Particle is taking a break and will be making a slight roster change. [Jambands.com]
The next phase will be a time of change for the band as we part ways with our longtime friend and guitarist, Charlie Hitchcock.
Trey Anastasio Shine gets a three-star review. [Rolling Stone]. (thanks Scotty B.)
On these well-groomed songs, Anastasio most closely resembles Neil Young in one of his lesser guises: a middle-aged dude with a shaky voice and gentle tune-sense playing low-affect songs whose relaxed grooves will gain momentum and complexity on the road.
Review of The Rapture and Cut Copy show from Friday [One Louder]
I dug The Rapture’s last album; it’s very weird, scary, post-punk dance music (if that makes sense) but very cool to listen to sometimes. It’s an acquired taste.