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Review: Tamaryn and The Raveonettes at the Music Hall of Williamsburg

Posted April 26, 2011 by | 0 Comments | 2,642 views]

A former KCRW volunteer turned college DJ in NYC, Lulu sends some blog loving across country.
My ears are still ringing from the deluge of sound that poured into the Music Hall of Williamsburg Thursday night along with a sold-out crowd for the The Raveonettes’s second consecutive night in Brooklyn.
With their cultivated post-punk, garage-pop aesthetic, the Danish duo unleashed a crackling, pulsing wall of sound …

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Lulu’s Final Day at Coachella

Posted April 20, 2010 by | 5 Comments | 32,368 views]

Final Coachella Report by KCRW Volunteer: Lulu Mickelson
Day Three started with the haunting harmonies of Los Angeles’s very own Local Natives, whose driving percussion and powerful chords captivated devoted fans and curious listeners alike. They opened with “Wide Eyes,” the song that deeply moved me when I first heard Garth Trinidad play it over the airwaves three months ago and gave me goose bumps …

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Saturday. Mastering the Pattern at Coachella

Posted April 19, 2010 by | 1 Comment | 3,093 views]

Coachella Report by KCRW Volunteer: Lulu Mickelson
A grin lodged itself on my tan cheeks Friday morning and hasn’t left since. Because there is nothing like the first beats of a favorite song ringing out over a crowd of thousands. Nothing.
The day started with a disappointing no show from the Scottish indie up and comers Frightened Rabbit. Although I could not get any straight …

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Lulu’s Coachella Picks

Posted April 9, 2010 by | 0 Comments | 1,303 views]

Phoenix – The thought of hearing the soaring pop guitar of these French musical masterminds against a cloudless California sky sold me on attending Coachella this year. Their precise, vibrant, addictive riffs promise a great performance.
Little Dragon – A potent mixture of smooth funk and eerie vocals, Little Dragon should attract an interesting crowd with their soulful jazz turned emotive electronic sound. I expect …

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