In the past few months, I have had the chance to see music from Australia, France, and Canada, in addition to the Texas, New York, and LA-based acts that typically come through. That’s been nice. Gojira were very polite, which… Continue Reading
I used to write songs. I would sing them alone in my bedroom. Some of them were sad. Some of them were triumphant. Mostly, they were not that good, or else I would not have forgotten them. I cannot even… Continue Reading
Keeping up with weekly new music releases burned me out. I have a pretty healthy appetite for new music, but I also have a full-time job, two kids, and a basketball addiction to manage. There’s only so much new music… Continue Reading
The opening drop beat does it every time. Within seconds, epinephrine flows. My head nods. Let’s go. “Angry Son” Six Feet Deep was a Cleveland-based hardcore band that formed in the mid-90s. They released two albums, but only their first… Continue Reading
Enjoy these songs written, sung, and/or played by Dan Bejar of Destroyer, The New Pornographers, and Swan Lake, among others.
Just a snapshot of what I’ve been listening to. Sorry no words lately. Disclaimer: A couple tracks have swears.
PopHeartEtc. – Friday Mar 7 from PopHeartEtc.com on 8tracks Radio. Skerik is a madman on the sax. The first time I saw him, he was playing with Les Claypool’s Frog Brigade, and he was dressed up in full “devil” regalia.… Continue Reading
Known best for their radio hits in the early ’90s, “Labour of Love” and New Order cover “Bizarre Love Triangle” from their debut album Marvin the Album, Australian band Frente! actually produced a stronger, quite interesting follow-up in ’96. Shape… Continue Reading
PopHeartEtc. Friday Feb 28 from PopHeartEtc.com on 8tracks Radio.
Once upon a time, there was a record label called Tooth and Nail (well, technically they’re still around, and there’s a documentary in the works). In the ’90s, they were home to some pretty interesting bands—outfits that were too “soft”… Continue Reading