The North Park Observatory

Adam Ant

July 31, 2019

The man, the myth, the legend: Adam Ant was the reason I got into music in the first place. You've heard that one before? Well, hear it again.

Joyride To Algiers

May 10, 2018

I caught The Afghan Whigs live at the North Park Observatory last night. It's so rare to hear a band you love actually improve with age.

Haim Right Now

April 20, 2018

The Haim sisters rocked The North Park Observatory last night (and I do mean rocked). Their glittering sound had a harder guitar attack in the flesh.

Jungle Life

April 18, 2018

Monday night, Jungle performed at The North Park Observatory. One's immediately confronted with the question, "How much more lush can dance music get?!"

Hot Chip Live

August 30, 2016

Friday night I was lucky enough to catch Hot Chip live at the North Park Observatory, and I'd been looking forward to finally catching this crew live.

One Year In The Jungle

July 15, 2015

The Jungle record came out a year ago today. It's crept up on me in a big way over the course of that year. Then Sari took me to see them live...

Let Me Ride

March 30, 2015

So it looks like I've nearly let a month slip by without delivering any goodies for you, and for that I have no apologies to offer.

Quik Is The Name

March 28, 2015

Just a week ago I was lucky enough to catch the Warren G and DJ Quik show at the North Park Observatory. The hook was that they were performing...

Liquid Swords Live

February 27, 2015

I just caught GZA performing Liquid Swords in its entirety last night at The North Park Observatory. The sound was unbelievably heavy...