San Francisco Bathhouse Friday March 23
Nobody does epic, sweeping post-rock quite as well as Explosions In the Sky. I’ve had a real soft spot for these Texan guys ever since a friend introduced me to their last album, 2003’s The Earth Is Not A Cold Dead Place.
Gomez are coming! If you haven’t bought a ticket, hurry up and do it now. Because if this album’s anything to go by then the band should be in great form.
The Rakes first gained prominence with their infectious single ‘22 Grand Job’ but for whatever reason and despite backing from NME, their first album Capture/Release did not get the kudos that was expected.
God, was I relieved to hear Isaac Brock’s maniacal laugh.
New Plymouth, March 16-18
2 by Letterbox Lambs Before watered down reggae and easy listening café music were dubbed the “Wellington Sound”, we used to have local bands who took risks and had balls.
With The Kings of Leon, The Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and even The White Stripes all poised to release new albums, 2007 is set to be a fantastic year for blues/indie rock. But there is one album which, although it will probably fly under many people’s radars, thoroughly deserves to be highlighted before it is […]
San Francisco Bathhouse Friday March 16