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Wednesday at Gabes: The return of Baltimore’s Terrors

Baltimore’s Terrors and DJ Julie Benner will be playing at Gabe’s on Wednesday, December 4. Local electro noise-niks Alex Body, Miller-Heuermann, and Sky Fauna will support the bill. Terrors, also known as Elijah Forrest, has released several limited-edition cassette tapes on labels such as Bathetic Records and Cavelife. In 2011, Weird Forest Records culled selections […]

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Photos: Titus Andronicus and Lost Boy at Gabe’s

Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus, Lost Boy and The Olympics stopped by Gabe’s last weekend for an intense night of punk rock and general rabble-rousing. Below you’ll find photos featuring Lost Boy and Titus Andronicus, specifically (a scheduling conflict led me to miss The Olympics’ set, unfortunately). Lost Boy offered up solid guitar-driven punk, while Titus Andronicus played […]

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Titus Andronicus to perform at Gabe’s Saturday

Titus Andronicus

This Saturday, indie punk rock veterans Titus Andronicus are set to return to Iowa City for a show at Gabe’s along with Lost Boy and The Olympics. Known for their stirring live shows including extended renditions of already lengthy rock ‘n roll songs, the show kicks off at 10 p.m. and promises to go well into the night. […]

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Check out The Appleseed Cast this Tuesday at Gabe’s

The Appleseed Cast

Kansas-based band The Appleseed Cast are scheduled to play Gabe’s Tuesday at 8 p.m.

The band has gone through a number of lineup changes since forming in the late ‘90s, and as a result each of their albums has a markedly different feel. Early in their career, The Appleseed Cast was defined by critics as being an emo band. In a lot of ways, they were an emo band at the time, but recently it seems like they’ve outgrown that label and moved closer to something more quantifiable as post-rock. […]

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Revisiting Nirvana at Gabe’s July 5, 1989

Nirvana at Gabe's, 1989

After filtering through the plastic, MTV-generated hype and the tabloid exposure of Courtney Love, you could tell from listening to Nirvana’s records and watching them onstage (although not all the time!) that something big and timeless was going on. Who can you say that about these days? It’s a phenomenon that gets rarer and rarer. […]

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