Don’t you just love those times a seemingly random trail of decisions leads to your discovering a really good band?

I decided to head to Wikipedia, to see what became of Coalesce. I know they had a reunion about ten years ago, and assumed they vanished again, as quickly as they reemerged. I was right. However, while reading that, I clicked onto the page for their vocalist, Sean Ingram. And while there, I read thatContinue reading “Don’t you just love those times a seemingly random trail of decisions leads to your discovering a really good band?”

Zeal and Ardor – Devil Is Fine

I don’t even know what to make of this. But I stand corrected. In my last post, I suggested rock music (though still occasionally very good) didn’t really have anything new to say. I was wrong. Take “Come on Down”, a track by Zeal and Ardor, which seems to pretty much be a gentleman byContinue reading “Zeal and Ardor – Devil Is Fine”

Algiers – The Underside of Power

Stay calm, throughsilver; just write. Write, without proclaiming your need to do so. Just write about the album you told Dunc to buy, without having heard it yourself. That was a good recommendation: you just knew it was exactly what he needed to get on this trip to the UK. You can name this articleContinue reading “Algiers – The Underside of Power”