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Marcus Perez

Articles by Marcus Perez

Ryan Adams writes freely on Prisoner

We’ve seen a variety of outfits from singer/songwriter Ryan Adams throughout his expansive career. Never shy of being experimental, if you are able to get past the dismay of his Taylor Swift cover album, we ...

February 20, 2017
Colorado comfort — the Lumineers

Behind a relentless touring schedule, the Lumineers gathered a fan base of a variety of music lovers. The pace at which their eponymous debut album caught on garnered a continuous cycle of music festivals and ...

May 6, 2016
Eighties synth Matters

There’s no doubt St. Lucia draws some of their inspiration from ’80s synthpop music we all hate to love, but the genre has worked for a lot of artists. The mastermind behind St. Lucia, Jean-Philip ...

March 25, 2016
Vance Joy's Dream Your Life Away

After hearing the catchy, upbeat song “Riptide,” fans of Vance Joy have been awaiting the Aussie’s debut album. Dream Your Life Away will please followers of his four released songs that have been circling the ...

September 19, 2014
Keane sing-alongs at House of Blues

Since 1997 the band from East Essex named Keane has been producing piano-driven melodies much to the delight of fans both here and overseas. The quartet showcased their music library for the sold-out crowd at ...

January 18, 2013
Diamond Rings glitters at Soda Bar

John O’Regan, who has sanctioned the stage name Diamond Rings, brought his ’80s pop show to Soda Bar. In support of his sophomore release, Free Dimensional, the Canadian had been opening for the band Stars ...

November 8, 2012
Babel, by Mumford & Sons

If anyone were to give credit for making it “cool” to play banjo again, that credit would be due to Mumford & Sons. Since appearing on the Grammys in 2011 with Bob Dylan, the quartet ...

October 12, 2012
SoCal Music Fest — There's Always Next Year

The inaugural SoCal Music Festival took over the streets of East Village downtown for what could evolve into an annual street festival brought back to “America’s Finest City.” Since the end of Street Scene in ...

September 6, 2012
FM 94/9's Sandy Parts Festival

In its third year of existence, the annual FM 94/9 concert took place at the Oceanside Pier for what was titled the FM 94/9 SPF (Sandy Parts Festival). Headlined by producer-turned-artist Santigold, the lineup included ...

June 15, 2012
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