Indie Joshua Boydston
Arena-ready indie rock sounds like a bit of a contradiction, but with bands like The Black Keys, Muse and Kings of Leon all headlining the biggest venues in town, the weird subspace is here to stay.
Now home in Yukon, an Iraq War soldier fights PTSD through the means of music.
Music Sarah Lobban
From a small studio in his Yukon home, Brian Allen is busy making music.
Augmenting his voice and guitar with a Mac Pro and its built-in Logic
Pro 9 software, he turns words and chords into lyrics and melodies.
Rock Joshua Boydston
Yukon’s Fablecar seems to have emerged from whatever year the Pixies and U2 would have crossed paths with David Bowie. It’s a big, ambitious, self-titled debut, one that stands tall more often than falling flat. Even the missteps are forgivable, as it’s refreshing to hear a young band take a swing at something wholly original.
OKG7 things to do Gazette staff
Lita Ford knows what she likes, and she knows she likes dancin’ with
you. The ’80s big-hair guitar goddess is back with a new album, Living Like a Runaway, and
a 5:30 p.m. Friday date to rock the Zoo Amphitheatre, 2011 N.E. 50th.
Also on the bill: Poison and Def Leppard. Tickets are $49.50-$125; it
ain’t no big thing. Call 364-3700 or visit zooamp.com.