Thursday, April 25, 2019

PSA From Rachel

So, we are officially less than a month away from the presidential election. Regardless of your political affiliation, I think everyone is ready for some kind of change, and...

We Liked You Better Fat: Confessions Of A Pariah

There’s this really nice piece at underthegunreview.net by Jacob Tender that a friend forwarded me today. It’s about how important Fall Out Boy’s album “From Under the...

The Easy Way Out

  Regardless of what anyone says, Alternative Press Magazine, STILL hasn't sold out.   IF we HAD sold out, we would have turned into one of the above-pictured magazines.   Jonas Brothers, HSM3,...

First(ish) Listen: Stars’ “The Five Ghosts”

Okay, clearly, Stars have been around way too long (and I'm too into Canadian indie pop bands such as Broken Social Scene and Arcade Fire) for this...

Quiet Liar: The story behind (and ethics of) “authorized bootlegs”

You may have been noticing a lot of small record labels reissuing classic albums on vinyl from all sorts of huge bands and major labels. Curious how...

Bands That Time Forgot: Gods Reflex

For this installment of Bands That Time Forgot, I want to profile one of the most important groups to my personal musical evolution, Gods Reflex. Odds are, you've...

The Classics According to Keith – Body Rock

  EVERY TIME I DIE frontman KEITH BUCKLEY waxes cinematic on the more important films of our time—sort of.   BODY ROCK (1984; STARZ, 2007) STARRING: Lorenzo Lamas, Vicki Frederick, someone...

Why Doesn’t This Generation Have Its Own Nirvana?

In 1991, Geffen Records shipped a little over 46,000 units of Nirvana’s Nevermind. The label ultimately hoped to get the album certified gold by September 1992, but...

Release Tension

  Last week, I felt a really warm welcome here for my first entry, Empathy Orgy. So many of the comments were thoughtful, kind and insightful. Today's subject...

Devin Oliver of I See Stars on growing up and achieving his dreams

Twenty is an odd age. I feel so young, but the fact is I’m not anymore. I believe all the changes bring out my imperfections, and I...

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