Tag Archives | rock

Play Me: “I am Mark E. Smith” by Fat White Family

Where the Fat Whites differ from similar instigators, like the Black Lips, for example, is that the jams actually have enough quality to enable a listener to look past all of the other distractions. These lads enjoy fucking with the familiar sounds of American garage, psychedelic rock, and country just as much they like fucking with the those still trying to figure out if this act is real.

Play Me: “Empty Faction” by Cult of Youth

  The line between being provocative and a tasteless asshole can be a thin one. Like Danish punks, Iceage, many have used the word fascist to describe the Brooklyn band, Cult Of Youth, and its leader Sean Ragon. As far as I know, Ragon hasn’t dressed up like a klansman for a music video, like […]

The Julian Casablancas and the Voidz 11-Minute Song Challenge

The Ice Bucket challenge is so yesterday. I mean, like pouring cold water over your head is such a challenge. I would have killed for cold water over the head as I was sweating buckets biking up the Rocky River reservation yesterday. On the other hand, listening to an 11-minute song by The Strokes frontman, […]

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