Gear Review by Mark Ruffolo
The Cult turns the House of Blues in Orlando into the House of Good Mojo, not only delivering a killer set themselves, but allowing for Florida fans to get their first taste of a brand new stage of Against Me.
Ladyworld is a fem Lord of the Flies that leaves you pondering.
Kitty in the Tree manage to sound instantly familiar and completely fresh all at the same time. How do they do it? Well, according to frontman Orion Simprini, they’re aliens! Ian Koss discusses time travel and the fine art of waiting tables with this incredible extra-terrestrial.
The Applicators fill the void of estrogen heavy punk bands that seemed to have all but disappeared after the ’90s wave of riot grrrls faded out. Jen Cray called up Kristina (bass) and Erica (guitar) to talk about being an American band from Texas, and scientific experiments for cash.
Speaking with vocalist Vice Cooler and guitarist Steve Touchstone of the undefinable trio of XBXRX, Jen Cray got them to talk about the brilliance of Kill Rock Stars, recording with Ian Mackaye and Steve Albini and how their live shows have resulted in permanent scarring.
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Among the upper echelons of ska and reggae masters, perhaps only the late Bob…
Extremely moody, and depending on your state of mind, either unnecessarily de…