Hooray for food! Yes, we love food. We talk about it all day every day here on Chow Bella, but what exactly is Food Day?
In short, Food Day is about supporting clean, fair food through community-driven events and reenergizing the conversation on the same day, every year. The Center for Science in ... More >>
Shawn AndersonBest Coast singer Bethany Cosentino on stage at Clubhouse Music Venue on January 22, 2011.You know what record is severely -- "criminally," one might say if they were given to old timey rock writer sayings -- underrated? Hole's Live Through This. Some (a lot? a bit? -- I'm not exact ... More >>
The Holiday season can be a stressful time.
While it's meant to be the one time in the whole year that everyone is a little bit nicer and a little bit happier, certain things can make you just the opposite. If you're anything like me, you've procrastinated all year long and now ... More >>
Shawn AndersonBest Coast singer Bethany Constentino on stage at Rhythm Room on November 9, 2010.Best CoastRhythm Room, PhoenixNovember 9, 2010A comment left on my Facebook check-in at last Night's Best Coast concert at Rhythm Room:"Good luck listening to the same song with different lyrics over a ... More >>
"Oh yeah," Nathan Williams of Wavves leered as I introduced myself last night at The Rhythm Room. "You're the guy who wrote the article with the 'Wavves spits on a guy' headline." That wasn't the headline, exactly, but the article he was referring to clearly set the stage for an inter ... More >>
It's hard to take Wavves serious, but really, that's kind of the point. Everything about the project, the work of California "Weed/Beach Demon" Nathan Williams, comes across as tossed off: the scuzzy, no-fidelity sound of the records, the "So Bored" lyrical stance, the moronic misspelling of the ... More >>
Ah yes, the ever popular x-ray of Nathan Williams' broken wrist.Nathan Williams, the creative force behind Wavves, has been having an interesting last few months. There was the meltdown incident in Spain and the broken wrist. He released a new song, Mickey Mouse, a week ago and now he's announced ... More >>
As you might have picked up from my column last week, I think Wavves is one of the most interesting bands out at the moment. So I was pretty excited to read they've got a new song out, even if:a) They're still canceling shows due to Nathan Williams broken wrist.b) The song in question is called "Mic ... More >>