Peaches are no longer grown in Georgia, and good country music no longer comes from the South. These days it seems like the only country music worth listening to comes from places like San Diego, Denver, and Detroit.
Is bluegrass influenced music making a comeback? I don’t mean that bullshit that they try to pass off at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival. The Yonder Mountain String band plays jam band music, and if that is your thing, fine, just don’t call it bluegrass. However, lately I have heard more bands incorporating old-timey bluegrass into […]
Before dismissing Otep as just another band that’s caught in the tentacles of the dysfunctional nu-metal post goth/metal family—an analysis is of the utmost importance. Consider the following (Otep has): raspy female-fronted vocals in artsy poetic verse, an emphasis on driven bass-fronted metal, a firm idea of what having dynamics actually means and an ultra […]
With a distinct influence from Legendary Pink Dots, New Order and later goth-industrial emotionalists, Plane dishes out tracks of ominous melancholy on their sophomore drop, I See Love In The Future. Guitars strum serenely on “Blood On The Waves,” and a drum machine paces gently. Gradually the track builds into a chugging train of intention, […]