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Off The Record

Neon Reverb Saturday: Mark's journal

September 19th, 2010

Buster Blue, LoveLikeFire, A B & the Sea and more!

  • Weekly Managing Editor Spencer Patterson checks out Caravels, The Mad Caps and an Aruba snafu.

  • Brandon Flowers' first solo release, titled "Flamingo," is set for release in September.

  • See the country music star for free at The Joint.

  • Get your tickets to see the super group live at The Joint.

  • ETF fans will rock out. Barricades be damned.

  • Some things (cough, pop punk, cough) never change.

  • An interesting Extreme Thing intro from local band And She Whispered.

  • The Skooners’ set proved to be a great way to close Neon Reverb.

  • Jared Mees and the Grown Children brought its folk rock tunes, and love, to Neon Reverb.

  • Or, why you should always listen to an Elvis Costello-look-alike.

  • Imagine Dragons knows how to draw a crowd, but do they make you randy?

  • Boise's indie veterans headline the Bunkhouse's reopening bash on August 25.

  • Do you know what phase of your cycle it is, Capricorn?

  • Your Face in Mine explores rebooting your genetic history.

  • Cut it out! Uncle Joey talks the recent Full House reunion, clean comedy in Vegas and more.

  • Sexy, vintage and alluring, the 40-by-60-inch billboard collages combine fashion illustrations (from old Harper’s Bazaar magazines) and enhanced photographs of models, as well as other printed imagery.

  • With production from Alex Rose of Minus the Bear, the EP showcases the group's robust indie-folk.

  • If the band's goal was to leave everyone confused, they succeeded.

  • The bells are about to ring for you, Libra.

  • The lawsuit issued by Beauty Bar co-owner Darin Feinstein against club patron Megan Trivette has been withdrawn. The settlement was reached as Trivette, a customer who had posted on her personal Facebook page ...

  • For a superstorm, this tornado underwhelms.

  • On the night “Vegas Nocturne” closed at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Spiegelworld founder and self-styled impresario Ross Mollison raised a champagne glass and proclaimed, “ ‘Vegas Nocturne’ is a hit!” Since that night on July 12, the show has not been heard from ...

  • Weekly Q&A: The new conductor discusses exposing audiences to new music, his background in opera and more.

  • Robin Barcus Slonina, owner of Skin City Body Painting is a producer and judge on Skin Wars premiering August 6.

  • The 25-year-old discusses his climb to the top (hat) with Slash, Alice Cooper and ... dinosaurs?

  • Read it with Spotify open, so you can hear the past come alive.

  • O'Malley's followup is just as inventive as Scott Pilgrim.

  • Plans for a new museum? The restoration of his Vegas home? The famously flamboyant showman is back in the spotlight.