Tuesday, February 19 2013
Multi-instrumentalist Franz Nicolay established a name for himself in bands like Hold Steady and Against Me!. Here, the self-professed auto-didact discusses Kickstarter campaigns, Springsteen, and his sideline stint as a writer.
Tuesday, June 1 2010
White Crosses is a huge, mainstream rock album that draws as much from Bruce Springsteen and U2 as it does from Against Me!'s own folk-punk roots. Sorry, bitter old-school fans, but it's really, really good.
Tuesday, August 25 2009
Against Me! protests and documents. But they also ask questions, even about the usefulness of protest or of asking questions about the usefulness of protest.
Tuesday, February 17 2009
The communal spirit seems almost sacrosanct to its attendees and artists, some of whom invoke the term 'commune' in the footage on this disc.
Monday, December 3 2007
Tuesday, July 24 2007
New Wave isn't as much of a new sound as it purports to be, but it is still a decent step into the major label arena.