Our Intrepid Reportage
[Record Review] Melvins “Pinkus Abortion Technician” (Ipecac Records, April 2018) Let's break this down for the uninitiated: the “Pinkus” in the album title refers to one Mr. Jeff Pinkus, the bassist extraordinaire for a marvelous old-school band called...read more
[A Little Background.] Ninetynine percent of you will know the hits. The stuff for which everyone on earth knew her. Hell, if it weren't for FM radio in the 70s, I wouldn't have had my introduction: 1967's classic, “Respect”. She was spelling a word, my...read more
You'll forgive me, dear reader, if I sound like I'm doing a night of reruns. But I am, mostly. Can you recall my fits of ecstatic joy from a few nights ago, when I first saw The Muckers? Well, if you can't, then I assume you're already clicking on another...read more
As with previous years of the Festival, Fridays are usually when things start to get jumpin'. Venues are packed to the gills, and often times concertgoers are forced to stand in line to see headliners, because the smaller clubs are packed an hour or two...read more
Stuff From Elsewhere
Bhutan by way of North Carolina musician Tashi Dorji plays his acoustic guitar like you or I handle snakes: mostly very carefully, but sometimes with unintentional jerks. That’s not to say there isn’t a hypnotic quality to his playing — the delicate fretwork undulates...read more
ordered YouTube search results 1. downtempro: “I am in no way associated with the content of this video, and in no form am I trying to take credit for the content shown.” 2. GMB32557142: “Pictures of Upstate New York and It’s Park - “The Adirondack Park” 3. Eluvium -...read more
“Why Can’t I Remember Your Name” and “Banshee” probably couldn’t be any more different - the former is an organic horror drone, while the latter is a bobbing, distinctly electronic dance cut. And yet, these are the two debut tracks by Raven, a Margate-based artist,...read more
Whoever said “youth is wasted on the young” was obviously spending too much time sitting around whistling, whittling, and working out their quotation-creation muscles in the Great Depression. In the great impression known as Portugal, youth wastes its time doing...read more
New Vinyl by the Belstrom Nordburger Ensemble!
3 new songs by the notorious BNE.
One Man Laser Light Show b/w Cute Cute Girls and I'm Just A fish