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Friday, Oct. 16, 2009

Tonight @ The Rave, 9 p.m.

Detractors may write off moe. as just one more jam band in a world rife with them, but even the most passionate hippie-hater has to give it up for the sheer size of the group’s output and fan base. Formed in the late 1980s in Buffalo...
01.28.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Xiu Xiu - "Women as Lovers" Xiu Xiu's demented post-punk/synth-pop overtures should feel like a tired shtick by this point, but the group keeps finding new ways to keep their tortured sound fresh. This time out, Jamie Stewart has peppered his songs with syphilitic horns and some of his most tuneful arrangements to date�although that might not be saying much. "Under Pressure" is a fa...
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008

Tonight @ The Rave - 8:00 PM

After nearly two decades together, moe. still treads closely to the heavily improvised, traditional American rock that’s since served as the starting point for the rest of the sprawling jam-music scene, but in recent years the New York group has placed a renewed emphasis on studio albums. Last January, they released The Conch, a CD that prioritized songs over jams, and this week they followed it up with another studio album, Sticks and Stones . . .