Monday, October 8The Black Keys
Very rarely does a musical duo produce a sound so dynamic and soulful that listeners mistake them for a quin- or quartet, but that is exactly the mistake one makes when first hearing the Black Keys. The Ohio band comprised of Dan Auerbach (guitar, vocals) ... More >>
For almost three decades now, Massachusetts-bred alt-rockers Dinosaur Jr. have been pushing the limits of amplifiers, instruments, and themselves. Their signature sound -- a synthesis of heavy distortion, multifarious melody, disconnected, lethargic vocals, and blistering solos -- has acte ... More >>
FYF FestLos Angeles Historic State ParkSeptember 2, 2012See Also:*Interview with FYF Founder Sean Carlson*5 Great Reunited Bands at FYF 2012*Octomom performs at FYF? WTF?Expanding a music festival to two days can be a lofty, even risky task. It's twice the work, twice the amount of bands to keep hap ... More >>
See Also:*FYF Fest Two-Day Line-up Announced*The Growlers Announce New Album Release* Pacific Festival: The Dunes AnnouncedPlenty of people tend to associate FYF Fest with bands that will soon be filling their iPods with fresh sound for the fall. This year, its lineup of subterranean, local and ... More >>
"What I want from each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area."
-- Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive
You don't have to spend much time at South By Southwest to know that all of the above building ... More >>
Andrew YoussefDinosaur Jr.
December 12, 2011
Last night's Dinosaur Jr. show at Costa Mesa's Samueli Theatre was a three-part affair, each of which seemed slightly out of place in the upscale-but-welcoming Segerstrom Center for the Arts digs. Opening act Pierced Arrows put on ... More >>
Andrew YoussefSatuday Night: Dinosaur Jr., Earthless at the Detroit Bar, Costa Mesa; June 20, 2009.Better than: Going to Guitar Center in search of the perfect fuzz pedal.Download: Stream the whole new album on their MySpace.Speak softly and have six Marshall amplifier cabinets behind you. My hearin ... More >>
Release date: May 1, 2007
J Mascis and Lou Barlow settle their long-running beef and record a damned solid Dinosaur Jr. album with original drummer Murph... for Fat Possum Records? In 2007? Yeah, right. Put down the crackpipe, junior. Oh, shit, it's true. Reality ju ... More >>