Wes Eisold doesn’t like to do interviews because he doesn’t think he’s particularly good at communicating. “I don’t want to feel guilty when people invest in me,” he says. “I don’t want to let them … read more »
In this week’s Freak Scene, Jamie Johns says farewell (for now), demystifies the Summer of Suck and discusses new releases from Pop. 1280, Hot Guts, Cacaw and Nu Sensae. Check it after the jump.
June has now come and gone which means the year is halfway done, oof. This week I will be going through some of my favorite releases of the year that have not been covered in … read more »
Sometimes going to the record store can be a bummer. You feel unenthusiastic, there isn’t much on the new wall that intrigues you, and you leave disheartened. This happened to me recently but I managed … read more »
In this week’s Freak Scene, Jamie Johns reports from Austin, Texas, where she attended the Chaos in Tejas. For reviews of Bastard, Bastard Noise and other non-Bastard named groups, check after the jump.
Freak Scene has been sporadic in the past few weeks for a multitude of reasons, listed below. I am not trying to talk about feelings, just attempting to explain some obstacles I had to overcome … read more »
Expo 2010 is an enormous fair held from May to October to promote better living. That’s an oblique goal, and prior to this year the words “World Expo” had entered the minds of anyone but … read more »
In this week’s Freak Scene, after breezing through her senior thesis (!), Jamie Johns catches us up on three new sweet records by Stress Ape, Birds of Maya and Condominium.
In this week’s Freak Scene, Jamie Johns gives a roundup of three of her favorite groups of late after a brief break from the column. Check out extended riffs on Slices, Lamps and Locrian after … read more »