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Comment Archives: stories: Music: Music Reviews

Re: “All Roads Lead to Judah

There's a Japanese band called Envy that has been doing a similar thing for years...

Posted by BuzzKillington on 08/17/2011 at 3:28 PM

Re: “Trainwreck: Boys Night Out

Congratulations on completely missing the fact that it's demented because of the pop punk sound. Funny you mention "average pop punk" when that's exactly what you wanted to hear out of the band, and don't know enough to realize you haven't gotten it.

Posted by Vael Victus on 03/31/2011 at 9:56 AM

Re: “You Could Spend "All Day" With Girl Talk

How does one get a hold of Greg Gillis's booking agent?

Posted by bgettel on 03/28/2011 at 5:37 PM

Re: “The Expendables

This concert was amazing, it was my first concert and i wouldn't trade it for anything! It was the best concert I've been to, i hope they perform there again soon!

Posted by vanz on 03/10/2011 at 9:46 AM

Re: “CD REVIEW Jeff Baker: Monologue

A mormon singing jazz, go figure. Some of the worst skat singing I have ever heard!

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Posted by ballsymcgee on 03/04/2011 at 12:03 PM

Re: “The Soft Boys Re-issue A Can of Bees

Child molester

Lizard Worshiper


Mind Control Practitioner

Heroin Addict

This person is all of the above and more.

What he is not is an artist passing on a style set by Barrett etc. He actually serves the satanic individuals responsible for Barrett's mental demise.

Hitchcock is a fraud and WILL be exposed as such.

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Posted by psilas on 02/28/2011 at 11:08 PM

Re: “Bands Battle For Cash, Recording Time, Tickets at Knitting Factory

I think our local reviewer did an excellent job of capturing the synopsis of the show and crediting the talent that was showcased. All the bands consisted of top-notch musicianship, although categorically it was like comparing apples to oranges with the wide array of genres that were represented. I guess I would not be surprised if there was one favorite over another for each individual listener based on music preference. What was clear though, Stop-Drop definately had the crowd in their favor (evident by a packed floor and seeing how many left when they quit playing), and maybe the singer did get slightly pitchy towards the end, but who could ever match his pace and energy so I will cut him a little slack, but the musicianship, and hooky, chantable, chorus lines demonstrated a strong potential to write commercially viable hits! As for AD, seasoned musicians do make a proven diffence and they represent their style of music incredibly well, but for me the star of that band is really the bass player (and rythem section, because it was tight), although their music stylings would tend to appeal to an older audience (hence the result of the older judges who probably aren't your typical concert attendees and favored the quieter bands), with SD&P definately catering to the teen Warp Tour crowd (and the kids were eating it up and amazingly sang along to their songs, so what does that tell you?). Bottom line, Boise has an incredibly gifted plethera of talented musicians, which makes our quaint little town totally ripe for a highly credible music scene that could rival and compete against any city in the US based on talent alone. Just catch any Local's Night at The Knitting Factory and be prepared to be blown away!!! All Battle participants are to be congratulated for a job well done! Thanks Boise Weekly for giving this event the attention it deserves... the musicians certainly earned it.

Posted by MusicGorilla on 02/25/2011 at 6:05 PM

Re: “Bands Battle For Cash, Recording Time, Tickets at Knitting Factory

I've been watching these guys for about a year and as far as I'm concerned (and my friends) - they're the best band in Boise. They're tight (it's obvious they practice), they write their own stuff - and it's great, and they put on a good show. Going to one of their shows is like catching a concert - with drinks!! If you haven't seen them yet, it's worth the trip. Thanks, AD!!! Always a great show!

Posted by musicsnob on 02/23/2011 at 3:29 PM

Re: “Bands Battle For Cash, Recording Time, Tickets at Knitting Factory

i totally disagree with keeping my eye on all the other bands at battle of the bands....the only band worth seeing was Actual Depiction. They totally blew everyone else out of the water. There was no contest there....Actual Depiction just walked out on stage, poured their addictive music over the crowd and walked away victorious! No surprise at all!

