Category: Pop

Los Angeles punk greats Flesh Eaters playing new tunes

How difficult could it be to capture lightning in a bottle a second time? That was the reasoning behind “I…

4 days ago

Your Smith says things Caroline Smith wouldn’t

Somewhere out there in the ether floats a mixed and mastered album that encompasses two distinct musical identities of Minneapolis…

6 days ago

Mother Mother’s Ryan Guldemond not served by ‘total abstinence’

Mother Mother bandleader Ryan Guldemond — sensing himself sliding into drug-fueled debauchery two years ago — stopped taking all stimulants…

6 days ago

Ashlee and Evan get a little help from EWF’s Verdine White

Jessica Simpson’s punky kid sister Ashlee Simpson is a survivor. After her trajectory for a 2004 debut disc “Autobiography” was…

1 week ago

Spacehog’s Royston Langdon goes solo

Ex-Spacehog frontman Royston Langdon’s December trip to his hometown, Leeds -- which also happens to be the name of his…

2 weeks ago

Amen Dunes’ ‘Freedom’ inspired by dark times, film

It’s taken him 12 years, but gritty R&B stylist Damon McMahon thinks he’s achieved a tangible level of sonic perfection…

2 weeks ago

Songstress Vienna Teng tackles the environment at her day job

Saratoga-bred keyboardist Vienna Teng doesn’t technically have a new album to promote — just her beguiling fourth effort from 2013,…

3 weeks ago

Les Claypool teams with Sean Lennon for psychedelic delirium

Primus bandleader Les Claypool admits that he just can’t help it -- his annual year-end concerts in The City are…

4 weeks ago