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Before performing at the Downtown Artery the night of September 12, I had the chance to chat with Jessica Boudreaux of the rock band, Summer Cannibals. Listen to or read our conversation below:   J: This is Jessica Boudreaux of Summer Cannibals, a band from Portland (Oregon). M: Cool, and then, I was wondering where did you get the idea for your band name? Because I heard it and I was like… it’s a little strange. I like it,...

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Better Oblivion Community Center blew away high expectations as they hit Meow Wolf last Friday as part of their sold-out US tour. Opening for Better Oblivion Community Center was Christian Lee Hutson and Lala Lala. Both artists brought a different element to the show, with Hutson’s stripped down acoustic set and Lala Lala’s more intense existential post-punk sound. Meow Wolf, located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is a very unique venue...

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If you know me, then you’ve heard about my obsession with the indie-rock, all girl supergroup, boygenius. It is composed of Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, and Lucy Dacus. I’ve been obsessed with at least Baker and Bridgers since they put out their first full albums, Sprained Ankle and Stranger in the Alps, respectively. Then earlier this year, Dacus released Historian, and I was immediately drawn in by her smooth vocals and relatable...

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   Photos by: AJ Frankson Walking into the Downtown Artery on the night of October 10th, one would’ve been immediately greeted by a barrage of hipsters dancing and chatting in the mix of green and purple lights. Suddenly, from the stage a small, meek woman in a baggy light blue jumpsuit screamed. The woman was Sasami Ashworth, better known simply as Sasami. She graduated from the Eastman School of Music in 2012, and spent lots of time...

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