Tag Archives: Frank Cass

The Spirit of Occupy: A Pete Seeger Eulogy

My review of the newest Bruce Springsteen album really pissed me off.  Maybe you read it and maybe you didn’t, but if you did you may realize there’s a distinct…

Bruce Springsteen, High Hopes

Your boss walks out of the front office, sauntering along in his starched blue shirt with a white collar. His swinging paisley tie looks as stupid as his smug gait….

House Party Folk Band Bennett Takes the Show

When a Badger Senator hits the road, it’s mostly a blur of caviar and fart jokes—good art comes with a particular smell, you know? But this time around, we decided…

The Waxies Play The Pyramid Scheme, Grand Rapids, MI

The Irish Punk Rock scene is built on an homage to simpler times and  working class hardships. Even as this escapism isn’t truthfully applicable to many of today’s Gen Y…

The Killers, Make “Direct Hits” Compilation

We’ll have one hell of a Gen Y “Best Of” list whenever Badger Senate gets around to it. Suffice to say, The Killers will be very seriously considered, if not…

John Mayer, Paradise Valley

Dear generic, lemming of a high school-aged top 40 fan, it isn’t often we have a sit down like this, so I understand if you’re about to feel really uncomfortable….

Lord Huron, Lonesome Dreams

It’s a trend I can’t exactly find the source of—the un-ending pool of reverb, the pop-folk charm, the beards.  It seems there’s no shortage of groups that grab at these…

The Tallest Man on Earth, There’s No Leaving Now

“The Next Bob Dylan”: a title often bestowed but only half as much earned. Offered up to Neil Young and others, it’s a title that seems to suggest mostly potential rather…

The Pistolbrides Play the Festival of the Arts

There’s a new age rock genre in the making, and it’s not often that it works out for the best. They produce classically great jams with understated melodies and a…

Old Crow Medicine Show

Corn liquor and blow aside, the hard rockin’ hill folk charm of the Old Crow Medicine Show has been chuggin’ along for 10 years strong.  Thanks to a top 40…