MUSIC | The Pixies at the Roy Wilkins Auditorium: Good as new

At the Pixies show at the Roy Wilkins Auditorium on Sunday night, I began in the photo pit waiting for the first strains of “Debaser” to hit. When they did, the photographers all rushed into the pit—and I gotta tell you, it’s actually a bit tough to shoot bands you have a reverence for. You have to remind yourself to pay attention to your task instead of standing in awe and singing along to whatever’s playing right in front of you. This doesn’t happen to me all that often, but it did at the Pixies. Especially since they were paying all of Doolittle, and three of the first five songs on the album are my favorites.

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MUSIC | Miranda Cosgrove at the State Theatre: Super duper cheesy, but at least she can sing

Unfortunately, I forgot my phone when I attended the Greyson Chance/Miranda Cosgrove show at the State Theatre Tuesday night. This is mostly unfortunate because I was unable to tweet my distresses, observations and cringes to my followers. So here I’ll attempt to recap what would probably have been tweeted out, would I have had my phone:

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