Austin's Woven Bones is serious about rock and roll, and makes no bones about its love affair with the more primitive aspects of drums, bass and guitar. Taking cues from the lo-fi aesthetic of the garage underground and post-punk pantheon, the band runs its cacophonous brand of minimalist hip-shake through the filter of a bevy of shoegaze progenitors, adding a dreamy luster and wicked feedback sheen. The result is gargantuan and simplistic, crushingly loud and exceedingly melodic, comfortingly familiar and disconcertingly caustic — everything that makes rock and roll so damn vital in the first place. We tracked down frontman Andy Burr to discuss the platonic nature of rock music, Pink Floyd... More >>>