Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Sounds of Summer, in Retrospect











I need the smell of summer, I need its noises in my ears” — Brand New, I Will Play My Game Beneath the Spin Light

I’m something of live music junkie. I don’t think I’ve ever been to a bad show, nor have I turned down the opportunity to go to a concert. This year, I’ve seen live shows featuring everyone from Big Boi to Guster to Taylor Swift. There’s nothing quite like being in the middle of a crowd of people, getting slammed with beats (whether it’s hip hop, punk or pop). This summer, I hit up  a TON of concerts and toyed around with the idea of doing individual concert posts, but because that seemed like too much of a commitment (and we all know how much I hate commitment), I opted for a summer concert series review instead. Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry