Jon Solomon THE APPLES IN STEREO With Fol Chen 10.22.10 | Bluebird Theater Apples in Stereo frontman Robert Schneider has described the band's latest effort, Travellers in Space and Time, as "retro-futuristic super-pop," a tag which could just as easily be applied to some of the band's ear ... More >>
Tom Murphy WARLOCK PINCHERS Cap'n Fresh and the Stay Fresh Seals • Murder Ranks • Dressy Bessy 08.06.10 | Gothic Theatre | Night One Because some of its shows are so absurd, it's hard to tell if Cap'n Fresh and the Stay Fresh Seals is some kind of a comedy act or not. You can't help but ... More >>
Bailey FergusonRecalling the frayed pop sounds of New Zealand indie-rock bands of the '80s and the angular, contorted psychedelia of Pavement, Pacific Pride has always focused more on quality over quantity. Beginning in 2004 after the dissolution of the original lineup of the May Riots, Pacific P ... More >>
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Tony Rock proves it runs in the family.
A moving tale from the Apples in Stereo.
Sound Go Round
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Denver's Dressy Bessy dress down the cynics with a dose of infectious ear candy.
Unknown bands can't expect much from SXSW, just ask the Czars' Chris Pearson.
Two years ago they took over their city. Since then, things have just gotten curiouser and curiouser.
Dressy Bessy makes pop music that doesn't fall far from the Apples' tree.
ITS FAMOUS NIGHTSPOTS ARE UNDER THE GUN--AND THE ECCENTRIC CITY OF GLENDALE IS STARTING TO SOBER UP.CLEAN SWEEP A BUTTON-DOWN MAYOR IS WIELDING HIS CLOUT--AND TINY GLENDALE'S WIDE-OPEN WAYS MAY BE ABOUT TO CHANGE.
THE APPLES GET SET TO REAP THE FRUITS OF THEIR LABORS.