RSS
ShowOTWF

June 28, 2017

0 Comments

Show Of The Week

In a weird turn of events, my SOTW is actually next week, but since it falls on a Monday and that Monday precedes a holiday, I’m rolling it out right now.  You get it?  I sort of do.  Anyways, go see STRFKR at Emo’s!  Since you (more than likely) don’t have to work on Tuesday, [...]

Continue reading...
hero_Baby-Driver-2017-1

June 27, 2017

0 Comments

Movie Breakdown: Baby Driver (Noah)

Pre-Screening Stance: Even if The World’s End was (at the time) the Edgar Wright movie that I connected with the very least, he is still one of the great directors working today. And if he wants to make a movie about an iPod listening getaway driver trying to escape the crime game, well, then I’m [...]

Continue reading...
cr

June 27, 2017

0 Comments

Cloakroom

Want to get lost in something today?  If yes, then get ready to love Cloakroom’s first single off of their upcoming album, Time Well (due August 18).  It’s big and shoegazey and it will just swallow you up.  I’m very excited to hear more from these guys.  Enjoy.

Continue reading...
baby-driver-image-3

June 26, 2017

0 Comments

Movie Breakdown: Baby Driver

Pre-Screening Stance: Baby Driver looks like it’s going to be a real winner.  Not that this is in any way surprising, as it was written and directed by the one and only Edgar Wright.  That guy is just the best. Post-Screening Ramble: I can’t say that Baby Driver is as great as anything in Edgar [...]

Continue reading...
Homegrown F

June 26, 2017

0 Comments

101X Homegrown Podcast

Here’s the latest 101X Homegrown.  Enjoy. A. Sinclair – Just Remind Me Sweet Spirit – The Power Alex Napping – Living Room The Sour Notes – Ride It Out Big Bill – Stand Still Summer Salt – Candy Wrappers Magna Carda – Angela Bassett Ramesh – The King The Dan Ryan – Guidance Julia Lucille [...]

Continue reading...
generationals

June 26, 2017

0 Comments

Generationals

I’ve been steadily checking out the singles that Generationals have released this year, but until Mythical (today’s track and the fourth in the band’s series) none of them had really caught my attention.  I’m guessing I just like that it sounds like old Generationals. The band hasn’t yet announced a new album, but I’m assuming [...]

Continue reading...
Raised Eyebrows F

June 23, 2017

0 Comments

Raised Eyebrows: 2017 So Far (Randy)

2017 is looking pretty, pretty, pretty good thus far for records. Ambient music is having a true renaissance, some artists are making pure statements and others are successfully treading new ground. So let’s take a look at the some of the best releases thus far in 2017, shall we? 1. Hayden Pedigo – Greetings From [...]

Continue reading...
filthy

June 22, 2017

0 Comments

Filthy Friends

Sleater Kinney’s Corin Tucker, R.E.M.‘s Peter Buck and Bill Rieflin, Minus 5′ Scott McCaughey, and Fastbacks’ Kurt Bloch are Filthy Friends, and they’ve just announced their debut album, Invitation (due 8/25).  As you may recall, I shared a couple of their tracks back in April.  Below is the LP’s first official single.  It’s a rocker [...]

Continue reading...
ShowOTWF

June 21, 2017

0 Comments

Show Of The Week

This week there’s a show that I’ve been excited about for a bit now, and it’s Magna Carda’s Good Friday (Part 5) at the Mohawk.  Presented by 101X Homegrown Live (that’s my radio show!), it also features Bobby Sessions, Zeale + NGHT HCKLRS (as Blastfamous USA), Kydd Jones and DJ Charlie.  It’s going to be [...]

Continue reading...
transformers-the-last-knight-gets-a-uk-poster

June 21, 2017

0 Comments

Movie Breakdown: Transformers: The Last Knight

Pre-Screening Stance: There’s not a single part of me that believes Transformers: The Last Knight is going to be worth my time.  With that being said, I really feel like Michael Bay and Co. have to eventually get one of these right.  They just have to! Post-Screening Ramble: I try to avoid labeling things as [...]

Continue reading...
washedo

June 20, 2017

0 Comments

Washed Out

It’s Tuesday, so let’s do some dancing!  To help set the mood I’ve got the latest from Washed Out, who have a new visual album, Mister Mellow, coming on June 30.  The song is a house-ish effort meant to explore “Millennial malaise.”  You can think about what that means while moving those hips.  Enjoy. —

Continue reading...
Homegrown F

June 19, 2017

0 Comments

101X Homegrown Podcast

Check out the latest 101X Homegrown.  Enjoy. (NEW) Big Bill – Stand Still A Giant Dog – Sleep When Dead (NEW) The Sour Notes – Ride It Out (NEW) A. Sinclair – Just Remind Me (NEW) Jerk – Socotra Magna Carda – Angela Bassett (NEW) Blastfamous (Zeale + Nght Hcklrs) – Not Your City (NEW) [...]

Continue reading...
dizzee-rascal-space-920

June 19, 2017

0 Comments

Dizzee Rascal

Back when I was in college I really loved Dizzee Rascal’s Fix Up, Look Sharp.  It’s a totally ridiculous song, and I put it on a lot of mixes because it would always got a fun reaction from people.  Throughout the years since then I haven’t listened to Mr. Rascal all that much, but I [...]

Continue reading...
rough-night

June 16, 2017

0 Comments

Movie Breakdown: Rough Night

Pre-Screening Stance: There hasn’t been a single Rough Night trailer that’s made me blow air out of my nose, but I also haven’t seen anything that’s made me roll my eyes and sigh.  I guess this means I’m feeling like there’s a chance it’ll be good.  If it isn’t, something something about getting to look [...]

Continue reading...
cw

June 15, 2017

1 Comment

Chelsea Wolfe

This morning I spent some time with the new song from The Killers and its awfulness drove me to wanting something heavy and raw.  Enter Chelsea Wolfe!  She just announced her sixth album, Hiss Spun (due 9/22), and put out a glorious rocker of a single called 16 Psyche.  I’ve already listened to it four [...]

Continue reading...