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Bao Le-Huu

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Past articles by Bao:

Orlando garage-soul prides the Sh-Booms on NPR

Though they didn't ultimately win the Tiny Desk Contest by NPR Music, Orlando's own soul powerhouse the Sh-Booms left enough of an impression to get a nice feature on NPR anyway. So take that, suckas. → Read More

Swearin's Allison Crutchfield launches solo career, newcomer Vagabon one to watch (Will's Pub)

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND By sheer presence alone, the Crutchfield sisters practically own today’s indie scene. Between Allison’s work in Swearin’ and Katie’s as Waxahatchee, it... → Read More

St. Pete punk band Wolf-Face much more than just wolf faces (Will's Pub)

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND I’ve been curious to see St. Pete’s Wolf-Face (May 6, Will’s Pub) for a while now – mainly because, first, they’re a... → Read More

Punk on the Patio continues strong roll with Gillian Carter and the Caution Children

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND Five months in and hopeful new concert monthly Punk on the Patio is still a thing – and, thankfully, a good and... → Read More

Matt Woods' full-band return and the Southern grace of Big Shoals

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND Country-rocker Matt Woods is from Knoxville but practically has dual citizenship here with how often he comes through. And though he may... → Read More

Fast-rising Florida rapper Denzel Curry blazes up the underground (The Social)

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND Denzel Curry is a pretty exciting young Bahamian rapper rising from South Florida. He was launched by fellow Carol City breakout SpaceGhostPurrp and... → Read More

A TLU remembrance of local artist Morgan Steele

I didn’t know Morgan Steele in that IRL sort of way. Normally, I draw a line there. But with an essence so uncontainable, permeant and... → Read More

Dark Miami psych-rockers Heavy Drag impress in headlining return

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND With a gorgeously thick modern psych-rock sound kin to acts like the Black Angels and the Warlocks, Miami’s Heavy Drag (April 24,... → Read More

Southern Fried Sunday wears indie well with Heligoats, Henry Toland and Zoya Zafar (Will's Pub)

Tags: this little underground, the heard, orlando music news, orlando concerts, orlando shows, orlando music, bao le-huu, jamie swartsel, southern fried sunday, will's pub, the heligoats, henry toland, zoya zafar, Image → Read More

Music culture beacon Timucua White House goes before City on Tuesday, needs local support to keep operating

Tags: timucua white house, timucua arts foundation, benoit glazer, accidental music festival, civic minded 5, bao le-huu, orlando music news, orlando music, the heard, Image → Read More

Dawes carries full house like a soft folk-rock breeze, Hiss Golden Messenger captivates (The Social)

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND There’s nothing especially sexy about Los Angeles band Dawes. Sure, there’s a good bit of current interest in slightly indie updates of... → Read More

EMEFE draws from wide musical palette, somehow makes it all stick, shakes a bunch of asses (Will's Pub)

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND Because the basic rundown on what they do immediately shades them long before the verdict is delivered, New York City’s EMEFE (April 11,... → Read More

The heavy, freaky congress of Napalm Death, the Melvins and Melt-Banana (Plaza Live)

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND Besides being one serious mouthful, the Savage Imperial Death March Tour (April 8, The Plaza Live) was the storming congress of Napalm... → Read More

Sadistik breaks rap conventions, wins hearts and minds (Backbooth)

Tags: this little underground, the heard, orlando music news, orlando concerts, orlando shows, orlando music, bao le-huu, sadistik, backbooth, fake four, ceschi ramos, david ramos, bleubird, left-field rap, indie rap, alternative rap, Image → Read More

Gláss gets moody, The Francis Vertigo gets freaky at Spacebar

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND I recently mentioned how the wider net currently being cast by art-minded Milk District venue Spacebar is a ripe opportunity for bands... → Read More

The MultipleTap Tour sets stunning new bar for noise with Japanese elite (Will's Pub)

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND Unless you’re some kind of freak like our new music editor, noise music isn’t one of those everyday things. But that might... → Read More

Run River North delivers good show, brings needed update to the Asian-American experience

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND How do I not make this too ethnic and meta? Fuck it, here goes. Run River North (Mar. 24, The Social) is... → Read More

Tancred prove ready to jump to head of '90s indie-rock revival class in Orlando debut (The Social)

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND Sick of the ‘90s yet? That decade’s style is omnipresent these days. I heard JNCO jeans are even making a little comeback... → Read More

Orlando musician Terri Binion releases her first album in 14 years

The new album by venerated local Americana musician Terri Binion has been a long, hard time coming. Fourteen years is an era by any measure,... → Read More

Thad Anderson debuts Sunrail-inspired music work "Northbound" at In-Between Series

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND When leading local avant-garde musician and UCF music professor Thad Anderson launched the proud and consistently groundbreaking In-Between Series at the Gallery... → Read More