As anyone who's ever started a garage band knows, you can get away with only knowing three chords and two basslines -- but if your drummer can't keep a beat, you're never making it out of that garage. Behind every great band lies an even greater drummer, and hidden away behind all those cymbals and ... More >>
Ex Hex | 7th St. Entry | Friday, October 24 Mary Timony isn't convinced that rock 'n' roll is dead. She's living, shredding proof that it's not. It was alive in the strange verve of Autoclave. It was alive in the unaffected sincerity of Helium, and it was all but kicking and screaming through each a ... More >>
Two is always better than one; that's why Minneapolis band Frankincense will release two albums at the CD release show on Thursday evening. As different as they can be, Oomph and To Be Seen show the growth of the band -- much like comparing two photos of a child and a teenager. On both albums, Frank ... More >>
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If a local CD falls into the retail bins, does it make a sound? Peter S. Scholtes reviews this month's batch of releases.