Tag Archives | rock

Moving Pictures: “Radio” by Nude Beach

“Radio” is another refreshing cut from the Brooklyn, straight-up, no slashes and no dashes, rock band, Nude Beach, and like its predecessor, “Walkin’ Down My Street,” it largely succeeds because it doesn’t strive to be anything it’s not. This is American rock music in the tradition of Petty and Mellencamp and The Boss, Bruce Springsteen, [...]

Moving Pictures: “Sleepwalkers” by Moon Duo

When Moon Duo introduce “Sleepwalkers” from their forthcoming album on Sacred Bones Records (out 10/2) with a little help from chief yogi, King Khan (of King Khan and the Shrines), and a small school of aerobics dancers (or, are they American Apparel models, it’s so hard to tell sometimes), one word comes to mind — [...]

The Rockometer: Sun by Cat Power

Cat Power Sun Matador Have you ever thought to yourself, “Hmm…That Chan Marshall of Cat Power has the sexiest voice — smoky, seductive, wavering with emotion.  I bet it would be even better auto-tuned.”  Or, has this one crossed your mind? “Sure Marshall can sing, but can she rap?”  You can find those answers, as [...]

The Rockometer: Playin’ in Time with the Deadbeat by Slug Guts

Slug Guts Playin’ in Time with the Deadbeat Sacred Bones Not for sporting events, hipster dinner parties, or finely choreographed marriage proposals, Slug Guts’ Playin’ in Time with the Deadbeats is a dirty and dastardly, rather unnerving exploration of the seamier side of town with snare drums like sheet metal, guitars like shards of broken [...]

The Liminanas

The psychedelic/pop revival continues on with The Limiñanas. This French pop duo, consisting of Marie Limiñana on drums, and Lio Limiñana playing pretty much everything else, including vocal duties (other vocals provided by guests), have their genr…