Archive: April 6, 2008 - April 12, 2008

The Two-Minute Man, Episode 20: Final Edition

We've reached the end of the line for the Two-Minute Man. It was a good run, but if I hear that Jack Johnson song one more time ... well, I might actually start to like it. We'll give it a final send-off when I break out the Excel spreadsheet for...

By David Malitz | April 11, 2008; 5:58 PM ET | Comments (5)

Six Questions For ... Wye Oak

Andy Stack and Jenn Wasner, normal people in a Baltimore band. A year ago there was no Wye Oak. There was just Monarch, a Baltimore duo consisting of Andy Stack and Jenn Wasner, who self-released an album of shimmering folk-shoegaze called "If Children." As the Charm City was gaining...

By David Malitz | April 11, 2008; 1:32 PM ET | Comments (0)

Yesterday Was April 8...

So I listened to some Nirvana. It's an annual tradition, my way of marking the day we learned of Kurt Cobain's suicide. Yesterday's selection was a choice bootleg: Halloween, 1991, Seattle's Paramount Theatre. It was Nirvana's homecoming show after the first leg of the "Nevermind" tour, right as the band...

By David Malitz | April 9, 2008; 10:31 AM ET | Comments (12)

Getting Crazy with Monotonix

Just a hint of the chaos that is Monotonix. Monotonix (listen) has to be seen to be believed. And once you see them, you'll likely be a believer. The Israeli garage-punk trio is unlike anything you've ever witnessed. Unless, of course, you have seen a band fronted by a...

By David Malitz | April 8, 2008; 11:56 AM ET | Comments (1)

 

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