I was trying to describe the excellent new album by The Men, Open Your Heart, to a friend the other day.
"It's sort of post-punky, with some elements of alt-country, but there's also this hardcore element," I stammered. I realized I was kind of being kind of an idiot: Open Your Heart is a rock alb ... More >>
Mike Viola is one of those guys you've heard a hundred times and not realized it. He's the vocalist singing "That Thing You Do" (from the 1996 film of the same name); his '90s band The Candy Butchers scored serious buzz along side his friends Fountains of Wayne; he's written songs for Get Him to ... More >>