Tag Archives | rock

Osca – Illume

Osca’s sophomore offering is everything its title suggests: bright, uplifting and inspiring.

The Rockometer: Manipulator by Ty Segall

      Ty Segall Manipulator Drag City   With such an impressive discography assembled at such a short time, Ty Segall was the last rocker I would expect to make the rookie mistake of confusing studio budget and studio time with permission to go ahead and record a 17 track, almost 60 minute album. […]

The Rockometer: Brill Bruisers by The New Pornographers

      The New Pornographers Brill Bruisers Matadar Records   By definition, a supergroup, like Canada’s New Pornographers, should be fun. A supergroup is an opportunity for friends to get together and make music free from the same kind of expectations placed on their main projects. Yet, despite the pedigrees of Carl “AC” Newman, […]

” .. and I’ve been Jack White.”

Jack White covered two hours of ground on his second night at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. With a clean haircut, some new looking muscles and a bruised, rolled ankle from the night before, Jack came out in a flurry — hard, heavy and full of moxie. He rang off hits, from tracks off the new best-selling vinyl Read More