In 2009, we heard rumblings from a number of groups in our Bands That Aren't There Anymore file.
by Aaron Jentzen | January 07, 2010
The EP includes a track entitled "The Joy of Dane Cooking," comprised entirely of manipulated samples from Dane Cook's 2005 comedy album Retaliation.
by Aaron Jentzen | December 24, 2009
Good Brother Earl sounds more exploratory now than on 2006's straight-ahead Perfect Tragedy; "it feels more relaxed," agrees singer Jeff Shmutz.
by Aaron Jentzen | December 10, 2009
Perhaps the most telling song on the album is "Scarves and Stripes," an affirmation of awkward-but-natural suburban uncool and a wry send-up of "hip indie rockers."
by Aaron Jentzen | November 26, 2009
While the guitars remain fairly heavy and saturated throughout, the band largely avoids the morass of doom and gloom that swallows so many post-grunge rock bands.
by Aaron Jentzen | November 12, 2009
"We need to raise $2,400 for this guy to keep his basses while he undergoes chemo."
by Aaron Jentzen | October 29, 2009
Best of luck to all concerned -- have a great time while the rest of us burn with envy.
by Aaron Jentzen | October 15, 2009
Barenaked Ladies, of all people, beat everyone to the punch in 2005, releasing an album with lots of extras, "incredibly low priced at $29.98."
by Aaron Jentzen | October 01, 2009
"I was going for a deep, heavy mystical kind of feeling. Something that could put dancers in a trance."
by Aaron Jentzen | September 17, 2009
Rather than strumming plastic controllers to get an idea of what it feels like to be Sir Paul, Pittsburgh cover band The Elliots have found a more direct way to get in on the action.
by Aaron Jentzen | September 03, 2009
"I just decided to bang on every door and call every contact that I'd ever made, and really give it a try."
by Aaron Jentzen | August 20, 2009
Imagine you're a hot, accomplished 21-year-old working in music in NYC, and your dad is former Steeler Craig Bingham. You are -- especially to a Pittsburgher -- the shit.
by Aaron Jentzen | August 06, 2009
Anyone with an iPhone could plug into an interface at the front of the stage and "play" along with Good Night, States.
by Aaron Jentzen | July 23, 2009
"The unfairness is right in the audience's hands, which I think it great."
by Aaron Jentzen | July 02, 2009
Forsythe has mined his own history to forge a unique Northern honky-tonk mythos.
by Aaron Jentzen | June 18, 2009