Articulating The Limbs
Blues-rock revival gets hyper-local
Lizzy Von Stange chats with bluesy rock and roll duo The Limbs about classical training, musical influences and touring aspirations.
Big in South Korea
Danceable Americana duo unveils debut album
Jim Phillips reports on banjo-pop project Todd and the Fox’s stateside album release.
Plenty of Doubt
Racist video mars old band's return to relevance
Marisa Demarco meditates on the many reasons why No Doubt’s “Looking Hot” video is racist and highly offensive.
Prince Rama Top Ten Hits of the End of the World · Bomba Estéreo Elegencia Tropical · Dinosaur Jr. I Bet on Sky
This week, we listened to Prince Rama, Bomba Estéreo and Dinosaur Jr.
Flyer on the Wall
Gallup / Burque Gallop
This week’s Flyer on the Wall allegorizes the power of community-powered radio and announces a joint birthday party for KNIZ 90.1 FM and Small Engine Gallery.
Courtesy of the Artist
The English Beat • ska
Here's a brief on a band with three names, but unlike Eliot's bunch, these dudes are not a coterie of cats. At home across the pond, they're known as the Beat. In the land down under, kindly refer to them as the British Beat. Here in 'Merica, we call them the English Beat. But no matter what you call them, this estimable ensemble that still includes founder and guitarist Dave Wakeling—but not vocalist Ranking Roger—was partially responsible for the upsurge in popularity that two-tone ska saw on both sides of the Atlantic during the '80s and '90s. …