Gibson Guitar, My Morning Jacket, Chromeo, Mat Kearney, Screaming Females and More: Inside This Week’s Music Section (and on the Cover)



Guns N’ Rosewood: Does Gibson Guitar’s playing the victim chord stand up to scrutiny?

New Morning: With Circuital, monsters of neo-Southern psychedelia My Morning Jacket meld retro and modern influence (Playing Thursday, 20th at Vanderbilt's Memorial Gymnasium as part of the Commodore Quake)

Chrome Is Where the Heart Is: Canadian electro-funk duo Chromeo might make the best baby-making music of the 21st century (Playing Tuesday, 25th at Cannery Ballroom)

Goodfella: Pop fans find Mat Kearney easy to like (Playing Thursday, 20th at Cannery Ballroom)

Jersey Roar: New Jersey punks Screaming Females charge and charm across America (Playing Wednesday, 26th at The End)

In The Spin: PUJOL EP release at The End, OFF! at Exit/In

Plus Critics’ Picks on Hands Off Cuba, The Swan King, D.J. Fontana, Deer Tick, Peter Frampton, Jeff Coffin and the Mu’tet, Fitz and the Tantrums, Battles, Richard Thompson and Black Taxi

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