SATURDAY LOOKS GOOD TO ME floats their fifth album, One Kiss Ends It All, out to you, dear listener, suspended from brightly colored Mylar balloons. A best-kept secret from Ann Arbor, Michigan, NOTHING BIT HOPE AND PASSION is always eager to check out a new-to-us band, especially one that is described in the promotional literature The post Saturday Looks Good To Me - One Kiss Ends It All appeared first on Nothing But Hope And Passion - NBHAP - Music Magazine & more .
Hugely influential in the UK, Johnny Kidd & The Pirates are perhaps best known for two singles, "Shakin' All Over" (covered by the Who, the Flamin' Groovies, Generation X, and many others), and "Please Don't Touch" (probably best known Stateside via the joint version by Girlschool and Motorhead). Not only did these guys rock, but they had a somewhat nasty image that Malcolm McLaren later took into consideration when forming all of his ideas for his clothing shop, and finding his own little rock & roll band to run. Band [...]
Coming across mylittlebrother was an incredible experience. When you hear his latest EP Hey Stethoscope with headphones, it takes you into this wonderful world of crisp harmonies, heartwarming guitar and genius vocal arrangements. mylittlebrother achieves an extremely pure and genuine sound within his music. So to take a closer look into the creative mind of mylittlebrother, we spoke to main man Will Harris about his latest EP, harmonies, recording and more! AMBY: Your stunning EP Hey Stethoscope was just released, what's the response to it been like so far? [...]
With the recent passing of Jimmy O'Neill, Peteski over at This Isn't Happiness was kind enough to dig up this youtube clip of O'Neill in action on Shindig.
Parallel Lines: Visual Art, CBGB and Downtown Nightlife Thursday, December 13, 2012 New Museum, 235 Bowery, New York, NY 10002 7:00 pm Admission: $8 [...]
I still remember when I discovered them back in the 902s. I first watched "Wail" directed by Weird Al Yankovic and loved the band immediately. Judah Bauer, Russel Simins and Jon Spencer met in 1991 in New York and formed the band, that would make history in the music universe and would become a big [...]
Earl "Speedo" Carroll - RIP
From the NY Times today, The Smith Tapes : "...more than 100 interviews with rock stars, artists and assorted radicals recorded from 1969 to 1972 by Howard Smith, a longtime writer for The Village Voice. They have now been cataloged and packaged for the digital era as “The Smith Tapes” and will be released in monthly batches over the next year. The first, with John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Lou Reed, Frank Zappa, Mr. Clapton and others, comes out Tuesday through Amazon’s MP3 store and next [...]
Keith Richards by Philip Townsend . Via .
“We’re hoping the weather will clear up but honestly we won’t mind that much if it doesn’t. We love to play in Brisbane because the crowd always makes a point to make it a really great show. In fact, I think Brisbane is probably one of our favourite places to play.” These are some of the first words I exchange with Nic Weaver, lead singer of DEEP SEA ARCADE , who are currently one of Australia’s biggest musical exports and have received worldwide acclaim for their unique, dynamic sound. Joining [...]
Crystal Seagulls bill themselves as a new London-based four piece Brit Rock band whose music holds a mixture of the infectious sounds of the Sixties, the swagger of the Nineties whilst simultaneously paving the way for a whole new style of music. Brave words but do they live up to their swag? [...]
Source . Headline inspired by The Jam .
Its easy to get cynical about marketing & corporate pandering to specific demographics, but once in a while it gets done right. Fred Perry recently commissioned Don Letts for a series of six short films about the mostly Fred Perry-friendly UK youth subculture(s) of the last 60 years. In other words, while including teds, there are no goths or psychobillies...Not only are they entertaining, they're educational! Check out the entire program here: fredperrysubculture.com and watch the films below (Continued after the jump ):
De naam doet anders vermoeden, maar U.S. Girls is toch echt Megan Remy in d’r eentje. In 2008 begon ze thuis met microfoons, een kapotte drummachine, cassettedecks en een reel-to-reel tape recorder te rommelen. Inmiddels zijn we een aantal sterke platen verder. Vorig jaar kwam ik al nauwelijks van mijn verslaving aan U.S. Girls On KRAAK af; een doorbraak zat in het verschiet. Met de promomachine van het FatCat label nu achter zich, ligt de wereld aan haar voeten. Terecht, want haar nieuwste, GEM genaamd, is opnieuw een pareltje. [...]