doyoulistentogrindcore? A Review

As someone who doesn’t know a goddamn thing about grindcore, I was outside of my element reviewing David Carradine’s latest release.  My comrades and I watched Bones on mute while listening to the untitled album, a split CD with Indonesian band Ah-!!!.  The sixteen frenzied tracks were a fitting accompaniment to scenes of decaying bodies… Continue reading doyoulistentogrindcore? A Review

“New” Music for the New Year — Jessie’s Picks

  It’s a bit incongruous with most of the bands I end up in, but I love folk music. Here are some locals I recommend: The String Fingers Band — This Easton folk outfit just released their second album, Don’t Forget.  Voted “Best Bluegrass Band” by Fairfield County Weekly readers for the past two years,… Continue reading “New” Music for the New Year — Jessie’s Picks

August Music Notes

By Jessica May Every so often, it’s time for a random music column. Here goes: New Haven rockers Beijing sent Alternative Control their EP to review — see, Twitter is good for something after all. It’s Not So Simple was recorded this summer, only months after the band formed. To be honest, I’m hooked. “Glitch”… Continue reading August Music Notes