Rocking Out in Burque
Three chances to find that fine, fine music
Show Up! has the deets on a trio of shows.
A Tradition of Experimentation
An interview with Jeff Kaiser
August March talks to Jeff Kaiser about avant-garde music.
Totally Mild Down Time · The Woolen Men Temporary Monument · Sage McKay Bottle it Up
This week we listened to The Woolen Men, Totally Mild and Sage McKay.
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. …