See You In Mexico + Dominique LeJeune + The Rooks + High In One Eye performing at the Community Records practice space on February 24, 2012
Just as the NFL Draft, with all the pomp and circumstance that surround it, is considered by some to be America’s fourth major professional sport, the first few months of every year, during which time details about the annual Festival Season’s numerous events are unveiled in quick succession, is a noteworthy and exciting music-centric stretch [...]
There are not many hard and fast principles when comes to seeing live music, but three rules seem to universally apply: 1. Drink your ass off at free shows 2. Buy merch from out-of-town acts 3. Always catch a local band at their first show back from tour In the case of the show at [...]
06.22: A Billion Ernies + Caddywhompus + The Dongles + The Riffs – The Big Top
The aggressively-yelled lyrics of A Billion Ernies are certainly refreshing, and arguably groundbreaking for being as capricious as they are sincere. The goal, it would seem, is to underlay said lyrics with a genre amalgam of heavy rock, ska, reggae and punk; the result is a moving barrage of impressive guitar and bass work, in-your-face thrash drums and tight, full horns.