Corridor’s music is dense, in a good way, full of virtuosic instrumentation that is played deliberately dark. This is not lightweight pop. He’s the only cellist in rock and roll whose performances are worthy of playing air cello to.
January 22nd, 2012 · 2 Comments
October 2nd, 2009 · No Comments
I always have time for another festival, especially an indoor festival at the soon to be dear departed Knitting Factory, so I was psyched for Longhair Illuminati on Sunday. There were over 15 bands in the three KF rooms, including a few of my favorites, so I figured I was good for four or five [...]
July 20th, 2009 · No Comments
The Monolators are America’s greatest midnight band, who always make it worth staying up all night. I look forward to their closing sets, because they play straight up, balls out garage-punk-pop better than anyone on the eastside OR the westside. I realized going into their set that there was a sixty-percent chance that my badly stubbed toe would be broken (it was) by the end of the night, with an even greater likelihood that one of the Monolators would destroy some equipment (they did). It’s a real shame that they can’t clone the Monolators seven or eight times so they can close every show (at least in the eastside clubs) every night of the week.