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Flux Pavilion, The Beat of His Own Drum and Bass

Flux Pavilion, The Beat of His Own Drum and Bass

October 27, 2016

“What drew me to the sound of dubstep that I love and still love is the punk attitude of it,” said the EDM artist Flux Pavilion. Writing music was something he’d always done for fun from a young age, so naturally it evolved into his becoming a DJ, hosting and performing at open mics in college....

Grouplove, Big Mess Tour at Complex

Grouplove, Big Mess Tour at Complex

October 20, 2016

The Big Mess Tour made a stop at The Complex on Monday night, where fans huddled together to see Grouplove. Grouplove took the stage with an explosive enthusiasm. They kicked things off with the song “I’m With You;" and it wasn't long before the crowd had thrown their hands up, jumping around...

The Journey of Grouplove Guitarist Andrew Wessen

The Journey of Grouplove Guitarist Andrew Wessen

October 14, 2016

Andrew Wessen is a punk rock surfer kid from the beach culture of Los Angeles. He has since become the guitarist of the alternative rock band Grouplove. Wessen grew up in a quiet house – but his interest in music was sparked by the mesmerizing piano pieces he would watch his grandmother play when...

Atmosphere Brings Fishing Blues to The Complex

Atmosphere Brings Fishing Blues to The Complex

By Lauren Gutierrez

September 27, 2016

The rapper Slug from the hip hop duo Atmosphere is clever, passionate and very facetious. Slug began rapping around 1989 and playing gigs at local Minnesota venues in the early 90s. “I needed to fit in, and in the neighborhood I grew up in fitting in meant learning how to break dance, and later on...

Tegan and Sara Deliver Upbeat Show at In The Venue

Tegan and Sara Deliver Upbeat Show at In The Venue

By Lauren Gutierrez

September 26, 2016

The English electropop singer Shura was the opening act before the familiar and melodic keys to the song “Back in Your Head” began Tegan and Sara’s show on Thursday, Sept. 22 at The Venue. Working the stage, they had on matching black and white outfits with musicians behind them on the drums, guitar...

Tegan and Sara Will Bring Fun & Fearlessness

Tegan and Sara Will Bring Fun & Fearlessness

By Lauren Gutierrez

September 20, 2016

They have garnered recognition for being uniquely themselves in their pursuit of music and for being fearless in their social and political advocacy. Tegan and Sara’s new album "Love You to Death," released earlier this year, speaks to their indie pop sound, esteem for 80s-style music and reverence...

Garbage Takes Center Stage at The Complex

Garbage Takes Center Stage at The Complex

By Lauren Gutierrez

September 19, 2016

Friday night at The Complex’ Rockwell room, lights lit up the stage’s back wall, decorated with leopards and pink velvet with the band's name — Garbage — prominently displayed in large letters. Cigarettes After Sex opened the show, before which, fans discussed their love of alternative 90s...

Garbage – Strange Little Birds: Dark, Personal and Powerful

Garbage – Strange Little Birds: Dark, Personal and Powerful

By Lauren Gutierrez

September 13, 2016

Early on, musician and producer Butch Vig says, the band Garbage managed to get people’s attention with songs like “Queer” and “Stupid Girl” when they played on the radio because they were so unexpected and relatable for people who didn’t quite fit in. Vig said, “We sort of make music...

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