Archive for April, 2017
January 29, 2015
Cherub seems out of sync with most of the music coming out of Nashville, but the dance-pop duo certainly doesn’t mind. Songs such as “Monogamy,” “Doses & Mimosas” and “XOXO” shamelessly d...
January 28, 2015
The guys in the Christian metalcore band August Burns Red were the catalyst that turned Lancaster, Pennsylvania, into a hardcore hotbed. Whatever money the band earned from hosting shows, it put toward buying gear for its group...
January 28, 2015
"It’s about what is selfish and what is selfless and the gray line that sometimes divides the two," says 'Match' writer/director Stephen Belber.
January 27, 2015
Boulevard Brewing out of Kansas City is one of my favorite breweries but until recently it wasn’t available in my area. As more distributers begin carrying these fine brews, it may be worth another look on the tap lists and she...
January 26, 2015
Before Cher, Madonna, P!nk or Lady Gaga, there was Sophie Tucker. Ahead of her time, this unconventional dynamo paved the way for generations of female performers and created a career that lasted 60 years. Although she was one ...
January 25, 2015
On their new album, Runners in the Nerved World, the Sidekicks sound more like the indie act Built to Spill than the punk band Green Day. The band, which originally started out as a straight-up punk band nearly ten years ago, t...
January 23, 2015
Given that Anti-Flag split up after its first show, the band has recovered quite nicely. Formed in 1988 (but the band’s celebrating its 20th anniversary so you do the math), the Pittsburgh-based hardcore/punk group is currently...
January 19, 2015
Released last year, the Cold War Kids’ Hold My Home is a collection of jittery tunes that are driven by singer/multi-instrumentalist Nathan Willett, whose very distinctive, high-pitched voice alternates between enthusiastic yel...
January 18, 2015
Formed in 1997, Motion City Soundtrack’s sound falls on the pop side of the pop-punk spectrum although their most recent album, 2012’s Go, pretty much drops the punk part of the equation altogether. Not that there’s...
January 13, 2015
The Devil Makes Three, you might not immediately guess their sound. With his short cropped hair and vintage suit, singer-guitarist Pete Bernhard looks like he could play in a swing band. The same goes for upright bassist Lucia ...