I actually saw The Giraffes play here in Connecticut in the early 2000’s. They were on a package tour were with equally like minded bands that mixed punk and hard rock that played the Webster Theater. Nobody showed up. It wasn’t their fault, they were fantastic, but most decided to sit at home rather than… Continue reading Album Review: Flower of the Cosmos by The Giraffes
Since forming this project in 2014, Cleveland born and bred garage rock vet Lamont “Bim” Thomas (a.k.a. Obnox) has released about seven records of genre busting garage punk/funk/hip hop mayhem. What’s even more impressive is the fact that he keeps to such a hectic release schedule and keep such a high level of quality. Each… Continue reading Album Review: Obnox’s Bang Messiah
The debut EP from garage rock duo NYDTyson is irreverent at times and relaxed at others. If You’re So Smart, Why Are You So Sad? experiments with meter, dynamics, and effects to create a paradox befitting of the album title. My favorite track was “Who Cares?,” a slow number with some nice bass grooves that kick in… Continue reading EP Review: NYDTyson’s If You’re So Smart, Why Are You So Sad?