Hard to believe that Kim and Thurston from Sonic Youth have a daughter old enough to start her own punk band. When I first read the news clip over at Pitchfork, I was trying to do the math to figure out how old she must be by now, and it just made me feel old. […]
Entries from June 2011
June 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off on Coco Gordon Is Punk Rocker
June 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off on HEAVY ROTATION: Suck It and See
Arctic Monkeys’ Suck It and See: Despite the didn’t-even-try artwork, I can’t stop listening. Combining the darker leanings of Humbug with the story-arc songwriting of Favourite Worst Nightmare, Arctic Monkeys sound like a band hitting its stride on LP number 4. It just clicks better than the slightly awkward Humbug, which seemed to suffer from […]
June 21st, 2011 · Comments Off on New Seaweed 7-inch in July
Originally lumped in with the unfortunately christened “grunge” movement, Tacoma, Washington’s Seaweed were really just a gritty pop-punk band that rose to prominence with a seemingly endless arsenal of memorable hooks and raucous riffs. Using Sub Pop as a springboard to the majors on the backs of two stellar LP’s (Weak and Four, respectively), Seaweed signed with […]
June 18th, 2011 · Comments Off on Architecture in Helsinki cover London Beat
June 13th, 2011 · Comments Off on 5 years later, Tom Vek delivers
I can’t get this out of my head. Thanks a lot, Tug.
June 13th, 2011 · Comments Off on Architecture in Helsinki – Escapee
I’m still in love with Moment Bends, months later.
June 9th, 2011 · Comments Off on STREAM: Fiona Apple’s Version of Buddy Holly’s “Everyday”
Fiona Apple & Jon Brion – Everyday by TheNJUnderground The Buddy Holly tribute Rave On: Buddy Holly is out June 28th and features quite an esteemed group of artists ranging from Paul McCartney and Julian Casablancas to Florence and the Machine and The Black Keys. Fiona Apple’s contribution has just been leaked and finds her […]