There are plenty of second acts in punk rock life. Most of them involve shitty bands, personal reinvention, religious conversion, and/or more shitty bands. But, for Mark Trombino -- the Drive Like Jehu drummer and world-class producer of everything emotional hardcore -- that second act is donuts. H ... More >>
Monday, December 31 Redd Kross, The Melvins ALEXANDRIA HOTEL Despite the myriad achievements of the human race throughout history -- moonshots, pyramids, penicillin and the late-night food truck -- one never-realized dream haunted civilization: getting Redd Kross and The Melvins to play on the same ... More >>
Also, Eleni Mandell, Endermen, The Lions
See also: Record Store Day 2012: Our Comprehensive Guide to Steals and Deals, Free Grub and Live Performances Listen, we're sure you're a crate-digging ninja and your vinyl collection is a wonder to behold. And we're sure you've been talking everyone's ear off all week about how you're gonna clean ... More >>
photo by J. HettwerGayBiGayGay One last post about the 2011 edition of SXSW: In its 6th year, the SXSW spin-off Gay Bi Gay Gay Fest packs in enough merrymaking and debauchery to hold everyone over until Gay Pride in June.
Also Lady Gaga, Frazey Ford, Whispertown 2000, Ludacris and others
You read the first few lines of the press release, see the words "Steve Wynn," "Dream Syndicate," and "classic" album, and think, Oh, awesome, Days of Wine & Roses! But, wait, the press release goes on: Wynn, former leader of the Dream Syndicate, and his current band the Miracle 3 will commemora ... More >>
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Covering the clubs
The intersection of art and decibels
The untarnished code of Chris D.
...Some MTA officials have had the audacity to refer to the new coaches as "clean diesel." There is no such thing as "clean diesel," only dirty diesel and less dirty diesel. Both produce cancer-causing emissions...