The Dead Milkmen were a special band to many in the '80s. While there were those that gravitated toward underground punk music with an aggressive edge and political bent, there were some of us who weren't all too upset with our parents and didn't identify with the standard punk uniform of the ... More >>
Photos by Nikki MillerThe Beach Boys
July 31, 2011
The year is 1993, 30 years after the birth of John Stamos. My best friend Amy and I are sitting in her family's basement rec room, arguing again.
Amy is pro-Beach Boys. I'm pro-Beatles. And we're each anti- the other. I ... More >>
It's been a week filled with Low-related news. Not only did Robert Plant swoop into town and cover not one but two of the Duluth slowcore band's songs, but they released a new video starring John Stamos that's been rippling throughout the blogosphere. It's all good timing, too -- Low just release ... More >>
Let's do some logical accounting. John Stamos is known for being debonair, rich, and occupying some suburban gray area between non-threatening and "rock and roll." The band Low is known for being blue, hushed, emphatically north-shore, and maybe a bit insecure. If my almost-passing grade to intro ... More >>
Last week? Last week was so several days ago. At this point - polishing off that third mug of crap, employer-subsidized coffee, valiantly procrastinating last week's leftover to-do items, beating yourself about the head and face to stay awake - you probably can barely remember what your name is, ... More >>