Archive for March, 2013

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Our weekly two hour show on SIRIUS/XMU, channel 35, can be heard twice every Friday – Noon EST with an encore broadcast at Midnight EST. Sam James Velde guest DJs during hour two. SIRIUS 287: Jean Michel Bernard – Generique Stephane ++ Mac DeMarco – Baby’s Wearing Blue Jeans ++ Twin Peaks – Ocean Blue […]

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Some corners still wrestle with what exactly The Men are up to; what to make of the slow march of Americana with a capital Tom Petty creeping into their tracklistings. Live, their plans feel tacked to a different path. The Men deal in a brash form of art — there’s no apologies in their short […]

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Gut punch intro with proper soul-moan grunts, the title track to The People’s Temple 2012 joint is a swift kick to wake everyone the fuck up. While the debut was good, Masses does it one better. Howling psych-rock still riffing on all our favorite sixties touchstones, it’s a headier, funkier, brew this time around. It […]

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

With little fanfare, Neil Michael Hagerty moved to Denver early last year, and began playing out at various Mile High City clubs with a drummer and bassist in tow. While I’ve only kept limited tabs on Hagerty’s post-Royal Trux activities, I was definitely curious to see what the guy was up to. And it was […]

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

This shit is so nasty. Just spittin’. Egon and the Now Again Records crew are indeed doing yeoman’s work bringing us a platter full of this mess on the Apple & Three Oranges compilation, Free And Easy. Give the drummer some. MP3: Apple & The Three Oranges :: Curse Upon The World

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Dur Dur Band was one of Somalia’s last great party bands, a group that, at its peak powers, was 12 members strong and performed a high energy tincture of cross-cultural funk. The Horn of Africa’s sound filtered through the spritely, synthy pop music of the ’80s, Dur Dur’s dance music was made to bump in […]

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Like seemingly all Glaswegians of the past twenty years, Golden Grrrls pen cloudy, painfully melodic peacoat pop. Sure, the name’s unfortunate (it started as a joke, as these things often do), but it’s also a fairly tidy summary of the way the trio sandblast their melodies on their endlessly playful and playable self-titled debut. Bedroom […]