Once there was this kid who got out of his boogie-woogie stoner metal band, and when he finally came back he managed to make Crash Test Dummies-style basso profundo pop cool again (mmm mmm mmm mmm). But seriously folks, Daughn Gibson, a 30-something reformed headbanger (or at least head nodder, judging from his band Pearls & Brass’ swinging shuffle), deserves props for rejiggering early ’90s post-grunge alt-rock into a style that’s moody and ambient and deep enough to move the meter on jaded indie-rock blogs.
Sat., Aug. 17, 8 p.m., 2013
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