Elbow – Leaders of the Free World

How appropriate that, coinciding with my listening to Elbow’s Leaders of the Free World, I was reading Vonnegut’s Euphio Question. See, the story, in basics, chronicles three men who harness and transmit radio waves from the stars that, when magnified, create a buzz that makes the listener euphoric. I think you can see where I’m […]

Doujah Raze – Doujah Raze

To hear him rhyme, you’d say Doujah (pronounced doe-Jah) Raze “is one bad mo-fo.” And you wouldn’t be just whistling Dixie. On his long-awaited debut CD, the internationally known independent entity known to rep Virginia and DC to the fullest, comes correct with a nod to the old-school of rap: skills, beats and–dare I say […]

Stretch Armstrong – Free At Last

The Palmetto state hardcore veterans, Stretch Armstrong are back with their fifth and most accomplished release to date, Free at Last. Their perfect blend of hardcore and melodic punk rock coupled with their positive heart-felt lyrics comes to its creative zenith on this record and their giant hearts are worn more proudly upon their sleeves […]

Supergrass – Road to Rouen

Supergrass was among the pack of blokes that could have been considered a second British invasion in the early and mid ‘90s, along with Blur, The Charlatans, Inspiral Carpets, The Happy Mondays, and so on. Right from the start Supergrass had a no-nonsense approach to making music, having gotten together more for fun from the […]

Thumbsucker (Mike Mills)


thumbsucker (mike mills) Mike’s favorite color changes all the time, but if you grill him enough he’ll tell you that its blue-leaning-towards-cyan- is at the top of the list. Lou puts weight on his left leg when he stands, but you are more likely to find him jumping. These two people have a movie coming […]