Bits

Published on May 24th, 2022

For all the quirks, highly manipulated lore, identity crises, moniker predicaments and constant defiance of norms, Long Beach’s T.S.O.L. (True Sounds of Liberty) remain one »

Published on May 24th, 2022

In 2020 with the pandemic at a peak, Bryan Cuan-Garcia came home. The Miami native had spent several years in California and elsewhere working in »

Published on April 28th, 2022

A talk with Jasper Verhulst of Altin Gün is like a trip through record-store infinity. The boundless music collection inside Verhulst’s head powers the band’s »

Published on April 26th, 2022

Still feeling a little, shall we say, isolated? With spring underway and Covid restriction eased, now is a good time for South Floridians to reconnect »

Published on April 25th, 2022

If one were to peek at the work of lauded music photographer Glen E. Friedman – with zero knowledge of the world beyond the images »

Published on April 24th, 2022

Texas trio Khruangbin have been festival darlings since their 2015 debut album, “The Universe Smiles Upon You.” But their fans are clearly excited to see »

Published on April 23rd, 2022

The toxic relationship at the heart of 1993’s “Gentlemen” cemented the Afghan Whigs as a force majeure of American rock ’n’ roll, and singer-guitarist-songwriter Greg »

Published on April 22nd, 2022

Gogol Bordello are gypsy punks who found one another in a pre-9/11 downtown New York that welcomed itinerants with talent, ideas and remarkable backstories — »

Published on April 21st, 2022

In the last decades of the 20th Century it was a rite of passage for every folk-ish singer-songwriter with a modicum of success to be »

Published on April 20th, 2022

Twenty-five years ago, Bikini Kill called it a day. In many ways their tenure as THE Riot Grrrl pioneers helped to achieve several of their »

Published on April 19th, 2022

The newest album by the Scottish electro pop trio Chvrches, “Screen Violence” is a bit of a slow burn. It takes a few songs before »

Published on April 18th, 2022

Cities across America, for better or worse, have catchphrases. “The City That Never Sleeps.” “Keep Austin Weird.” “What Happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.” They »