Archive for August, 2006

Thursday, August 31st, 2006

I will preface this by saying (admitting) I was not expecting this album from Mojave 3. That being said, I am very much into it. Trading in their slow-country-ish past for an upbeat and happy-go-lucky sound, the band’s reinvention is aiding me in riding out the end of this hot West coast summer. While unexpected, […]

Wednesday, August 30th, 2006

Eugene Kelly’s career would probably have fared better had he arrived on the “indie” scene en masse in 2006 with his band’s The Vaselines and Eugenius instead of the late ’80s and early ’90s respectively. While he may not have received commercial notoriety, his influence has been heard the past ten years in countless waves […]

Tuesday, August 29th, 2006
Tuesday, August 29th, 2006

Today is a big Tuesday for all of us in Dylan’s camp. Like a lot of you, I will be at the record store bright and early (relatively speaking) to pick up a copy of Modern Times, Dylan’s 31st studio album. I have resisted checking out any of the tracks prior to the release date […]

Monday, August 28th, 2006

Sonically descending from out of nowhere, Brooklyn’s TV On The Radio tore out of the gate with their Young Liars EP unleashing their chaotic blend of fuzzed out post-rock on the indie-minded masses. Effortlessly combining an organic blend of gospel, free-jazz, punk, and drum loops, TVOTR sounded like nothing else on the contemporary music scene. […]

Saturday, August 26th, 2006

You know I was thinking, it’s funny our (often baseless) first impressions. Today I received an album in the mail, and I don’t know if I was just in a shitty mood or what, but the name of the band just annoyed the hell out of me, and almost cost me hearing the song below. […]

Friday, August 25th, 2006

“choose life. choose a job. choose a starter home. choose dental insurance, leisure wear and matching luggage. Choose your future.” While reading the recent Trainspotting retrospective expose’ in Premiere magazine last week, I could hardly believe it had been a whole ten years since the film’s release. Sparking a cultural fetish towards all things Britannia, […]