To Burque, With Love
Jenny Invert delivers dark, operatic pop
We chatted with Jenny Invert’s Sam Miller about stamps, philosophy, music, Seattle and Mike Watt.
Check out the debut of our A/V Reducer column, wherein we meditate on and muse about music videos.
This week, we listened to Bat for Lashes, Godspeed You! Black Emperor and The Soft Moon.
Music to Your Ears
Whether you’re into punk, folk or thrashcore, Music to Your Ears has you covered.
Flyer on the Wall
In the Wake
This week’s Flyer on the Wall hypes both a mixed-media photography show and a corresponding concert at The Kosmos.
Image courtesy of Epitaph Records
Descendents • Radkey • Hagfish • punk
Now, on the other hand—and as opposed to your parent's music which you claim to have no knowledge of whatsoever—you probably have heard of the Descendents. The quartet from the beautiful yet threatening beach is ripping it up at Sunshine Theater on Friday, Nov. 16 at 8pm. The band claims rights to a lineage of punk rock from the OC and surrounding area that pretty much branched off from hardcore units in the early '90s to produce a more pop-flavored, personally emotional form of the genre. Their brand of music heavily influenced monstrosities like Jimmy Eat World and Blink-182 as well as perhaps birthing the ultimate in abysmal entities, a thing we'll call emo for the sake of convenience. But before they did profound damage to millions of Californios and as-of-then unborn potential rockers, they did produce some pretty epic songs. Besides that, their front man, Milo Auckerman and his compadres, Bill Stevenson, Karl Alvarez and Stephen Egerton are probably responsible for thousands of totally sick skateboarding injuries over the years due to turned out tuneage like “Myage,” “I'm Not a Loser,” “Cameage,” “Uranus” and my all time favorite, “Clean Sheets.” Just 27 bones gets you in to this 13+ gig. Fuck it dude, life's a risk.