Friday, November 14 2014
As Kevin Drumm steers you through the Wrong Intersection, you can't help but get the feeling that that's where he belongs.
A beautifully balanced group, including Steve Wilson on saxophones, Jay Anderson on bass, and Lewis Nash on drums.
America’s first anti–sex trafficking law, meant to protect women, more often resulted in the policing of women’s sexual behavior.
Thursday, November 13 2014
There’s much to like about this group’s sound, direction and weightiness, but the poor production really undercuts the meatiness of their material.
A fascinating, thorough, and highly intellectual exploration of how popular music shaped the counterculture of the '60s, this is a must read for any fan of music and/or modern anthropology.
The veteran indie singer-songwriter discusses the past, present, and future of the Dismemberment Plan, how D'Angelo and Pearl Jam influenced their music, and what it's like to grow up making records.
This rollicking look at the intersection of heavy metal music and Canadian identity reveals some interesting connections, and raises some important questions, too.
Deerhoof's 12th album channels the band's musical chops toward sharp political critique while retaining moments of whimsical release.
Wednesday, November 12 2014
A guitar-chugging good time, the latest tune by Rev. Peyton's Big Damn Band, "Let's Jump a Train", is a rollicking blend of vintage and contemporary blues and country influences.
“This is the first day / Of my last days." Nine Inch Nails' 1992 EP begins by gradually building up tension, then releasing it in caustic (yet controlled) outbursts that earned the act a Grammy Award.