Perfect Noise: Thurston Moore/w Tom Surgal – “Klangfarnemelodie…And The Colorist Strikes Primitiv 2”

Thurston Moore w/Tom Surgal “Klangfarnemelodie…And The Colorist Strikes Primitiv 2” Klangfarnemelodie…And The Colorist Strikes Primitiv Thurston Moore has always been the king of noise.  As one who always worshipped Sonic Youth, it’s great to hear him expand with the help … Continue Reading

Supportive Bluegrass: Who? What? When? Why? and Werewolves? – “Rattail”

Who? What? When? Why? and Werewolves? “Rattail” Greatest Hits What a great bluesgrass band, and they come from Philadelphia.  Comprised of Andrew Fullerton: Vocals, Guitar, Piano; Matt Orlando: Vocals, Banjo, Drums; Peter Clark: Violin; and Brian Grabski: Bass, they have such a wonderful sound; pure … Continue Reading

Duet Of The Year: Better Oblivion Community Center – “Dylan Thomas”

Better Oblivion Community Center “Dylan Thomas” And I thought that boygenius and Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett were great combos (and they certainly were two of the best), and therefore nothing would ever come close, well, along comes Better Oblivion … Continue Reading

Future Prog: Brim Liski – “A Different View”

Brim Liski “A Different View” Duels Thank Artemis for forward looking bands such as Brim Liski.  Sounding like they came from some future time and some future place (maybe Sun Ra’s planet), Brim Liski is  a duo comprised of experimental multi-versed … Continue Reading

Texan Swing: Vandoliers – “Troublemakers”

Vandoliers “Troublemakers” Forever What a great Texan band.  Imagine Social Distortion and Willie Nelson combined with Blood, Sweat & Tears horns and Appalachian fiddles, drank tons of Southern Comfort and started jamming together, you have Vandoliers.  Comprised of  Vandoliers are … Continue Reading