Local Reviews: Pretty Worms/Plastic Furs

Local Reviews: Pretty Worms/Plastic Furs
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With “Comet Tail,” you can hear Trisha McBride’s vocals a little more clearly in the mix of bright bass and thick sonic distortion, and her ranting drone is an excellent fit for Pretty Worms. It’s a little slower and much less noisy than their other material, but as a stand-alone track, it rocks with the best of them. While the familiar, yet still unsettling vocal loops play on, the drums keep a snappy, danceable beat.   … read more

Contributor Limelight: Chad Kirkland

Contributor Limelight: Chad Kirkland

As one of our newest photographers, Chad Kirkland appeared right under SLUG’s nose when he moved into his studio next door in July 2011. … read more

Local Reviews: The Beginning At Last

Local Reviews: The Beginning At Last
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The Beginning At Last are a quartet who combine the basic musical styles of metal and hip hop. The resulting sound on No Music No Life is pretty much what one would expect: scratching vinyl over trilling distortion and synth lead over bellowing shouts.  … read more