Father John Misty @ Stubb’s – 4.24.15

Father John Misty @ Stubb’s – 4.24.15

Ed. Note: Oh, man. This friggin’ guy. The kids, they friggin’ LOVE this friggin’ guy. Padre Juan Brumoso. It’s a good name, I’m not gonna lie and the woozy folky smirk and wry bombast he delivers...

Sam Cohen – Cool It

Sam Cohen – Cool It

So Peter Coyote (who I always confuse with Eric Roberts who I also think is Jason Robards) was on the Leonard Lopate show the other day to promote his new biography about drugs, violence and the...

Charles Bradley / Junk @ The Roxy – 4.19.15

Charles Bradley / Junk @ The Roxy – 4.19.15

Ed. Note: The Screaming Eagle of Soul is a man in demand of intimacy. He stinks of it. Sweats it. Bleeds it. Howls it from the gates of hell to the highest mount in the heaven...

The Hate My Day Jobs @ Leftfield – 4.23.15

The Hate My Day Jobs @ Leftfield – 4.23.15

Miss M. doesn’t much like anything except for Beatle boots, BabyCakes, Rwandan puppies and me (sometimes) but goddamn if she isn’t shit hot for The Hate My Day Jobs. And I can’t really say that I...

Faith No More @ The Warfield – 4.20.15

Faith No More @ The Warfield – 4.20.15

Hot on the heels of last night’s sold out gig (which one die hard in the audience proclaimed was “the best show [he’d] ever seen”), Faith No More didn’t skip a beat for their second night...

Father John Misty @ Stubb’s – 4.24.15

Father John Misty @ Stubb’s – 4.24.15

Ed. Note: Oh, man. This friggin’ guy. The kids, they friggin’ LOVE this friggin’ guy. Padre Juan Brumoso. It’s a good name, I’m not gonna lie and the woozy folky smirk and wry bombast he delivers on I Love You, Honeybear is some full-on gopher bait (Mr. Callahan was more...

Review by Maggie Boyd
Sam Cohen – Cool It

Sam Cohen – Cool It

So Peter Coyote (who I always confuse with Eric Roberts who I also think is Jason Robards) was on the Leonard Lopate show the other day to promote his new biography about drugs, violence and the noisy transcendence from the culture of strange, oppressive white privilege to Zen, I think....

Review by Charles
Charles Bradley / Junk @ The Roxy – 4.19.15

Charles Bradley / Junk @ The Roxy – 4.19.15

Ed. Note: The Screaming Eagle of Soul is a man in demand of intimacy. He stinks of it. Sweats it. Bleeds it. Howls it from the gates of hell to the highest mount in the heaven and has since well before El Jefe and I were even so much as...

Review by Big Ben
The Hate My Day Jobs @ Leftfield – 4.23.15

The Hate My Day Jobs @ Leftfield – 4.23.15

Miss M. doesn’t much like anything except for Beatle boots, BabyCakes, Rwandan puppies and me (sometimes) but goddamn if she isn’t shit hot for The Hate My Day Jobs. And I can’t really say that I blame her. The band’s new jam, Mouth on Fire is that rare thunder clap...

Review by Charles
Faith No More @ The Warfield – 4.20.15

Faith No More @ The Warfield – 4.20.15

Hot on the heels of last night’s sold out gig (which one die hard in the audience proclaimed was “the best show [he’d] ever seen”), Faith No More didn’t skip a beat for their second night at the Warfield. Though the band hasn’t toured in five years, they greeted the...

Review by Todd Sipes
Coachella – Weekend 2

Coachella – Weekend 2

Photos and words by Natasha Aftandilians Coachella–what began as a festival showcasing alt-grunge bands and electronica over a decade ago has evolved into a strange gathering of disparate acts and people that’s too random to successfully pin down with a label. The last two weekends saw reunited rock legends, surprise...

Review by Natasha Aftandilians
Skinny Lister – Down On Deptford Broadway

Skinny Lister – Down On Deptford Broadway

Down on Deptford Broadway, the second full length from London’s Skinny Lister, hits hard with a perfect blend of catchy, rowdy pub sing-a-longs and beautiful folk ballads. Sometimes with both styles featured on the same track. Think rich folk and the sea chantey sounds of The Pogues mixed with the...

Review by Carlos Zerzan