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Dario Rosa delivered a solid set of catchy, polished retro rock and pop. If there was any complaint to be made, it was that it seemed a bit too familiar at times. Reverence for the past = good, slavish devotion = bad.
Punk-fueled '80s keyboard balladry collided head-on with big-band garage psych at Hi-Dive on May Day when Mark Mallman and the turbo-insanity of Dark Meat set Thursday on fire. More Thursday nights should be like this. Slide show review by Cory Casciato