Dante Vs Zombies fill that space in L.A. music previously occupied by bands like Sparks, Deadbeats and Suburban Lawns, who smashed out ferociously iconoclastic songs that matched perfectly only the bizarre soundscapes inside their own minds. I sat down with a bowl of vegetarian chili, a few bottles of beer and Dante himself. This interview by Frankie Alvaro.
July 30th, 2012 · No Comments
May 14th, 2012 · 1 Comment
Geronimo’s vocals are a marriage of Karen O and Toni Basil. The twang of Andrew Scarborough’s guitar is evenly matched with the tight drumming of Michael Rudes. The A-side is tenacious, but just when you think you have this band pegged as another lo-fi beach band, they turn you on your ear with the flip side of the disc, “Shot on the Spot.” As if they were blown straight off the wind-swept ponderosa of a Sergio Leone flick, Raw Geronimo deliver their own spaghetti western strut. Laena’s sultry lyrics hypnotize, a fine effect, while her bandmates synthesize the grandeur of a Man With No Name epic to a tight clip just shy of three minutes.
March 17th, 2012 · 1 Comment
Last night’s show was pretty incredible at Emo’s East. I grabbed Kid Congo Powers for a short interview after his set, when he’d visited the food truck and was at his most compliant. First question, my friend Sue wants to know: why are you gay and so good-looking? KCP: Aren’t all gay men? Why am [...]
February 7th, 2012 · 5 Comments
L.A. RECORD is deliriously delighted to present the planetary premier of “Role Play,” the new video from Raw Geronimo’s 7″ of the same name. Chloroforming has never seemed so adorable! Thrill to this high-test new wave and grab a copy of the single from Neurotic Yell here!
January 26th, 2012 · 1 Comment
Download: Raw Geronimo x Total Wreck Mixtape [Audio clip: view full post to listen] 1 – Kings Of The Wild Frontier – Adam and the Antz 2 – Janitor – Suburban Lawns 3 – This Town Ain’t Big Enough For The Both Of Us – Sparks 4 – Adult Books – X 5 – Vitamin [...]