Monday , September 27 2021


El Shout Out

The talking over the music all night long part would get on my nerves, otherwise it’s coolness, amigo: In droves, the young Mexican men crowded around Fausto Salazar at the nightclub, whispering softly in his ear or handing him poetic notes, as cumbia melodies whirled in the air around them. …

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Green Day – Warning

Green Day lived the irony of being real working class punks from the wrong side of the San Francisco Bay, who became labeled by cooler-than-thou punkers as “inauthentic” after the tremendous success of their third album, Dookie. Barely out of their teens, singer-guitarist Billy Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt, and …

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Brazos!! (or something)

Check out Cindy Chaffin’s ripsnorting new site. There are concert reviews, interviews, gig listings (for Texas, or course), and Cindy’s thoughts on such things as VH1 hosting a show about bands in prison: not playing in prison, bands made up of prisoners, like murderers and rapists and child molesters. …

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Queens of the Stone Age Concert Review

Ben Ratliff reviews QOSA show in NY Times: Queens of the Stone Age make disjunctive rock ‘n’ roll: it’s as loud and nasty as a band can be, while remaining a chilly experience. The reason is Josh Homme, the group’s guitarist and principal singer and songwriter, who once performed the …

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