Archive for December 11th, 2013

Something Else! Interview: Singer-songwriter Sammy Walker

Something Else! Interview: Singer-songwriter Sammy Walker

Some careers follow a beaten path to fame and fortune, but for others the road is rough and rocky, winding its way past brief success and disappointment. This has certainly been the case for Sammy Walker

Evergreen Terrace – Dead Horses (2013)

We haven’t heard from Evergreen Terrace in a long time — four years, to be exact. It’s almost as if the band from Jacksonville, Florida had disappeared

Movies: The Punk Singer (2013)

The Punk Singer, Sini Anderson’s briskly paced, 80-minute film examines Kathleen Hanna’s ascension as unofficial spokeswoman of the riot grrl movement.

One Track Mind: The Nth Power, “Thank You” (2013)

As we — or me, anyway — await the first full album by one of New Orleans’ best-kept secrets of late, The Nth Power continues to tantalize.

I Heard The Angels Singing: Electrifying Black Gospel from the Nashboro Label (1951-83)

The story of the Nashboro record label shines a light at the intersection of music, commerce and faith.

Something Else! sneak peek: Boston, “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” (2013)

Something Else! sneak peek: Boston, “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” (2013)

Boston has issued a churning new take on a Christmas classic, lathered with a typically tornadic riff from Tom Scholz — though, alas, it still misses the stratospheric presence of the late Brad Delp. Stream it here!

WTF?! Wednesdays: The Conet Project Recordings of Shortwave Number Stations (1998)

WTF?! Wednesdays: The Conet Project Recordings of Shortwave Number Stations (1998)

Shortwave number stations? WTF is that?! And why would anybody want recordings of them?!! The first part is easy to answer. The second part? Hmmm…let me think on it.

‘It was hysterical’: Ace Frehley will be there if Kiss gets Rock Hall nod, despite Gene Simmons’ protests

‘It was hysterical’: Ace Frehley will be there if Kiss gets Rock Hall nod, despite Gene Simmons’ protests

Should Kiss earn a belated induction in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Gene Simmons has made it clear he’s not participating in a reunion with his fellow original members. That won’t keep Ace Frehley away.