Forsooth, before D’Arkestra brightened the scene, yea, even before Liberation Prophecy foretold things to come, there dwelt a tribe of Grets.
With the release of their self-titled album, Thirty Spokes proves adept at their craft befitting a working band with four albums under their belt.
As a member of Old Baby, Sexy Minotaur, Jaye Jayle, and the duo Lowe & Sutherland, it was hard to imagine what to expect with Jonathan Glenn Wood’s debut solo effort.
Douchebag rap has been a thing for years now, often by emcees who are capable of putting together solidly built, well-delivered packages, but much like a 3am bar pickup, you feel guilty, dirty, and
Goddammit. I wish “emo” would have had the sense to die a dignified death sometime around the late-’90s.
The name “The Bluesbenders” is somewhat misleading, at least from a linguistic perspective.
Dig, if you will, a picture. Because not only is that all an all-instrumental band can provide, but that’s precisely the intent of such soundscape specialists like Interstates.
Given the well-publicized constituency of Watter — Strike City’s Tyler Trotter, Grails’ Zak Griles and Slint/Squirrel Bait alum Britt Walford — for fans of instrumental indi