Girlpool Displays New Sound at the Masquerade

Indie rock and folk punk band Girlpool has filled my headphones since high school. As a teenager, I identified with their honest lyrics about growing up and their poetic expression. The Los Angeles-based band was formed in 2014 by Cleo Tucker and Harmony Tividad. Their debut album, “Before the World Was Big,” was released in [...]

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Sure Sure Brings Eccentricity to Atlanta

Sure Sure was an enigma. I knew of the art pop band from Los Angeles, having listened to a handful of their songs. Although satisfied, I was also puzzled by their elusive and indeterminate sound. So, as excited I was to hear them perform live, I was itching to discover Sure Sure’s cohesive sound on [...]

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FIDLAR Brings Back Punk at the Masquerade

Anyone who says punk is dead has never been to a FIDLAR concert. The group, who performed at the Masquerade in Atlanta on Sept. 27, could turn any punk rock cynic into a believer. Hailing from Los Angeles, FIDLAR takes inspiration from the Southern California punk scene, including skate and surf punk, as well as [...]

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