Tag Archives: Tom Johnson

Interview with The Sadies Drummer Mike Belitsky on the Band’s Newest Album

Gord Downie, The Sadies, and The Conquering Sun is a self-titled collaboration of Gord Downie and The Sadies. This recent release represents six years of partnership between the two Canadian artists….

The Only Playlist You Need to Ace Your Exams

It’s the end of the semester and you’ve hit the wall…hard. You’ve been watching Hulu and perusing YouTube for the last couple of days because the homework has stopped, but…

The Afghan Whigs, Do to the Beast

Though I’m not a fan of bands being reincarnated, it sometimes makes me happy when they are. The Afghan Whigs broke up in 2001 for what seemed like good, due…

Timber Timbre, Hot Dreams

Tweet Album artwork is often the first part of a new album that an artist is able to show you – you have to see the album in order to…

Tokyo Police Club, Forcefield

Tweet There were four long years of silence in the wake of Tokyo Police Club’s last album, Champ. That curiously long quietness gave vocalist and bassist Dave Monks plenty of…

The Blind Pig Hosts Miniature Tigers, Bear Hands, and Total Slacker on 3/20

Tweet I am going to start with honesty: I didn’t know much about Miniature Tigers or Bear Hands when I walked into the Blind Pig last Thursday night, and I…

Real Estate, Atlas

Tweet At this point in their career, I was not expecting much from Real Estate. Their first two albums, Real Estate and Days failed to grab my attention in any…

Wake Owl, The Private World of Paradise

Tweet When I choose to review Wake Owl’s first full length album, I had no idea what I was in for. The Private World of Paradise is like nothing else…

NO, El Prado

Tweet They call themselves NO, and I say…YES! But did you notice the hesitation in my voice? I love indie rock—it is the reason I like to write about music….

Thumpers, Galore

Galore wants to meet you, and it wants to meet NOW. The debut album of the British Indie alt/pop band, Thumpers, is best compared to your friend’s overexcited labradoodle that,…