Tag Archives | rock

Play Me: “Native Dreams” by Rose Windows

Some forty years past the movement’s hey day, psychedelic rock can still thrill. Witness “Native Dreams,” the new track by the recent Sub Pop signing, Rose Windows, for example. By the time the band’s debut finishes its rounds on the internet, vocalist, Rabia Shaheen Qazi will assuredly tire of the Grace Slick and Jefferson Airplane [...]

Play Me: “Evil Things” by The Black Angels

There’s the back to basics single, and then there’s the Black Angels’ “Evil Things,” the second track released from their forthcoming album, Indigo Meadow (4/2). Tone-wise, the low-end, head-crush of the opening guitar riff sends one immediately back to 2006′s “Black Grease,” one of the Austin-based, psychedelic rock band’s earliest singles. While the guitar melody [...]


Maston (Frank Maston) is a California-based multi-instrumentalist. He recently released his first proper album, Shadows on Trouble In Mind. Maston played all instruments on the album (except for the harp, played by Ana Caravelle).
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Play Me: “Pentacostal” by Mark Lanegan and Duke Garwood

Having previously teamed with Isobel Campbell and Greg Dulli on separate projects, grunge survivor, Mark Lanegan is no stranger to the collaborative album. His latest effort, however, an album recorded with English bluesman, Duke Garwood, may have you heading for google as you hit play. Garwood’s name doesn’t come with much recognition on this side [...]

The Rockometer: Honeys by Pissed Jeans

                Pissed Jeans Honeys Sub Pop For the target audience — Male, thirty-something, office worker, and educated in classic punk, early Sub Pop and AmRep Records, Pissed Jeans’ Honeys will resonate like few other records released over the past five years. As Matt Korvette growls, about management, health [...]