Photo: Brooke BullardIn this week's Rough Mixes entry focusing on Napalm Death, we only printed highlights of Tom Murphy's recent conversation with Barney Greenway. The two of them actually had a fairly extensive conversation in which Greenway discussed the influence of My Bloody Valentine and other ... More >>
Photo: David WaldmanFucked Up, Mustangs & Madras, Guns N Rosa Parks
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Better than: The G.G. Allin documentary.
Right off the bat let's dispense with two things. One: Fucked Up is an
awful name for a band. Two: If you are going to name your band Fucked
U ... More >>
The February 4 profile "Fucked Up Pushes Punk Into the Future By Understanding the Past" is pretty hefty -- nearly 1,400 words. And yet it only uses a small portion of the quotes offered by Fucked Up frontman Damian Abraham during a sprawling, wide-ranging and hugely entertaining conversation that ... More >>
Photo: Tom MurphyHot Congress Show 1: The Jim Jims, Lil Slugger, The Pseudo Dates and Vitamins
Friday, January 30, 2009
Moe's Original Barbecue, Denver
Better Than: A bill where a random group of bands is thrown together.
Opening this show was the Jim Jims. I'm not sure what I was expecting, but i ... More >>
The Ideal Fathers have a fresh, danceable, well-crafted take on post-punk. They have a freshly recorded, yet-to-released EP that's damn good. What they don't have is a drummer, and that's holding them back from capitalizing on those first two things, which is a shame. Their longtime drummer recentl ... More >>