I’m generally not a fan of top x album of the year lists (cause the ones I see on other blogs ignore the massive amount of incredible releases on small labels as well as awesome self-released records) but I decided to do one anyway. Lots of beats and garage rock and most of them are [...]
Fitz and the Tantrums
December 31st, 2010 · 1 Comment
November 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment
Fitz and the Tantrums make soul music that actually sounds like soul music and deploy the same kind of flamethrower personality on stage that Sharon Jones uses on the front row every night. Singers Fitz and Noelle Scaggs met us at KPCC, just one studio down from Carly Fiorina, to discuss sweat, blisters and the underpowered applause of America’s middle class. This interview by Chris Ziegler.
April 20th, 2010 · No Comments
photography by Carlton Beener The Specials returned to Los Angeles Thursday, April 16 for their first full U.S. gig in 29 years. The almost original lineup (sans Dammers), while a little more grey, were in top form. The crowd was a mix of young and old, many younger than the songs they were there to [...]