June 24, 2011
The likelihood of stumbling into something good at this year’s at NXNE was second to none. With a line-up for rivalry and across-town tours, midnight bike rides never felt so right. Sure, the selection process was grueling, but this could also be viewed as skill building. Grimes exploded sound with her haze of a drunken hour. Cats came out of bags via secret shows. The Postelle’s surprised and VanGaalen whaled well. This week was a treat and the sweat of good music. Here are a few more highlights.