Even after scoring their first #1 album, Cake aren't taking it easy. In this fascinating, downright philosophical discussion with PopMatters, frontman John McCrea talks about misguided youth culture, genre as satire, and oh so much more.
Showroom represents the outfit's first studio effort on its own independent Upbeat Records label. The move was prompted by band members' perhaps unsurprising desire to manage their career on their own terms, says trumpet player Vincent DiFiore.
Despite boasting “the Best Live Music Venue in North America”, Red Rocks Amphitheater has had a fairly poor track record when it comes to festivals. So, the question is: can Monolith really break the bad streak?