CrucialFest Day Three Recap @ Area 51 and Urban Lounge...
Festivals where there is a large number of bands—with an equally large number of influences and references—causes the brains in most writers to melt out of their noses. … read more
The Hunter: UZALA Track Down Aficionados Across the Globe
I had been listening to UZALA’s recordings online for three days by the time I was speaking on the phone with guitarist and vocalist Chad Remains to get the resolute details of his experience with this band, a proxy for doom. While traversing a sunny community garden, I could feel the weight of introspection speaking to me. Not unlike the physical scene I was part of, Remains was warm but with a shroud of gloom. In preparation for their upcoming Bar Deluxe show on July 14, I grilled him with some questions about his perspective on the last five years as a band. … read more