Tag: tour

The Art of the Opening Band is not yet lost: Featuring Rubblebucket

The Art of the Opening Band is not yet lost: Featuring Rubblebucket
Last May, Reptar was the opening band for Grouplove at the Metro. What a stellar show. What a killer pair of new acts. By the fall, Reptar was out on their own, touring with an opening band called Rubblebucket. Having previously dug Reptar as an opening act (and eventually declaring Body Faucet 2012’s Album of the Year),... Read more »

Beach Boys reunion gives me bad vibrations

I love the Beach Boys completely un-ironically. I dig Brian Wilson’s early “Surfin’” vibe and love when they sailed off the beach to find their Pet Sounds and eventually Smiled 37 years too late. I once won a karaoke contest singing “Surfin’ Safari.” The Boys are in some sort of tantric doo-wop battle with The Doors... Read more »