New Music Friday—Some Fresh Pop and Resurrection from the Underground

Duster – Duster One of the most influential indie rock bands of the ’90s Duster are releasing their first official album in 19 years. Long overdue, the new album still sounds like a classic Duster release — filled with spacey and slowcore songs, but sounds trippier than anything they did on Stratosphere or Contemporary Movement. … More New Music Friday—Some Fresh Pop and Resurrection from the Underground

Weezer’s ‘Black Album’ is an Underwhelming Attempt to Sound Fresh

Last summer, I left a Weezer show early because not only was it the absolute worst concert I have ever been to, but I thought to myself, if I wanted to see a middle-aged man have a midlife crisis, I could just go home and see my dad. A show mostly comprised of a bunch … More Weezer’s ‘Black Album’ is an Underwhelming Attempt to Sound Fresh

Adrian Belew’s Solo Venture on ‘Lone Rhino’

After seeing David Byrne this past weekend, I listened to every Talking Heads album I owned on vinyl. Hearing the quick-paced, choppy guitar riff in “The Great Curve” off the innovative “Remain in Light” (1980), reminded me of the guitarist playing “Stay” alongside David Bowie in 1978, on the German television program, “Musikladen.” When looking … More Adrian Belew’s Solo Venture on ‘Lone Rhino’