Last Night: Girls at Detroit Bar, Costa Mesa

The Hype:  Back in August of 2009, I caught Girls open for 

Last Night: Girls at Detroit Bar, Costa Mesa
Andrew Youssef

The Show: Front man Christopher Owens was the last person to take the stage when Girls came on around 11:30 p.m. One immediately detects a fragile vulnerability about him, as he frequently brushed aside his strands of long, wavy, unkempt hair while tuning his Rickenbacker guitar. Shimmering guitar chords started to eminate from his amplifier outlining the skeleton of "Ghost Mouth." Chet "JR" White stoically plucked away at his bass, keeping the groove while drummer Garett Godard laid down a shuffling beat. 


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