Saturday 21st October 2017,
West Michigan Indie

CD Review: NO- El Prado

CD Review: NO- El Prado

Artist: NO Album: El Prado Rating: 6.5 By: John Verburg When reviewing Los Angeles based band NO’s debut album, one is hit over the head immediately by a comparison to “Boxer” era The National. Lead singer Bradley Carter’s baritone is a near identical match for Matt Berninger’s, and the music is made for arenas. In [...]

March 11, 2014 Q CD Reviews, John Verburg Comments Off on CD Review: NO- El Prado

Article: Five Excellent February Albums

Article: Five Excellent February Albums

Five Excellent February Albums By: John Verburg   Even though February is the shortest month of the year, plenty of good music was to be heard. These aren’t the only albums that were good, yet a sampling of some of the best in my opinion. If you have others you enjoyed, feel free to leave [...]

March 3, 2014 Q Articles, John Verburg Comments Off on Article: Five Excellent February Albums

Concert Review: Silent Lions, Flint Eastwood, & Soil And The Sun

Concert Review: Silent Lions, Flint Eastwood, & Soil And The Sun

Concert Review: Feb 22nd, The Blind Pig: Silent Lions, Flint Eastwood, Soil And The Sun by John Verburg   This past Saturday, I had the opportunity to go check out some local acts at the Blind Pig in Ann Arbor. Unfortunately, I walked in late to only catch the back end of Silent Lions. From what [...]

February 28, 2014 Q Concert Reviews, John Verburg Comments Off on Concert Review: Silent Lions, Flint Eastwood, & Soil And The Sun

Single of the Day: Communions- Cobblestones

Single of the Day: Communions- Cobblestones

Artist: Communions Song: Cobblestones What starts off as a daintily guitar picked song, turns into a wall of noise…and it’s fucking glorious. https://soundcloud.com/poshisolation/communions-cobblestones [...]

February 24, 2014 Q John Verburg, Single of the Day 1

#64- Do It Together Grand Rapids

#64- Do It Together Grand Rapids

Do It Together Grand Rapid’s founder, Lindsay Sanderson, and DAAC board member, Justin Majetich sat down with us at in the back bar at the Brick Road Pizza Co. We talked about their organizations, shows at The House Of Pancakes, and the DAAC Refresh Project.  Podcast includes some tracks from upcoming DITGR shows: Running Shoes-Shivering [...]

February 21, 2014 Q James Quatrine, Podcast Episodes, Tyler DeCoeur Comments Off on #64- Do It Together Grand Rapids