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2011 Stories by LAINNA FADER

Archives: 2011
  • Thrice Announce Indefinite Hiatus

    published December 1, 2011

    Dustin Kensrue of Thrice announced that after 13 years of playing together, the Irvine-based, experimental,... More >>

  • Nick Waterhouse's R&B Revival

    published December 1, 2011

    Nick Waterhouse is a purist who just wants to make R&B records the way they used to, and that's exactly what he did with his self-produced,... More >>

  • The Black Lips Go Slick

    published November 10, 2011

    When Atlanta garage punks the Black Lips went into the New York City studio to record their latest, Arabia Mountain, they brought with... More >>

  • Austra Turn People On With an Electric Feel

    published November 3, 2011

    Katie Stelmanis was supposed to be an opera singer. Classically trained since she was a kid, she joined the Canadian Children's Opera Chorus... More >>

  • Thee Oh Sees Are Not From OC

    published October 27, 2011

    After ending a nine-year relationship in the U.K., Brigid Dawson wound up working in a café in San Francisco, where she met John Dwyer.... More >>

  • Man Man In the Dark

    published October 20, 2011

    When you look at the seemingly celebratory title of Man Man's fourth album, Life Fantastic, you might imagine things are going pretty... More >>

  • Jerry Only Brings the Misfits Back From the Grave

    published September 29, 2011

    There are two kinds of Misfits fans: those who fiercely argue the seminal horror-core band died when then-leader Glenn Danzig split in 1983 and... More >>

  • Sean Hayes Is Easy to Root For

    published September 15, 2011

    Ever since his days in Greensboro with the early-'90s folk-grass champions Boys of Blue Hill, Sean Hayes has had one of those voices you... More >>

  • Cut Chemist's possession obsession

    published August 11, 2011

    Lucas MacFadden first recognized his instinct to collect things when he was 9 years old and saw a James Bond soundtrack sitting on a... More >>

  • Thao and Mirah Say, 'Sad People Dance, Too'

    published June 16, 2011

    Growing up in Falls Church, Virginia, a city so small it makes nearby Arlington look cosmopolitan, you pick up inspiration where you can. And... More >>

  • The Buzzcocks: Possessed by the Spirit of '76

    published June 9, 2011

    When Steve Diggle met Pete Shelley over a drink at a Manchester Sex Pistols gig in 1976, he felt the world change. A few months before, he'd... More >>

Archives: 2011