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Incoherence Masquerading As Content

By Scott Smith in Arts & Entertainment on Jun 15, 2005 3:48PM

2005_06_15_thinking.jpgThere are a few questions on our lazy, yet caffeinated, mind this morning. Why is tonight’s Ted Leo show at Logan Square Auditorium NOT sold out? It seems like everyone we’ve talked to recently has said they’re planning on going and yet tickets still remain. Has he fallen off? Did we miss a Rock Snob memo? Someone please explain this contradiction!

If this announcement leads to a run on tickets then we’ll be just as happy to indulge our love of female power pop at tonight’s Rockit Girl show. RG are in their second incarnation after spending the late 90s as an all-female group before lead singer and driving force Gina Crosley left to pursue gigs with Veruca Salt and a Courtney Love side project. Perhaps longing for a more stable work experience, Crosley re-formed the band with new members and released their first full-length release, Bright Lights last year. They’ll be performing at The Note tonight with The Cells, Juliet Dagger, and The Venom Lords who will be taking a break from their usual Saturday night residency at the Mutiny.

Now if you’ll excuse us, we’re a bit busy having our minds blown by Billy Corgan’s latest interview over at Pitchfork. Ah yes, the Saturn Return theory is pretty interesting...especially when we heard No Doubt talk about it five years ago. It must suck to get intellectually scooped by Gwen Stefani, a woman whose recent album contains multiple songs about fucking in cars and lyrics like "It's bananas! B-A-N-A-N-A-S!"