Posted by missmorningstar on 02/23/2011 at 1:02 PM

Re: “Shiragirl: Scream! Spit! Sing!

I love Shiragirl!

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Posted by musicdude22 on 01/15/2011 at 6:36 PM

Re: “Show Review: Bob Dylan

And he did not do an encore although the fans asked for it.

Posted by krystigarcia on 12/09/2010 at 11:05 PM

Re: “Justin Townes Earle: Harlem River Blues

Rogers Park sound recording copyright for sale.

Posted by copyrights for sale on 11/25/2010 at 4:54 PM

Re: “High Desert Band: Creature Comforts

You guys rock.

Got to say that the awesome cover art is by Boise's own Zella Strickland, fabulous artist and darned nice person!

Thanks a million.

High Desert Band

Posted by LoveIdaho on 09/17/2010 at 11:49 AM

Re: “Show Review: Bob Dylan

Wait, he DID play "like a Rolling Stone" as the grand finally.

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Posted by scottpemble on 08/24/2010 at 11:35 AM

Re: “Show Review: Bob Dylan

I am curious as to the age of Molly Kumar the writer of Show Review: Bob Dylan ~ in reference to the statement "His presence added to the sharpness of his lyrics and the talent of his band." HELLO MOLLY!!!! YOUR TALKING ABOUT BOB DYLAN!! A MUSICAL ICON AND SONGWRITER GENIUS! The fact that he even played a venue such as The IDAHO BOTANICAL GARDENS ~ IS AMAZING IN ITSELF! I would be interested in how long was his set, did he perform an encore, etc. . . . Molly, honey, sharpen your pencil and think before you write ~ thanks for the fashion update, I can die happy knowing what Bob was wearing at his gig in Idaho! I want your job!!!

Posted by Boise~Gem on 08/20/2010 at 10:41 PM

Re: “Nickelback: Dark Horse

I've been to a lot of rock shows from every part of the genre, and Nickelback put on one of the most engaging, entertaining, and energetic shows I've ever seen. The Idaho Center was packed and rockin last night. They were one of the biggest sellers of the 2000's and Dark Horse is already a popular album. They must be doing something right.

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Posted by DMarion on 05/11/2010 at 4:32 PM

Re: “Nickelback: Dark Horse

Yes, the public has "allowed" Nickelback to climb to such grandiose heights....hmmm...tell you anything? The public loves them. I love them. Chad Kroeger has an AWESOME singing voice! And the the rest of his band is equally talented. I was at their concert last night. They rocked the Center! I have seen them in interviews. They did not come even close to being conceited. It seems like you might be jealous....or prejudice for some reason...something. When billions love them and you don't, why do you think anyone would listen to you tell us to turn off the radio? It would appear that their rock star status is not merely a fantasy...but a fact. Wake up. And to top it all off, I think the name "Dark Horse" is cool.

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Posted by peace on 05/11/2010 at 1:23 PM

Re: “Nickelback: Dark Horse

Typical...I hate anything that's popular response. I hate anything that I don't like. Funny, how the crappy Idaho Center was rockin' last night with the Puppies, Shinedown, Breaking Benjamin and yes Nickelback.

I bet you'll be harping on Shinedown next.

Posted by PixelJerk on 05/11/2010 at 10:14 AM

Re: “Nickelback: Dark Horse

Typical…I hate anything that's popular response. I hate anything that I don't like. Funny, how the crappy Idaho Center was rockin' last night with the Puppies, Shinedown, Breaking Benjamin and yes Nickelback.

I bet you'll be harping on Shinedown next.

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Posted by PixelJerk on 05/11/2010 at 10:14 AM

Re: “Moondoggies: Don't Be A Stranger

See The Moondoggies March 25th, 2010 At Flying M Coffeegarage in Nampa. W/ The Invasion.
$5 advance/ $7 door 8pm

Posted by flyingmshow on 03/13/2010 at 2:45 PM


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