LIVE REVIEW: Voxhaul Broadcast @ Troubadour, Los Angeles 7/25/12
As we walked up to the Troubadour last Wednesday, the twangy garage pop tunes of LA Font were already pouring out of the venue. The band drew us in as punchy rhythms filled the air, accompanied by frontman Danny Bobbe’s distinct drawl.
Los Angeles three-piece Mini Mansions brought a twist to the typical live band set up when keyboardist Tyler Parkford and drummer Michael Shuman shared vocal duties. Additionally, Shuman has taken advantage of the floor-tom-up-front trend and abandoned a traditional drum kit altogether. The stripped down lineup of the band lends itself greatly to their sullen yet catchy jams.
Even as a local band who regularly plays about town, Voxhaul Broadcast packed in the Troubadour with adoring fans and friends. Unlike many acts of the current era that rocket to popularity and therefore exhibiting a lackluster performance, Voxhaul Broadcast have been able to cultivate their vibe through time. This labor of love is evident in the band’s live show, expelling an energy with every lyric uttered and every chord struck.
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