Eric Davidson

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  • 8 years ago | Local Wire

    Betty Davis spent the 1970s setting a towering standard for future freak-funk broads. Her strong come-ons in the growly vox department could still scare modern wanna-fucks back to the Stone Age. The brief, volatile relationship with her then-hubby...

  • 9 years ago | Local Wire

    American fans may have left this early-'80s Canadian postpunk originator for dead, but the band's cult in Europe hasn't waned, and it remains hallowed up north. NoMeansNo still tours annually in Europe, but it's been nearly six years since the ban...

  • 9 years ago | Local Wire

    The fourth release from Danish alt-pop stars Mew seems ripe for success in an American market currently embracing Coldplay/Keane epics and its indie flipside of slacker lullabies by The Shins and Rogue Wave. And the Glass Handed Kites opener "Circ...

  • 9 years ago | Local Wire

    What with all the Brian Jonestown mass o' curs barking around MySpace these days, getting all aflutter about a new "psych-rock" band is a task. Mainly 'cause most of these swirlers make it sound like a task, twisting the reverb button to "obvious"...

  • 9 years ago | Local Wire

    This furious five-piece came kicking out of Denton, Texas, five years ago as a rock-'em-sock-'em reaction to their burg's then-burgeoning prog-emo scene (see At the Drive-In). Despite some Fugazi guitar chops similar to their Denton peers, the Gam...

  • 9 years ago | Local Wire

    "No shoegazers here!" swoons Vibration singer Anne Fitzgerald on "Muscle Memory," the lead-off tune from this Brooklyn band's debut. Well, there might be a few boot-staring palookas in their audience, as most of Amarilla is raw, sauntering guitar ...