Thursday, August 26 2010
Coil Sea, fronted by Arbouretum's Dave Heumann, offers an interesting improvisational experiment.
Tuesday, August 24 2010
Óðmenn sits not only on the cusp of two decades, but also on the cusp of two sounds. One is younger, grubbier and percussive, the other is more expansive and guitar-rooted.
Tuesday, August 3 2010
Monday, August 2 2010
Foals successfully translate their complex indie rock into a live setting on this EP.
Thursday, July 22 2010
Monday, July 19 2010
Take a tour of Storyville where Jazz began and murder prevails, bringing in the likes of David Fulmer's hero who is as good at solving crime as he's crippled by his love of an irresistible whore.
Wednesday, July 7 2010
On July 7th, 1940, Richard Starkey was born in Liverpool, but from 1959 on, he would mostly be known to the world as Ringo Starr. Here's an up-to-date video flashback of his entire career.
Wednesday, June 2 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.
There is more to Erik Hassle than meets the eye. Or less. Depending on how you look at it.
Friday, May 28 2010
It's an American pop music creation myth: that blues and folk music developed along two distinct tracks, with their own distinct traditions, divided along racial lines. The truth is, of course, far more slippery and complicated.