It was not without some trepidation that I put on my sandals and headed to Electric Forest. It had been thirteen years since I last attended a music festival (Bonnaroo, in 2009); in that time, I had acquired a wife, two children, a house, and a monstrous dog, along with a comfortable ignorance and suspicion of much of modern music.
If there’s anything the past two years have taught us, it’s that the world can be a chaotic place. Thankfully, music can help make sense of it all, in its own harmonic way.
Thirty years into one of the most influential careers in indie rock, Modest Mouse frontman Isaac Brock still loves making music.
The pandemic affected everyone in different ways. But for a high-octane, full-volume live act like Grand Rapids’ own Jesse Ray & the Carolina Catfish, the experience was particularly terrifying.
It’s incredibly rare for West Michigan to be the starting date for a massive international tour. It’s even rarer for a band to play a string of five huge shows across our state, on their way to even bigger concerts in Mexico, South America, and Europe.
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