Tag Archives | rock

Ultimate Painting

I can’t help but think of The Velvet Underground during the opening seconds of “Ten Street” (below), one of Ultimate Painting’s ten standout tracks from their debut self-titled release. The VU-esque noodly guitar and head-boppi…

The Rockometer: 77 by Nude Beach

      Nude Beach 77 Don Giovanni   While the album title, 77, may suggest the golden era of punk rock, Nude Beach’s behemoth, 18 song, 70+ minute effort actually pays homage to a different Rock ‘N’ Roll tradition — That of the American bar rock band. That old practice of men working for […]

Cancers

I’m a huge fan of the early 90′s grunge music/Seattle scene. Bands like Mother Love Bone, Mudhoney, Soundgarden, Skin Yard, Nirvana and Screaming Trees where my life through the end of high school and my early adult life. So when Cancers&#…

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