Live Review: GothBoiClique @ MilkBoy ArtHouse — 8/31/19

Gothboiclique 'Love Gang Tour'
Fish Narc performs at MilkBoy ArtHouse on Aug. 31, 2019. (Photo by Shedrick Pelt)

The days of the Bone Thugs, Hot Boys, and Triple Six Mafias are long gone, and it’s left a gaping hole in our culture. Today, the search for individual success too often trumps the all-important gang. When did we forget about “all for one and one for all!?” And can we even find our way back? As I reflect on the legacies of these crews, I find hope in three letters: GBC. GothBoiClique gave me that hope in their sold-out show at Milkboy ArtHouse recently.

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Live Review: Jawbreaker @ The Anthem — 3/28/19

Jawbreaker1Jawbreaker shakes The Anthem on March 28, 2019 (Photo by David LaMason)

Memory is a strange thing.  Some things seem made to be remembered one day and forgotten the next but others, like the smells and tastes of childhood, or, in this case, hearing songs played live, are burned into those synapses so clearly that it can become a little disorienting.  This is where I found myself on Thursday night at The Anthem experiencing Jawbreaker for the first time in, what, 20… no, 24 years later.

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