Pitchfork’s review of the new Franz Ferd album (7.3): More so than stoking the band’s current commercial prospects, Tonight is an exciting record for what it could potentially spell for Franz Ferdinand’s future– from here, you could just as easily imagine the band further exploring electro-house productions, or stripping their sound down and making a […]
http://youtube.com/v/zs5kvCY22uc #6 in my “Bands/Artists from the 90s Whom I Miss Most” Known widely for their theme (“Having an Average Weekend”) and incidental music for the Kids in the Hall show, SMOASP made three of the best – maybe the best ever — albums of surf-rock. And I’m counting the Ventures, Dick Dale, and the […]
http://youtube.com/v/aSZKlAAUfR8 #7 in my “Bands/Artists from the 90s Whom I Miss Most” Did the Whigs make it out of the 90s? If they did, I decree it false. “Up In It” ought to be played in full at the next ATP. Marcy Mays (Scrawl! I miss thee also!) breaks my heart anew with this one […]
http://youtube.com/v/DX0WiCJEnUA #8 in my “Bands/Artists from the 90s Whom I Miss Most” list For those of us who saw them live, nothing needs to be explained. Not for kids.
http://youtube.com/v/imZN26YwhM0 #9 in my “Bands/Artists from the 90s Whom I Miss Most” list. I recall tenuous connections to MBV and Aphex Twin for these guys, could be wrong.
http://youtube.com/v/jzGRcPA4A1Q #10 in my “Bands/Artists from the 90s Whom I Miss Most” list. I think one of these guys is in SunO))) now “Bear Catching Fish” was a stunner of an album, but Slint got all the press
until I saw this. Someday, I’ll recall all the shows I’ve seen there.