I Was There When Rock Died, or, A Review of Weezer/Pixies Live

This is a piece based solely on my opinion and does not reflect the opinion of our other writers (disappointing notion). It is meant to give only one man’s perspective of what he (I) view to be a veritable musical apocalypse. I can now say with 100 percent certainty that rock and roll is dead. … Continue reading I Was There When Rock Died, or, A Review of Weezer/Pixies Live

Greet Death-“Strange Days”(Single)

There’s this sludgy shoegaze outfit from Flint, Michigan called Greet Death. I can only assume the origins of their name are found in the Explosions in the Sky tune of the same name. I haven’t researched this, but it would be fitting, and I feel better believing it so…let me have that. In any case, … Continue reading Greet Death-“Strange Days”(Single)

Keep an Eye on San Jose’s Dylan Thomas. (Interview)

This is a piece largely based on ignorance. My Ignorance. But don’t break away just yet. Because I’m here to tell you about a razor-sharp post-punk/dream pop/noise-pop band from San Jose, Costa Rica called Dylan Thomas. (A period at the end of “Thomas” is part of the name). If you google them you will likely … Continue reading Keep an Eye on San Jose’s Dylan Thomas. (Interview)

The Twilight Sad – IT WON/T BE LIKE THIS ALL THE TIME

A cleverly titled record. For all the hype, we are left wanting more. I’ve followed The Twilight Sad fairly obsessively since a friend burned a copy of their debut LP “Fourteen Autumns, Fifteen Winters” for me in 2007. It was a breath of fresh air at the time. I didn’t have to ask where they hailed from. The thick accent vocalist James Graham crooned, … Continue reading The Twilight Sad – IT WON/T BE LIKE THIS ALL THE TIME