Imagine it; two thousand sweaty, sardine packed people crouched to their knees, breathing heavy from the 4/20 celebrations earlier in the day, waiting impatiently on Corey’s word to erupt. The beats quicken, the bass growls, the guitar boils. 3…2…1…”Jump” and the insanity begins. For Slipknot‘s next two songs, the floor of the Denver University Magness […]
The 22-20’s clearly have the blues-lust of many of their white-boy UK predecessors, but tempered in this case with a dose of Detroit-style grit and at times the New York glam of the Velvet Underground. Which of course begs the question: why are the British bands so much better at evoking American sounds than Americans […]
Don’t let the spit-and-snarl of Against All Authority fool you. These guys have just enough awareness of what makes a great pop song to put together punk rock that’s catchy without being sugary, and still retains an authentic sense of anger at the injustices that have been fueling punks since the seventies.
Ah, it’s springtime once again and gentle breezes, blooming flowers and blue skies take over for Old Man Winter; however, Mother Nature’s beauty is always best complimented by an equally appealing soundtrack. I’m not referring to birds chirping or children playing in the park. Although these are beautiful sounds, the moods I’m leaning towards are […]
I was chatting about music with someone around my age a month or more ago, and once again, got irritated with individuals from my generation. Without naming names, his comment to me was that he didn’t really pay attention to any new music that released beyond 1989 or 1990. I’ve never understood this complete disregard […]
Weerd Science – Friends and Nervous BreakdownsSuper Rap Records I have to admit, a few years ago I was the guy who used to hold heavy debates with friends about how the state of hip-hop was no where as potent, nor half as compelling as it was in the early 90’s. Regurgitated lyrics and cookie-cutter […]
This Saturday is second chapter in Scion’s Emerging Artists Tour, which brings creative dance talents from the underground to the masses, had its first 2005 run last month on April 15. This time around the tour will featuring the production and spinning talents of local veterans Noah Deep and Aaron Eve. For the last 10 […]
So the Stereophonics’ fifth album Language. Sex. Violence. Other. just dropped last month. I assume that if you are reading this, that you are probably pretty hip (and good looking!), as such you are somewhat acquainted with this trio from the UK. However, I still feel I must provide a bit of introduction and back-story […]