Sky Larkin on an opening gig tour with Los Campesinos! playing Bluebird in Denver, Tuesday, April 7, 2009. Gareth climbed the speakers and eventually dove into the crowd with guitarist Neil to blow up the set just so.
Take away the tight jeans, shaggy dark hair, and undersized T-shirts, and you have the typical Clear Channel-tailored act with heavy guitar riffs and the occasional brooding and introspective song. Moments in Grace can be described in a brief statement: modern rock in a candy-coated emo shell. Major labels like Atlantic have perfected this new […]
Brody Dalle, lead singer of The Distillers, is punk rock like Iggy Pop is punk rock. It’s not about the small-time. It’s not really about politics, either, though she’s not averse to writing songs about politics from time to time. It’s about feedback-laced, razor-sharp rock’n’roll, knowing how to work a crowd, makeup and tight pants […]