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Sylvan Esso: Fillmore Part Deux

It’s been a good, better, best kind of week. And it only took through Tuesday.

IMG_2519By the time we were standing downstage right (LDG: “Right? Where are you? That’s left!”) for Sylvan Esso’s return trip to The Fillmore, I had already reevaluated my stance on a previously despised commerce-driven holiday; rekindled a list-driven exploration of Nordic pop; and rediscovered a central coast hideaway, heretofore nothing more than a power plant curiosity, that is home to both a bevy of sea otters and a treasure trove of Shakespeare aficionados.

And then, of course, the show Tuesday night was fantastic. Continue reading Sylvan Esso: Fillmore Part Deux

Deers – Trippy Gum

I first heard the frantic garage rock of Madrid duo Deers back in June, and had both tracks from the debut EP* Demo bouncing in and out of various playlists for much of the summer.

The best thing that could have happened to my favorite of the two songs, “Trippy Gum,” is this video. It gives the aural energy a welcome visual mania¬†and it edits the tune down by almost two minutes. Which, um… might have been a really good call. And it shows them eating and un-eating pizza. Which is fun.

Continue reading Deers – Trippy Gum