Out today on Upset The Rhythm: Second album New Love from L.A. band Former Ghosts, which is Freddy Ruppert (This Song Is A Mess But So Am I) with friends Jamie Stewart (Xiu Xiu), Yasmine Kittles (Tearist) and Nika Roza Danilova (Zola Jesus). Last album Fleurs was unflinchingly intimate--a b ... More >>
The Doctor Will Spritz You Now: Xiu XiuDear God I Hate Myself is the latest provocation from Xiu Xiu, the San Jose band formed by Jamie Stewart and assorted collaborators (former Xiu Xiu agit-prop includes albums called Knife Play, Fabulous Muscles and Fag Patrol, songs with titles like "Ian ... More >>
Cold Cave, Former Ghosts, and Abe Vigoda at Eagle Rock Center For The Arts, Dec 4.
On Friday night, Cold Cave fans leaning on the stage were violated like prisoners by the crowd forcing itself upon their backs. Somehow, though, they held their position just as destiny holds its keepers. While thin ... More >>