Tag: Tyler Broyles
Omar Souleyman’s joyful Syrian wedding music? Now there’s a great reason to get out of the house – and when Richard In Your Mind is opening the night, it makes it that much easier.
For a decade, I’ve stewed on the question: “Where does doom metal go from here?” Too many doom bands have records about dragons, wizards, devil women and bongs, backed by thick, viciously slow, down-tuned riffs with the occasional motorbike sample. These things make it fun, but something new is needed to save the genre from stagnating.
Chuck D once said “Radio – suckers never play me!” – but they sure will play Seth Sentry. He raps about scuzzy sharehouses and pretty waitresses and comes off like Public Enemy’s polar opposite. Seth isn’t about to fight the power, but he does show off some mic skills to a sparsely populated room.
[MUSIC: Live Review] Future Of The Left, Dead Farmers, Yes, I’m Leaving @ Annandale Hotel, Thursday December 8
It’s a hefty risk naming your band Yes, I’m Leaving, but I end up staying for the entire set. This band is a musical time machine that lands you in Nirvana’s Bleach era; a time where the loud/soft dynamic was still unabused and flannies were fashion. Once I manage to curb my cynicism I’m left [...]
Future Of The Left Polymers Are Forever Remote Control ***1/2 In high school my English teacher tried to strangle the smart-arse kid in the class. What drove him to violence was not just the kid’s obnoxious sarcasm, but how he used his perceptive, cunning intelligence to get under people’s skin. If you admire that type [...]