Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, also known as The Swell Season, took the world by storm a couple years back with their debut release, the Oscar-winning soundtrack to the film “Once.&r
Karass’ sprawling debut is an exercise in frank, point-counterpoint philosophy.
With song titles like “Shut up and Ride,” you immediately know what you are in for with these Louisville speedsters.
Sometimes you don’t need to reinvent the wheel.
Music writers are certainly the least unbiased of us. When I first picked up this EP and saw the goofy artwork, I got real worried that my mellow would be quickly harshed.
Workers (nee Your Black Star) are a power trio in every possible sense: complex, loud and bold on their self-titled follow-up to last year’s Beasts EP.
Feel free to argue over who invented punk rock. Iggy Pop certainly was the first major figure to live and breathe the punk lifestyle.
If the rusty patina of bulky abandoned industrial-era equipment had a sound, it would be something like the heavily distorted guitars of Black Cobra.
House of Pain is back! Before you turn up your noses, kiddos, take the history lesson.
Listening to a noise recording can sometimes be a losing proposition as the sound dynamics present in a live setting can be absent.