Sometimes I begin to wonder what have I done with my life. I mean Iâ€™ve done some cool stuff, been to a lot of awesome places, and had a few drinks with some friends…but I sometimes wonder is there more to life than getting drunk.
I know that with most 18 year olds that spirituality isn’t a main concern for them… but I’ve been though too much to not think that there’s something besides like what we can see…..I honestly wonder about religions like Islam I mean like look at Muslims they are so dedicated to their faith that they will commit suicide for it… what Christian would do that? Continue reading “Musings on Buddhism and Islam by Danica.”
Erase Errata front woman Jenny Hoyston to release solo record on Southern. Continue reading “Former Erase Errata Member Releases New Album.”
Great Northern, California-born indie-rock band, receive accolade and tour. Yahoo! Music has selected California foursome Great Northern to participate in their Who’s Next? promotion. Continue reading “California Indie Band Great Northern Tour”
This is an interview that James McQuiston conducted with Steve Lieberman. Lieberman, the “Gangsta Rabbi”, released eir “Melancholia Falling” a few months back. Check out eir website at http://www.gangstarabbi.com .
When and why did you first get into creating music?
In 1968 I wrote something for clarinet and trumpet and played bass in some successful local rock bands til 1978.. the ‘modern age’ started in 1981 when i put the theory i had developed as a boy to the test. If you take a bass and distort it to the max and play double stops with fifth intervals you can be a solo artist without knowing the guitar. to this day i can’t play the guitar at all. Continue reading “Steve Lieberman Interview”
Evans Blue provide individual fans unprecedented access into their life. Continue reading “Evans Blue Give Us A Look at the Creative Process”
Check out this bit of information about Chthonic, perhaps Taiwan’s most well-known metal act. Continue reading “Taiwanese Metal Masters Chthonic Tour, Re-issue Classics”
Straight from the Punk Core PR machine, here is information about the current and upcoming tours of Punk Core bands. Continue reading “Punk Core Bands Go On Tour”
Galahad â€“ Live In Poland / 2006 MVD / 200 Minutes / http://www.musicvideodistributors.com /
Galahad has been around for over a quarter century, and for some reason, Iâ€™ve completely missed their contributions to the larger music scene. Apparently, Iâ€™m about the only one, as there are literally tens of thousands of websites chronicling their work over the past few decades. The band comes down in the progressive rock side of things, and they also seem to bring a high amount of value to their fans. This DVD, â€œLive in Polandâ€, has over 200 minutes (well over three hours) of footage for individuals to chew on. Continue reading “Galahad â€“ Live In Poland”
OST: 300 / 2007 WB / 25 Tracks / http://www.300themovie.warnerbros.com /
Pretty much everyone has seen 300 at this point. It is the story of the valiant Spartan army against the evil Persians; what individuals may not be immediately familiar with is the work of Tyler Bates. Bates, who composed the score to this movie, is best known for creating the soundtrack to movies like Dawn of the Dead and The Devilâ€™s Rejects. The subject matter is a little different, but Bates comes up with a score that fits the movie and the current period well. Continue reading “OST: 300 Soundtrack”
Videohippos â€“ Unbeast The Leash / 2007 Monitor / 12 Tracks / http://www.videohippos.com / http://www.monitorrecords.com /
The electro-indie rock of Videohippos reminds me of a coked-out reinterpretation of Neil Youngâ€™s Trans album. There is an earthy, natural progression to the track even as the synthesizer and electronic fuzz seem to paint a picture opposed to that. â€œTooth Subâ€ is the first track on the disc, and the bandâ€™s only fault at the onset of this disc has to be a little too much reliance on the same arrangements that were present throughout the entirety of the disc. However, the band flips the script for â€œThe Listâ€. The overall structure of the track is the same, but there is a little bit of a depressed and downtrodden sound to this track. Continue reading “Videohippos â€“ Unbeast The Leash”