What if I told you about a great rock band from the East coast of Northern Ireland? A high-energy, power trio that drew from influences like The Jesus Lizard, Big Black, Husker Du, and Joy Division. If you know me,
This is by no means the typical rock documentary, in any way, shape, or form. Maybe it’s the subject: the always curious, never-stationary shark moving through creative waters, shape shifting, image changing dynamo that is David Bowie. There never was,
The Canadian pop titans known as The New Pornographers are back with Continue As A Guest, their Ninth studio LP. Recorded during the pandemic, leader AC (Carl) Newman is fully in charge of the songwriting duties, with singer Neko
The Hold Steady return for their ninth studio LP as they reach their 20th anniversary as a band. They describe this LP as “ten narrative songs about people trying to survive in this modern age,” and I would agree that’s
It is hard for me to believe that this record, released in 2003, is twenty years old. It seems like yesterday when the Postal Service’s Give Up was released, but time moves inexorably faster when you’re older, I suppose.
Adrienne: I have had insomnia since I was an infant.
My latest sleep trick is falling asleep to YouTube videos on the iPad. While I usually fall asleep listening to English lessons, the algorithm somehow throws in
Secret Monkey Weekend are a unique band from Durham, NC that I have been following for years. This family band is led by Dad Jefferson Holt, guitarist and singer, with his two stepdaughters, Lila (the youngest one) on drums and
This was my first visit to Smiley’s in Easley, and I was pleasantly surprised by this club. Holding a spot in the downtown area, the club was a standard rectangular box with a small triangular stage up front in the