Fucked Up Dose Your Dreams Merge Fucked Up have a problem. That problem is simple, their distinctive sound comes from Damian Abraham’s voice. Abraham has dominated Fucked Up from the getgo in 2001, the founder and leader...Read More
Calvin Johnson A Wonderful Beast K Records Calvin Johnson is the central component to the music scene in Olympia, WA. Long before Seattle was the boomtown of grunge, and long after that star faded, Olympia has been home to a...Read More
Cypress Hill Elephants on Acid BMG For many of my generation, Cypress Hill formed a key component of the soundtrack of our youth. For me, the first time I heard their ‘How I Could Just Kill a Man,’ I was hooked. ...Read More
We live in dark times globally. White supremacy is on the rise in ways not seen since the 1930s. The environment is dying. Democratic Turkey is looking increasingly dictatorial. Before Emmanuel Macron’s victory in...Read More
Paul McCartney Egypt Station Capitol Here is something I never thought I would say: I really like Paul McCartney’s new album. I grew up on the Beatles, my mom, my dad, and my stepfather were all fans, but of different...Read More
Mudhoney Digital Garbage SubPop Earlier this year, Mudhoney celebrated their 30th anniversary, commemorated with the live album, LIE (Live in Europe). It’s kind of mind-boggling to think they’ve been doing this that...Read More
Idles Joy As An Act of Resistance Partisan For my money, the best band in the world right now is Idles. A collection of working-class louts from Bristol in the UK, they make essential, vicious post-punk noise. Their 2017...Read More
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