09.08: Native America + Donovan Wolfington + ArchAnimals – Thermos
Though late night bar and live music culture is a phenomenon that New Orleans will be forever connected to, there is something to be said for those musicians who are unafraid to play wherever, whenever and for anyone. Though there has been a DIY punk movement in the city for decades, only recently have indie and college rock musicians begun to take up the DIY ethos. Nevertheless, that culture has been steadily growing for some time now. Saturday night at pop-up venue Thermos in the Uptown campus area, three of the city’s most talented heatseaking bands get together for the kind of casual, off-the-beaten-path show that local live music fans have come to crave over the last couple of years.
Though there’s much one can often glean from seeing a young band at their first show back from their first tour, I wouldn’t have anticipated the strides Donovan Wolfington has managed to make in a mere matter of days, the band’s short tour with pals ArchAnimals taking them only as far as San Antonio. Nevertheless, […]
Before I get lost in the flight of fancy that is to follow, let me begin by saying unequivocally that ArchAnimals are currently the most underrated live band in New Orleans. In a town practically run on a collective desire to hone and perfect a particular style of music designed to embody all that is […]
ArchAnimals + Donovan Wolfington performing at Siberia on June 14, 2012
With the three day weekend coming up, there is plenty of local news to sink your ear teeth into. This Memorial Day make sure to party, be safe and do something awesome like these guys. Earl Scioneaux III, better known as The Madd Wikkid, also known as the man behind the knobs for recent recordings […]
We’re half way into Jazz Fest and our city’s young talent have already outdone themselves. Here are a few quick happenings to be aware of this week in the New Orleans underground. Royal Teeth gets signed, a new song from Country Club, and new albums from Choi Wolf and Astronomical.
ArchAnimals + Mission South + Gold and the Rush + Star & Micey performing at the Howlin’ Wolf Den on March 31, 2012
Easy Bake Oven + ArchAnimals + Cozy performing at Cafe Prytania on Saturday, March 24, 2012.
Caddywhompus + Native America + The Suzies + Archanimals performing at Planet 1920 on January 15, 2012