The Bangles

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    Top 10 Reissues and Compilations of 2012

    2012 is at its end, and just like I did last year, I thought it would be good fun to try and recap the reissues and compilations I couldn't seem to get off my phonograph this year. So here they are: The 10 reissues and compilations I dug most in 2012. See also: - The 10 Most WTF Moments of 2012 - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    Kickstart The Lost Album by Elton Duck, L.A. Power Pop Band Featuring Micki Steel of The Bangles and Mike Condello

    See also: The Psychedelic Pop of Mike Condello Remembered With Two New Releases When we were working up our 100 Songs That Defined Arizona list, one name was mentioned more than any other by our readers and consultants, and that name was Mike Condello (1946-1995). Known best for his work on The Wal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Top Five Songs About Mondays

    Wikimedia CommonsSusanna Hoffs of The Bangles: She wishes it was Sunday, 'cause that's her fun day.​Well, here we are again. It's Monday morning, we're all back at work (if we're lucky), and we've got those beginning-of-the-week blues. Over the years, many songs have been written about the firs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Warpaint: The Fool

    ​This one's for the ladies, compliments of LA all-female quartet Warpaint.Today marks the release of their stunningly cohesive debut album The Fool. Six years in the making, The Fool maps out the band's penchant for all things Joy Division. Well, actually their take is a smidgen more upbeat, thoug ... More >>

  • Music

    December 3, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 25, 2008

    A fake AC/DC and other bands we love that you’ll loathe

    By Clay McNear Why are tribute bands so maligned? By definition, they lack original thought, but most make up for it with suicide-bomber zeal. Not to mention pride of craftsmanship. As someone who used to play "Smoke on the Water" and "We're an American Band" in a shitty junior-high band, I can tel ... More >>

  • Music

    November 29, 2007

    Light My Menorah

    Imagining a rock star Hanukkah

  • Music

    March 16, 2006

    Slowly, Stroke Them

    Rock phenoms graduate from it-band status

  • Culture

    February 10, 2005

    Oh, the Horror

    There's a new take on a classic soundtrack

  • Music

    November 21, 1996