State Cows hail from Sweden but you would never know it. Close your eye and listen and you think: L.A.
The recent news that Asobi Seksu is going on hiatus brought me back to this project, and the period in which former My Bloody Valentine and shoegaze acolytes ditched the guitars for cool shimmering pop.
Suns of Thyme have built a harmonious bridge between the psychedelic rock of the ’60s and the dark excesses of indie rock of the ’80s and ’90s.
Here’s a powerful bit of storytelling, about the intersection of lives that have seen tragedy and, depending on the decisions they make, might see more.
With Stripped to the Bone, Eat the Gun offers a superb rock album with few frills. That starts with the first single “Loner,” recorded in their own studio with producer Stephan Hinz of H-Blockx fame.
Color Paul Stanley impressed. Lady Gaga didn’t just travel cross country to see Kiss on their most recent U.S. tour. She showed up wearing the singer’s signature footwear.
<<< BACKWARD (“The Steely Dan Show”) ||| ONWARD (“H Gang”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** The momentum Steely Dan generated by their comeback album Two Against Nature carried over into one more album, Everything Must Go
Ask inductee Sammy Hagar who he thinks should be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and his answer comes quickly: “Journey; I want to stick up for Journey,” says Hagar, inducted as a member of Van Halen in 2007.
Something that at first seemed like a setback ended up becoming a pivotal moment in the rocket-ride career of singer Adam Lambert. After all, on the same 2009 night in which he finished second on American Idol, Lambert performed for the first time with Queen.
Glasgow’s Chvrches (pronounced as “churches” for those scoring at home) draws from a deep well of accessible pop cool on their debut The Bones of What You Believe.