The Black Lips brand of Superman psyche-rock blows the mind once again with their Arabia Mountain release (Vice Records). It’s gotten to the point where these guys can just basically sit at the table and whip out a record on demand. I mean, who do they think they are??
Gonna just get this off my chest right now. Austin, your wired quality is partying like it’s 1999. Internet at The Hampton Inn: almost as slow as dial-up. AT&T coverage? Access bars are passed out in the corner, drooling. This lack-o-access to all-powerful 3G network has caused a flurry of blogs impaling the telecom company […]
It seems like Black Lips just don’t give a fuck, judging by the tales of French kissing, pissing into-one’s own mouth and general nudity involved in their repertoire of stage antics. In February the boys had a tour in India cancelled when, after a brief make-out session with bassist Jared Swilley,guitarist Cole Alexander mooned the […]
After catching Black Lips, we have a sneaking suspicion of where the term ‘Hotlanta’ comes from. At the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, the stage is dark and empty, and has been long enough that the audience, freshly energized by an amazing set from Pierced Arrows (ex-members of Dead Moon) is starting to […]
SXSW Day 4: Press darlings Gallows got the Metal/punk/rock day show started at Austin’s outdoor amphitheater Town Lake. The band’s press officer, James Sherry, gave a preemptive heads-up, saying, “There’s a bunch of kids down here. This show should be really fun.” So we excitedly hustled down, not realizing that his pronouncement was referring to […]