Cold War Kids

Live review: Cold War Kids @ the Ogden Theatre

After watching Cold War Kids at the Ogden last night, you could say that Coldplay ruined everything. With the advent of their urbane four-piece virtuosity, falsetto trill, thumping rhythm section and winsome swagger; Coldplay helped redefine rock music and paved the path for a legion of bleary imitators.

Cold War Kids @ Manifest Hope Art Gallery

[photopress:270211.jpg,full,pp_image] Cold War Kids played an outdoor show on Aug. 27 for MoveOn.org during the Democratic National Convention. Photos by Lucia De Giovanni. Nathan Willett, lead singer of Long Beach, Calif.-based indie act Cold War Kids, recently questioned the influence rock bands can have on voters.

Outside Lands Festival @ Golden Gate Park

[photopress:outside_thom.jpg,full,pp_image] Headliners Radiohead rocked the first night of San Francisco's Outside Lands Festival. Photos by Julio Enriquez. Reverb contributor Julio Enriquez checks in with this report from the Outside Lands Festival, which took place at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park Aug.