Wednesday, April 21, 2010

First/Last-JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound

Shadow Lounge
Sunday May 9, 2010
East Liberty

This soul/pop punk band from Chicago is ending a quick East Coast swing in Pittsburgh before heading home to play summer dates. JC was kind enough to participate in this latest installment of First/Last.

The first album you ever bought?
Blind Melon's self-titled album in 7th grade

Your last album bought?
Janelle Monae - Metropolis: The Chase Suite

Favorite album(s) of all time?
Skunk Anansie - Paranoid & Sunburnt
Mos Def & Talib Kweli are BlackStar
Parliament - The Motor Booty Affair
Steely Dan – Gaucho and Aja

Least favorite/most disappointing album?
I kinda’ just forget about albums I don't like--sorry.

First concert attended?
period: Janet Jackson (during the Rhythm Nation tour) @ The Spectrum in Philadelphia, PA
alone: The Offspring/Quicksand/No Use For A Name @ The Expo Center, Pennsauken, NJ

Last concert?
Janelle Monae @ Schuba’s, Chicago

Favorite concert ever?
-Red Hot Chili Peppers/Silverchair/The Rentals in Philly, '96
-Spearhead @ Berkshire Mountain Music Fest (early 2000s)

Least favorite concert?
Mos Def/MF Doom @ The Congress Theater, Chicago 2010 (too may openers and headlined by a 'Doomposter').

Any thoughts, experiences about Pittsburgh?
Too many to list -I lived there for 6 years during and after college.

Thanks JC. Hope to see you May 9th.

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