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Wednesday, September 11,2013
A Trolley Show

Missy Higgins: A Trolley Show

Singer / songwriter performs 'Watering Hole' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
Missy Higgins isn’t solely a blues-rock artist, but her performance of “Watering Hole” on the SDMTS is effortless and, well, cool
Wednesday, September 4,2013
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Josh Krajcik: A Trolley Show

X Factor runner-up performs 'The Remedy' on board the MTS

By Ryan Bradford

Labor Day is the nail in Summer’s coffin. The days seem to get exponentially shorter, kids go back to school, and your jorts go back in the safe—it’s time to sing the blues.


Wednesday, August 28,2013
A Trolley Show

Aaron Evans feat. Generik: A Trolley Show

Hip-hop duo performs 'We All Work' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
Aaron Evans is one hell of a charismatic guy. It’s not every day that someone gets grumpy trolley patrons to clap along to a hip-hop song, but Evans has the right amount of enthusiasm and earnestness to make his song irresistible.
Wednesday, August 21,2013
A Trolley Show

Alpine: A Trolley Show

Australians perform 'Hands' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
In this episode of A Trolley Show, Alpine perform “Hands” off their album A is for Alpine. The already-quiet song is further stripped of its texture, allowing the two voices to soar.
Wednesday, August 14,2013
A Trolley Show

Bombay Bicycle Club: A Trolley Show

Londoners perform 'Shuffle' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
Ever see a puppy so cute that you just want to squeeze it until its little head comes off? Not that you’re into hurting animals, but it’s the only way your brain can handle the overloaded pleasure receptors.
Wednesday, August 7,2013
A Trolley Show

T. Hardy Morris: A Trolley Show

Dead Confederate member performs 'Disaster Proof' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
In this episode of A Trolley Show, Morris performs “Disaster Proof,” a rolling, sunburned song that could fit into the Neil Young catalog.
Wednesday, July 31,2013
A Trolley Show

IAmDynamite: A Trolley Show

Michigan duo performs 'Where Will We Go' aboard the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
In this episode of the A Trolley Show, the Michigan duo perform a driving rendition of “Where Will We Go.” With just a guitar and an egg shaker, these two make the tune sound like a machine gun, and singer Christopher Martin’s off-camera stare is just as unnerving.
Wednesday, July 24,2013
A Trolley Show

X Ambassadors: A Trolley Show

New York brooders perform 'Litost' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
We first heard of X Ambassadors when their music showed up in the movie adaptation of Stephanie Meyer’s The Host, which makes sense: it’s the perfect accompaniment to the glowering
Wednesday, July 17,2013
A Trolley Show

JJAMZ: A Trolley Show

Group performs 'Suicide Pact' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
In this episode of a A Trolley Show, JJAMZ—which features members of Maroon 5, The Like and Phantom Planet—performs for a group of MTS commuters.
Wednesday, July 10,2013
A Trolley Show

Blood Red Shoes: A Trolley Show

English duo performs 'Lost Kids' on the MTS

By Ryan Bradford
Blood Red Shoes are intense. Listen to their albums and you get the sense that they spend their free time talking about dichotomies, revolutions and other punk stuff that seems to have a particular fierceness when it comes from Europe.
 
 
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