewer Laura Foxworthy joined the crowd at The Wiltern last Thursday night for a live performance by Okkervil River. You can read Laura's review of the concert and download a free, legal mp3 from Okkervil River's new album, I Am Very Far, below... There are two kinds of concerts that I love most.... Continue Reading →

Scattered Trees: Live in L.A., 5/28 & Mp3

Muruch's L.A. reviewer Laura Foxworthy joined the crowd at the Satellite Club on May 28th for what was apparently a very evocative performance by Chicago’s Scattered Trees. Laura's review of the concert follows... Vulnerability, melodic sadness and strength are the words I would choose to describe my night with Scattered Trees at the Satellite Club... Continue Reading →

The Black Angels: Live in LA (Julia’s Take)

When Muruch’s L.A. reviewer Laura covered The Black Angels concert at El Rey Theatre for us on May 15th, she took along her daughter, Julia. A freshman in college studying music history among other things, Julia has inherited her mother's enthusiasm for music as well as her writing talent. Julia's debut concert review for Muruch... Continue Reading →

Concert Review: Agent Ribbons Live in L.A.

Muruch's L.A. reviewer Laura Foxworthy caught Agent Ribbon's set at The Bootleg Theater last night. Her review of the concert follows... When I was younger I spent many a night at a local coffee house which décor featured what we used to call early Salvation Army. The place was also home to many wayward drama... Continue Reading →

Foals: Live in Chicago, 4/26/11

Muruch's Chicago reviewer Chelle and photographer Jen "Coble" Hopper were among the crowd when Foals performed at The Metro on April 26th. Chelle's review and Coble's photographs follow... The Metro hosted UK's Foals on Tuesday, April 26th. Out on a North American tour to promote their second full length effort, Total Life Forever, the set... Continue Reading →

My Chemical Romance Mid-West Tour: The Review

Following is Jen "Coble" Hopper's collective review of of My Chemical Romance's tour of the Mid-West last week. You can see Coble's three-part photo series of the concerts in Part 1: Milwaukee, Part 2: Chicago and Part 3: Grand Rapids. Getting to follow My Chemical Romance around the Midwest portion of their World Contamination Tour... Continue Reading →

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