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Trash Kit
The Lexington, London, February 14

February 25th, 2020  |  by  |  published in What's the Rumpus? | Leave A Comment »

Trash Kit The Lexington, London, February 14 If you don’t go in for overpriced meals and cliched gestures, a good place to have spent Valentine’s Day this year would have been at The

Crows
Electric Ballroom, London, October 22

October 27th, 2019  |  by  |  published in What's the Rumpus? | Leave A Comment »

Crows Electric Ballroom, London, October 22 As the last days of 2019 approach, one can’t help but take stock of the past year and the records that stood out. The album with which

Nelsonville Music Festival
Hocking College, Nelsonville, June 6–9

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Nelsonville Music Festival Hocking College, Nelsonville, June 6–9 I’ve already written at length about the uniqueness of the Nelsonville Music Festival in the lead-up to this year’s fest, so I promised myself

Nelsonville Music Festival 2019
Preview

June 3rd, 2019  |  by  |  published in What's the Rumpus? | 1 Comment »

Nelsonville Music Festival 2019 Preview One of the most anticipated weekends on the calendar for Ohio music fans, the Nelsonville Music Festival will be kicking off their 15th year at Robbins Crossing

Sasami
Rumba Cafe, Columbus, May 5

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Sasami Rumba Cafe, Columbus, May 5 I’ve had the good fortune to see Philadelphia’s Empath twice in the last month. Of course there was the pedigree built-in that initially drew my attention.

The Flesh Eaters
Bowery Ballroom, New York, March 17

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The Flesh Eaters Bowery Ballroom, New York, March 17 Although the Flesh Eaters existed intermittently in many forms over the decades, they no doubt remain best remembered

The Goon Sax
Alphaville, Brooklyn, October 25

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The Goon Sax Alphaville, Brooklyn, October 25 There are those that say youth is wasted on the young, but then those armchair philosophers obviously don’t get it. They certainly aren’t the types

Slowdive
House of Vans, Brooklyn, June 30

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Slowdive House of Vans, Brooklyn, June 30 While life in the big city of New York can be frequently challenging, there are certain things that make you pause and remember why it’s still an incredible place

Poptone
Warsaw, Brooklyn, June 28

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Poptone Warsaw, Brooklyn, June 28 Existing for just two short years (from 1982 to 1984), Tones on Tail were a brilliant flash in the pan. Consisting of former Bauhaus members Daniel Ash and

Ufomammut
Johnny Brenda’s, Philadelphia, June 18

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Ufomammut Johnny Brenda’s, Philadelphia, June 18 It seems like local psych rock warriors Gondola have been supporting every big bill of the lysergic variety in town: they previously played