Friday, October, 19 Crocodiles, The Soft Pack The Glass House Two new bands–“new” as in they post-date the Feelies and the Psychedelic Furs, respectively, even if they've both been around for a couple years–with two new albums on which they make some perfect new choices and deliver us some excellent new songs. LA's Soft Pack makes […]
So often when singers from across the pond do their thing, their native accent is buried in the music. But Frightened Rabbit singer Scott Hutchinson (of Scotland), doesn't lose that wonderful slang. With songs about swimming until you can't see land and other inspirational hipster platitudes, this band rocks an uplifting, lush and layered sound. […]
Frightened Rabbit Oct. 15, 2010 House of Blues Anaheim When the curtains opened at the House of Blues Anaheim Friday, the audience was greeted with four spot lights on an otherwise pitch-black stage, which created a holy glow worthy of the next coming of Christ. Seeing Frightened Rabbit live is like having a beer in […]
Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit: 'I'd Just Sit With a Guitar and Mumble Syllables Til I Get it Right'
On weather and art: It's been nice to see sunshine [in California]; it's very different from Scotland, and weather does affect the way you make music. Scotland is an indoor country, and music and art is an indoor activity. There's an effect on temperament; people say there's a darker side to the Scottish, a pessimism. ] […]
James, aka not a one-hit-wonder from the slew of Brit pop bands in the '90s, is performing at the House of Blues in Anaheim on Tuesday. We are giving away a pair of tickets. We're also giving away a pair of tickets to Frightened Rabbit's Oct. 15 show at the same venue. ] Apparently James […]
It looks like Thursday's Icelandic volcano eruption is causing a few of Coachella's European acts to cancel their performances. Bummer. ] In the last several hours it's been reported that Scottish band, UK rockers the Cribs (scheduled to play today), Bad Lieutenant and Frightened Rabbit (both scheduled for tomorrow) have experienced flight cancellations due to the dangerous amounts of volcanic ash in the air, […]