One film critic, after recently reviewing Johnny Depp’s Black Mass, called it his second best film of 2015 – I suppose making the acclaimed Mortdecia his best. I’ll defer to his judgment on that, I missed the latter. Johnny Depp is James “Whitey” Bulger and as soon as you melt into your seat – […]
There is a constant cultural obsession with the ‘father’ and ‘grandfather’ and ‘godfather’ of rock-n-roll. The patriarchal nature of our society has the musical historian ignoring even entertaining the idea that women have been involved in the formation of music, either in sound or subculture. It is important to push back against white-washing and recognize […]
Krista Williamson, AKA Indigo Kid, played a raw 4 song set for us on Sunday, March 1st. She screams about giving up on God, and giving up on feeling shitty. It’s a great time.
Daniel Romano is, by far, my favorite modern country artist. Or rather, he would be if he would be if he were a modern country artist. In his own words: “The name country music is in fact dead. However, the music is very much alive and is now called mosey. Since its inception, country […]
I first heard of Bill Callahan when I asked Ryan Stoyer (whom, I believe, writes 50%- 80% of this publication) if he had ever heard of Jandek, the elusive Houston singer/songwriter. We were assembling copies of Analog Revolution outside of Swayze’s Venue one fateful Friday night when I popped the question. In response, Ryan’s eyes lit […]
6 tracks. Listen: LONG LIVE THEFRUITMAN by John Thefruitman Folky, ambient, dissonant, heartfelt music. You want this in your life.