Whitehorse @ Crescent Ballroom|11/27/12I don't know any Whitehorse songs, but then again, I don't know any Whitehorse songs. Allow me to explain. Over the summer, my editor assigned me to cover a sludge metal band from Melbourne, Australia called Whitehorse. As the band name isn't very creative, it ... More >>
Yucca Tap Room
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
I feel I should mention this is the first show I've ever worn earplugs to.
Why? Because as three of my friends can demonstrate, the dangers of tinnitus are very real, you guys! Also, because nothing would help me from being such a Nancy boy in t ... More >>
In the midst our daily humdrum of going to work, eating, and sleeping, it can be very easy to overlook one of the most important things in life: Partying. Luckily we have someone like Andrew W.K., who has based his life and career on the concept of "partying," expanding its definition and celebratin ... More >>
Bob Log III and friend.You've got to be one bad, weirdo mofo for King Khan, leader of The Shrines, 1/2 of King Khan and BBQ show (before duo went bust), and about a thousand other obscure soul-funk-garage releases, to dedicate a whole song to you.
But that's exactly what's going on with "Bo ... More >>
We came across this dainty and delightful print from artist Amy Borrell of Cake With Giants. Based in Melbourne, her work is whimsical and invites you into her magical world of pastel colored watercolor and pencil illustrations.
Amy BorrellLeft: Borrell's "How to Set a Table." Right: Close-up imag ... More >>
After spying a new-ish show this weekend on The Cooking Channel called The Urban Grocer, we followed the young traveling foodie to her blog where Caitlin Zaino featured a pop-up concept called Eat with Me.
Based in Australia, Eat with Me is a social networking site dedicating to h ... More >>
Cut Copy - ZonoscopeOn February 8, Australian indie/synthpop band Cut Copy will release their third full-length, Zonoscope. The album signals a new direction for the boys from Melbourne -- gone are the synth-driven, hyper-energetic songs from 2008's brilliant In Ghost Colours, instead repla ... More >>
Flooding in Queensland, Australia is bringing about plenty of benefit concerts, according to Spinner.While artists like Keith Urban and Mos Def are shuffling around some tour dates to work around the flood, other artists and promoters are putting a more positive spin on the disaster by organizing ... More >>