I have to let you in on a little secret before you read the rest of this review. Against Me! is probably the best punk band to arrive on the scene since 2000. If you haven’t already picked up the brilliant Reinventing Axl Rose and As The Eternal Cowboy, you’ve missed out. In the best […]
It’s funny what some think about certain scenes – that the Bay Area is still packed with psychedelic, long-hairs walking barefoot to the Ben & Jerry’s for some Wavy Gravy. Or worse, that people still give a shit about Journey. Yea, the lights still go down in the city, but with the exception of maybe […]
Ticonderoga is a three-piece who have been friends since grade school. The three of them Phil Moore, Mark Paulson, and Wes Phillips consider themselves to be songwriters. Each of the songs on their latest release Heilig-Levine are created as each member plays music chairs with songwriting, instrumentation and vocals. This leads to a varying sound […]
Everything I know about power pop I learned from Patrick Bateman and True Love. The New Jersey group’s new CD, Wings, teems with the genre defining vocal harmonizing and cheery, solid guitar riffs. The production sounds crisp- impressive as the majority of the Wings was recorded in band member Tom Beaujour’s basement, who in turn, […]
This week Beatport.com, the Denver based digital download music resource for electronic music fans, DJs and producers, added two new genres to their music listing, one of those being “electro house.” Being a fan of both, I was very excited to see who appeared within this genre so I could go shopping. Steve Lawler has […]
Annie: GuitarSusy: BassSturgeon: GuitarDanny: Drums The Soviettes are out on tour with Against Me!, the Epoxies, and Smoke or Fire, hitting all 50 states (yes, including Hawaii and Alaska) as well as a few Canadian cities. So basically, there’s no excuse to miss this, the new generation of Fat Wreck Chords bands.