Tom MurphyBast at Titwrench 2011 doing some belly dancingTITWRENCH FESTIVAL | 7/29-7/31/11Friday, July 29 - Glob
Every year it seems as though someone involved with Titwrench (likely Piper Rose) comes up with some kind of ritual to start off the festivities. This year, a woman calling herse ... More >>
tUnE-yArDs (playing tonight at the Hi-Dive with Buke & Gass and Papa Bear) is the off-kilter moniker of Merrill Garbus, a multi-instrumentalist who's voice is her biggest asset. Although the songstress is often backed by live percussion and strings, she plays the ukulele and the drums, while ... More >>
Xiu Xiu • tUne YarDs • Talk Normal
03.27.10 | hi-dive
I'd never known a show at the hi-dive to start before 9, particularly on a Saturday, so I was gravely dismayed when I walked in about five till and saw Merrill Garbus tUnInG up on stage, meaning that I'd completely missed Talk Normal, the ... More >>
We would hate for you to miss out on all the awesome that happens every weekend in our fair city, so we've decided to run down five of the best shows in one easy-to-swallow post, with video and audio. Tell us -- and the rest of the world -- what we missed in the comments.
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Dirty Projectors, Tune-Yards
Sunday, November 8, 2009
What it was like: Watching a gospel choir through broken glass.
There is a risk, when you see two bands as technically elaborate as Dirty Projectors and Tune-Yards, that you will get several hours of kno ... More >>
Sunset Rubdown, tUnE-yArDs
Friday, October 23
Better Than: Wolf Parade and Swan Lake combined.
Providing the latest evidence that the loop pedal is the best thing to happen to one-person bands since the harmonica holder, Merrill Garbus, who performs as tUnE-yArDs, opened up the ... More >>