It’s Pause for the Jets from Earwig, the long-running legendary Columbus band and lifelong musical vehicle of Lizard McGee.
The ones we did set a match to our hearts and heads, and we were all too happy to burn from the inside out through every single note.
With the Portland, Oregon trio’s excellent new album, We Disappear nearing its release,
Hutch Harris takes a break on tour to talk about his penchant for writing songs on the subject of death, who would make his Celebrity death list, and why his funeral will rock more than yours.
Mixed by Brad Laner (of Shoegaze legends, Medicine fame) TULIPS’ debut is at times more summery and bouncy while other times, the vibe is a bit aggro – more punked up and fuzzed out, but the songs are always fun and catchy as hell.
Foreword. As an American, I’m no closer to understanding the loss of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Michael Brown in Ferguson, Sarah Bland in Texas,…
When a one-time folkie ditches the warm, comforting sounds of a 6 string and gets darkly funky with a producer named BOOTS (of Beyonce fame), interesting sounds ensue.
“There’s kind of a weird vibe. I’m not sure how to read you guys.” Before this stage confession from the Tera Melos frontman, Nick Reinhart, it was hard to argue the matter – there was a weird vibe.
Whether by self-admission or Google suggestion, Tera Melos come up as math rock – a sub-genre that produces as many eyerolls and apathetic sighs as it does wonky, prog pretenders.
Ripping through hits from last year’s “Album of the Year contender,” Celebration Rock as well as 2009’s dynamite debut Post-Nothing, the two noisy mothercanuckers, Brian King and David Prowse shook the show-goers harder than their one guitar and one set of drums arsenal seemed to suggest they were capable of doing.
Sometimes artists dick us around, muddle their message and say the interpretation is up to us. Most times, they drop hints here and there…
The voice of Lifter Puller, The Hold Steady, and most recently, Craig Finn and Some Guns the 41 year-old Brooklynite by way of the the Twin Cities and Boston, is by far one of the most entertaining, interesting and smartest songwriters of the last 10 years.
There’s no arguing Jeff Tweedy is one of the greatest songwriters of the last 15 years and on a hot Saturday night in Columbus, Ohio, he and John, and Nels, and Glenn, and Mikael, and Pat proved why they are one of the greatest live American Rock’n’Roll bands around.
My brains have been scrambled. Radiohead probed my mind and I liked it. I see visions of a distant future and I hear the universe’s newborn cry. It’s the sound of the end of the world and Radiohead are the end of music on earth.
Perhaps you could use something with a little more texture, that has some mystery to it but is still in essence great pop (solid groove & hooks with brilliant singing). Enter Bravestation, a Toronto four piece playing “quirky tribal pop” with some New Wave sheen.