Album Review: AT THE DRIVE-IN in•ter a•li•a

Posted by | May 12, 2017

Much of in•ter a•li•a comes off like a band making a concerted effort to cast off accusations of bloat and indulgence in their former projects, typically by keeping things brief and uptempo, a textbook example of an aging group trying to prove they can still rock out just as fiercely as the generation that supplanted them. This works intermittently but definitely does work.

| May 12, 2017

Album Review: CRYSTAL FAIRY Crystal Fairy

Posted by | February 21, 2017

Whether you’re a fan or not, it has to be recognized that there’s no band like the singular, shape-shifting force of musical nature and what guise the duo of Roger “Buzz” Osborne and Dale Crover are going to take is always unpredictably up in the air. Take that irreverence and have it fronted by the multi-faceted performance art approach of Le Butcherettes’ Terri Gender Bender, add Omar Rodriguez-Lopez from At the Drive-In/Mars Volta, a musical polymath in his own right, and…

| February 21, 2017