Dead To Me’s Stampede of the Unscreamed

Dead To Me’s Stampede of the Unscreamed
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“There’s all these things that we know about, that we should be talking about, but we’re not,” says Chicken, vocalist and bassist of San Francisco’s Dead To Me. While Dead To Me do touch upon common subjects such as war and homelessness in their songs, their takes on such subject matter aren’t your typical “elephants in the room.” “We’re interested in talking about the things that people shy away from, which are our emotions, our fears, our drives.” … read more

You, Me and The Devil: The Devil Makes Three

You, Me and The Devil: The Devil Makes Three
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Drawing from folk, hot jazz, all types of acoustic music and just enough edge to put punk on the list, The Devil Makes Three is a one-of-a-kind act that has been spellbinding audiences around the country. This drummer-less three-piece conjures up thoughts of Depression-era sting and jug bands, but remains relevant to the present day. I had a chance to talk to frontman Pete Bernhard about the genesis of such a band and where The Devil Makes Three fits in this contemporary music scene. … read more

Cooked With Love: The Black Lips Release Arabia Mountain

Cooked With Love: The Black Lips Release Arabia Mountain
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It was a windy afternoon in Austin, Texas during SXSW when I found myself sitting poolside at a swanky hotel with Cole Alexander and Ian Saint Pé of Black Lips in a cabana that was clearly marked as being reserved for someone else. “We like to come in and improvise. See, this was reserved,” Alexander says as he picks up the sign. “This was reserved for us.” … read more