• Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    The Quakes' Paul Roman on New Lineup, Getting Deported, and Psychobilly in the '80s

    Melissa Fossum​ In spited of limited commercial success, The Quakes are one of the most influential bands in the tatted up, creepers-and-pompadour subgenre psychobilly. The band formed in Buffalo, New York in 1986 and relocated to London shortly thereafter, where they established a reputatio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    The End of Idolator

    ‚ÄčIs there anything more ridiculous than finding yourself upset by a change in management on a music blog? No one seems to managed to stay employed in one place anywhere for long, so Maura Johnston's three year run at Idolator (starting with the site's founding) was bound to come to an end eventual ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 28, 2009

    California Grrls

    Band brings slice of L.A. punk scene to the Valley

  • Music

    January 8, 2004

    Cellblock Salsa

    Obie Bermudez, Jerry Rivera, and Vico C bring an unfiltered prison consciousness back to Puerto Rican pop