A Little Kiss for Freddy
By Captain America
Captain America waxes poetic about Freddy Raygun’s album release and Little Kiss Records.
Raime Quarter Turns Over a Living Line · Zs Zs Score The Complete Sextet Works: 2002-2007 · Father's Day I'll Tell You When You've Had Enough
This week, we listened to new albums by Raime, Zs and Father’s Day.
Flyer on the Wall
Meet the Monster
Terrific old ones lurk beneath the softly hued veneer of this week’s Flyer on the Wall.
Courtesy of the Artist
Franks & Deans • punk rock, rock 'n' roll • Shrewd • Punctured Muffler • Silent Crush • metal
By August March
At some point during the progression of meta-ultra-postmodernism, it was only natural that a band covering Rat Pack tunes revisioned as rambling ska paeans or blisteringly buoyant punk anthems based on the imbibing and love-making habits of dudes like Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin would rise from the rocanrol cauldron. Well it's 2017 and such has indeed come to pass. The name of the band is Franks & Deans. They've succeeded by inflecting the sweepingly romantic, sometimes melancholy and nearly always self-referential ditties of these post-war, pre-rock vocal heroes with good-natured rhythms and danceable guitar leads—as well as an updated fashion sense that seems to borrow more from ZZ Top's summer style guide than from Robin and the 7 Hoods—that adds affable nuance to legendary, mid-century American popular music. Band members Rob DeTie, Mike "Pip" Ullemeyer, Hoss and Sampson await your indulgence at Low Spirits on Thursday, Feb. 23, and the admission price of $5 sure as heck beats dropping “Three Coins in the Fountain.”
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