Robin Gibb of legendary psychedelic popsters-turned-disco kings The Bee Gees, has passed away at the age of 62.
If you first learned of Robin Gibb's deteriorating health from Facebook, it was through links to newspaper articles and not the usual reposting of YouTube music videos, in part because tr ... More >>
It's been a long time since The Secret Fox, Phoenix's brightest (only?) Guided by Voices tribute band took the stage. Like, over 10 years long.
"I'm not exactly sure of dates," says guitarist Jim Adkins (yeah -- that Jim Adkins). "But you could still smoke in bars, so it was a while ago."
But wi ... More >>
Yesterday our compatriots at Country Grind announced that heavy rockers Torche and Part Chimp will team for upcoming Chunklet-issued 12-inch record that finds Torche covering legendary lo-fi rockers Guided By Voices.
Torche have always been a metal band unafraid to embrace big pop sounds, and th ... More >>
The singer and guitarist for Jimmy Eat World is playing Tempe Beach Park Friday, September 30 as part of Fall Frenzy. It will be the last show of the band's year-plus long tour supporting their album, Invented.
When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the ... More >>
Zach Gabbard, middleWhen I listen to 3, the new album by the Cincinnati-based rock 'n' roll band Buffalo Killers, I like to imagine the band tearing down the highway, blasting sweet classic rock tunes on the way to some mythical backwoods gig.Speaking with bassist Zach Gabbard, who is joined by h ... More >>
Few bands are better suited to soundtrack a stiff drink and a contemplative stare than The National, who have been issuing literate, dark records for the past decade. High Violet, their latest, is another notch on their belt, full of powerful songs that combine their Midwest gravitas with New Yor ... More >>
Surfer BloodThe Clubhouse Music VenueSeptember 27, 2010Maybe you remember 'the bear thing' or 'the wolf thing,' those peculiar eras when seemingly every hotly-tipped indie band adopted one of those ferocious animals as a component of its name? Of course you do.Probably you've noticed we're curren ... More >>
Arcade Fire is an indie band. I don't say that just because they sound like an indie band -- though they do -- but because they're actually signed to an indie label.All three Arcade Fire albums came out on Merge, a North Carolina-based company that was started in 1989 so D-I-Yers Superchunk could ... More >>
Amazon takes their shot at indie rock's 100 greatest albumsThe fine folks over at amazon.com decided that the time was ripe to assemble a list of the best indie rock albums of all time. Indie rock is a genre either really easy to define or kind of confusing to define, but that sentiment did not hol ... More >>