Aberdeen City

Here’s something from a new band out of Boston called Aberdeen City. They’re releasing their first full length ìThe Freezing Atlanticî on October 25 and it’s produced by Nic Hard (The Bravery, The Church, Jesse Malin). The pulsing guitars at the beginning of the song takes me right to a live show, even though in…

What’s Happenin?

Remember that show What’s Happening? I didn’t grow up watching the original series but instead the  reruns (and a character by that name too) on after school in 80’s. Why am I bringing this up? Don’t know really but it seemed like an appropriate seguey for these posts where I introduce a bunch of great…

Heroes of Switzerland

Heroes of Switzerland: At first, it’s a thunderstorm of guitars and drums, and then that voice, semi-distorted, breaks in.  The vocals are more subtle than the instruments, but the music is layered in such a cool way that it’s okay.  The first thing I wanted to do when I planned writing this review was to…

A Mixed Bag

A lot of new great music has come my way, again.  After watching Scorsese’s American Masters tribute to Bob Dylan, I became somewhat nostalgic (it’s not like I’m old enough to remember the music of early America, but maybe nostalgia is something that comes with growing up in America? A connection to our mythological past?)….