Frankie Ennui, Chuck Roast and EJ Emmons join us to discuss the history of Suburban Lawns, a long-overdue reissue and their missing frontwoman.
Articles by: Steve Elliott
A badly needed reissue reminds us of Suburban Lawns’ focus on new wave excitement and subversion, bolstered by a sense of humor and of the odd.
Herbcraft’s ‘Wot Oz’ is a saturated-sounding mono four-track recording and, with that self-imposed limitation, it’s pretty intense stuff.
McFadden’s Parachute uses a lo-fi approach similar to Robert Pollard of Guided By Voices – only with a terrific 1960s garage-rock feel.
Founding Jethro Tull guitarist Mick Abrahams is back after a health scare with an endlessly diverse album featuring many of his famous friends.
Jacco Gardner’s fine new second album ‘Hypnophobia’ channels the spirit of Pink Floyd’s Syd Barrett circa 1967.
Ultimate Painting’s “Riverside” is one of those songs which drift slowly into your head, and it’s hard to resist a replay.
Steve Elliott caught up with guitarist James Calvin Wilsey, who made his studio debut with Chris Isaak on the January 10, 1985 release ‘Silvertone.’
He questions the idea of originality anymore, but his music makes the case.
Haunting and compelling, his music is perhaps best suited for night time.