Iron and Wine (April 2004)
Thomas Fehlmann (October 2007)
Fehlmann is such a dapper, wise soul, and his live set that night was transcendent, slippery “tekno” with perfect hints of pop. Total elation.
Justice (October 2007, pictured)

Simian Mobile Disco (April 2008)
The LED light system they had was huge, probably way too big for our main stage room. But to behold it in such a small, white space made the experience that much more electrifying.

Janka Nabay & the Bubu Gang (July 2012)
Janka is a charismatic vocalist from Sierra Leone who champions a frenetic style of dance music called “Bubu.” This was one of those religious live experiences—an entire crowd joyfully dancing as one and grinning from ear to ear.

SEE IT: Holocene’s 10th anniversary celebration, featuring Shy Girls, Magic Mouth, Roman Flugel, Miracles Club and more, is Wednesday-Thursday, June 5-6. 8:30 pm. Free. 21+. See for a complete schedule.