I don’t know why, but I’ve been thinking a lot about that whole Grunge era in the 90s lately. I think the whole Grunge thing was the last musical movement that I actually got caught up in. On my first date with the Rock Chick, back in my […] via How The Biggest Bands In […]
I’ve reviewed releases with short track times before, but when a release, in total, clocks in at about two minutes and twenty seconds, it had better be a commendable release if I am to review it. It was. Dolores Mondo Stash, a band out of Romania, keep the spirit of No wave alive with these […]
The legendary Rock & Raï singer Rachid Taha passed away a few days ago at the age of 59 from a heart attack. Many writers and commentators have eulogized him in his passing, but the best the most fitting tribute comes from Radio Amazigh DJ Paloma Colombe. Her program is mandatory listening for anyone into out-there music, […]
Mark E. Smith, frontman of legendary UK post-punk band The Fall, has died. The Fall’s manager, Pam Van Damned, confirmed Smith’s passing in a brief statement provided to Consequence of Sound. “It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Mark E. Smith. He passed this morning (24th January) at home. A more detailed… […]
Johnny “Rotten” Lydon singing as Ireland’s rep for Eurovision? Don’t be so shocked. This is the competition which gave us everything from ABBA to Moldovan saxophone man memes to Conchita Wurst. Lydon will, if anything, be something of a conservative choice. Read more on this story over at Eurovix.
It boggles the mind how many amazing punk and post-punk bands came out of the former Yugoslavia. It’s also a crying shame that so few labels have bothered to reissue these gems, dating as far back as the New Wave days. Miljenko Jergovic pens a wonderful walk down memory lane for the New York Times, […]
Get out in the streets, and don’t forget to bring your horn! via The Positive Energy of Punk Marching Bands — Bandcamp Daily