Out troubadour Glad Matt and his band, Glad Rags, played a pre-siesta show at The Hideout Inn on Oct. 14 in support of their latest full-length release, Wonder Under ( on bandcamp ).
The band played selections from the CD ( "You Think You Know Me," "The Alamo" ) and previewed new unrecorded music during the set. Glad Rags' immediate plans are to spend the winter months recording with a new full length planned for release early next year.
Meanwhile, 1990s rockers Garbage played to a nearly sold-out house at The Riviera on Oct. 17 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their second album, Version 2.0 ( on Almo Sounds Records ). Led by frontwoman Shirley Manson, the band roared through the album ( "Temptation Waits," "Special" ), while offering favorites from its 25-year career ( "The Trick is to keep Breathing," "Afterglow," "Deadwood," "You Look so Fine" ).