Bits

Published on November 7th, 2019

Oakland, California’s Sugar Candy Mountain are a surfside fever dream of a time and place that never quite existed. But you will find that imaginary »

Published on November 1st, 2019

Sometimes, while you’re walking to the store to buy milk and smokes, fate intervenes and throws a mackerel at your head. Rude, yes, but Fate »

Published on October 31st, 2019

If the Cramps, Devo and the B-52’s got it on in the Big Easy and bore a baby resembling Roky Erickson, that strange child would »

Published on October 31st, 2019

Leave it to the Japanese to distill the power of minimalism down to a single syllable: “Ma.” Similar but not identical to the old saw »

Published on October 29th, 2019

There is nothing greedy or criminal in how Thievery Corporation go about their business. The EDM duo of Rob Garza and Eric Hilton typically releases »

Published on October 29th, 2019

Perfect storms may leave brutal devastation in their wake but there is something beautifully natural in their formation and existence. How could anyone deny such »

Published on October 28th, 2019

Intrinsic to the ’90s surf/skate punk scene spawned by southern California, Hermosa Beach rockers Pennywise live the ethos of their latest album, “Never Gonna Die.” »

Published on October 19th, 2019

From the gender-identity woes discussed by the Kinks, stage personas of Irish courtesans, romantic triangles in the hottest spot north of Havana and the excesses »

Published on September 25th, 2019

Picturesque lyrics and anxiety fueled vocals strewn bombastically atop tear-your-hair-out, rock ’n’ roll ferocity — this is the unapologetic motif of Frankie and the Witch »

Published on September 25th, 2019

Some people dream of being creators and others find a way to make outlets for their creations. AL1CE, from Los Angeles, do both with an »

Published on September 25th, 2019

Robert Johnson was so enamored with music he sold his soul to the devil to become the best blues player of all time. And with »

Published on September 24th, 2019

The actual recording process for Public Sound’s debut album took months, but for the West Palm Beach-based brass band, creating an LP from scratch was »