Things have been hectic around these parts and therefore, I couldn’t queue up with the diehards (see PopHeart contributor @AllMyAnnie) and get wholeheartedly behind this year’s Record Store Day. However, I was reminded this past week of the venerable status… Continue Reading
A ridiculously catchy and commercial track from a band to watch – Panama Wedding. This one’s been stuck in my head for a while now. All of the People by Panama Wedding
Enjoy these songs written, sung, and/or played by Dan Bejar of Destroyer, The New Pornographers, and Swan Lake, among others.
It seems like Future Islands is one of those bands that burst onto the scene in a thunderstorm of buzz. It began with an appearance in March on the David Letterman show where their performance left the host nearly speechless. Then… Continue Reading
When I moved to Springfield, MO in 1998, I was immediately exposed to a new world of mid-western rock bands. One of the first local musicians I met was Kenneth Jankowski, who was playing in a local band called Avionic… Continue Reading
As Jerry Magiure so eloquently put it “We live in a cynical world, and we work in a business of tough competitors, I love you. You complete me. And I just…” In this brutal, unforgiving world of cynicism and irony,… Continue Reading
On DVD: Thor: The Dark World Gold city in ruins Hammer away at evil Not as good this time Iron Man 3 Actor payday huge Plot holes plus smiles mild guffaws Hero keeps the girl
In Theaters: Noah Wicked washed away Fierce flood disaster movie Watchers named Treebeard?
Joseph Arthur continues to follow his instincts … sure he could’ve cashed in on “In The Sun” but he gave that song away to Hurricane Katrina-related charities. He could have followed up his T-Bone Burnett-produced debut album with a shiny,… Continue Reading
What’s the sign of a good concert? When you completely forget about taking pictures, remembering the set list and thinking up creative descriptions of the performance, all because you were too busy dancing. That’s exactly what it was like when Australia’s synth-pop band… Continue Reading