Ray LaMontagne and Jenny Lewis With Belle Brigade Fillmore Miami Beach Saturday, July 12, 2014 Better Than: A night with any of these great acts alone. On any other evening, the sweet strains of Belle Brigade's sibling tandem, Barbara and Ethan Gruska, would've been show enough. But over the week ... More >>
Jenny Lewis certainly knows a little something about the art of performance. A former child actress born to show business parents, she's been in the spotlight since she was a toddler, first as a child actor and later at the helm of indie-pop sensations Rilo Kiley with then-boyfriend Blake Sennett. ... More >>
As Ray LaMontagne (sorta) sings on his latest single, Supernova: "I want you to be my gu-e-e-est." After four years, the notoriously soft-spoken, extraordinarily private singer-songwriter and former shoemaker has emerged from his famous farmhouse with a new haircut and his next album. To celebrate ... More >>
Photo by Pamela LittkyRilo Kiley didn't even look happy in their happy days.Jenny Lewis's indie-pop band, Rilo Kiley, has broken up. And girl, it's nasty. Guitarist and singer Blake Sennett told Spinner.com that he initiated the bands dissolution after "a lot of deception, disloyalty, greed" an ... More >>
The long-standing local shindig went down at White Room.
Power to the people.
We 'R' Us (self-released)
Jenny Lewis Photo by Jamie Puntumkhul Rilo Kiley Revolution, Ft. Lauderdale October 1, 2007 Better than: A three-way between a man, me, and Jim. The Review: The last time Rilo Kiley ventured down to South Florida it was roughly two years ago at the I/O Lounge. They performed for about 100 pe ... More >>
I like Rilo Kiley. I can’t help but groove to their country-inspired brand of indie rock loosely influenced by Straight Outta Compton, De La Soul, and The Beastie Boys’ Paul’s Boutique. I find vocalist Jenny Lewis’s quirky, choppy, and occasionally incomprehensible lyrics and pleasantly girl ... More >>
Against Me! New Wave Gainesville's Against Me! shares a hometown with Lynyrd Skynyrd and, discounting the redneck caricature Skynyrd became after frontman/spiritual leader Ronnie Van Zant's 1977 death, a lot more: a keen eye for the flaws of leaders and those being led alike, and songs with sentim ... More >>
The passion of Bright Eyes flows through I'm Awake, It's Morning and Digital Ash in a Digital Urn
White men learned to dance, and the emoting was as thick as the eyeliner on the year's best pop-rock records.
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