Monday, June 11 2012
Some music labels aim to score the next flavor of the week; others, like Saustex in Texas, buckle down and see seminal and compelling backyard styles.
Thursday, August 19 2010
When it comes to matters of taste and ranking (a particularly combustible combination), there is no pleasing everyone. In fact, there is no pleasing anyone, since the list makers themselves are invariably disappointed or frustrated. And yet...
Thursday, March 4 2010
Little Richard once proclaimed that "rhythm-and-blues had a baby", and their offspring was rock 'n' roll.
Wednesday, August 8 2007
Punk godfathers produce another slice of intense thrash mixed with reggae.
Thursday, July 19 2007
Sunday, December 3 2006
Hardcore punk has sought to reject inevitable impact of influence, regarding it as sellout conformity. But anxiety over influence conforms with a longstanding poetic tradition of rejecting artistic heritage.