Deleted Scenes: Ugh.

I don’t know how many Deleted Scenes columns I’ve written over the years sharing the headline above but it has to be at least six by now. This past weekend, as I watched the march of morons all around me—both in the media and in what I’ve recently learned is …

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Charlie Parr: Turning Blue

Minnesota native Charlie Parr is bringing his blues-tinged Americana to New York’s Hill Country on Sept. 15. If you’ve never had the pleasure of hearing Parr’s picked and crooned songs of railroads and regret, the man’s a folk poet in a long tradition of names no one knows but …

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Barn Owl: In The Pasture

Emitting cascading walls of gorgeous amp noise, feedback, drone-worship and ethereal vibrations, the San Francisco outfit Barn Owl are set to release their new album, Lost In The Glare, next week on Thrill Jockey. The record is aptly-titled because although Barn Owl—who recorded the album completely analog—pepper in moments …

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Interview with Christian Carlsson from The Quill: The Circle Is Complete

As guitarist and founder of Swedish heavy rock outfit The Quill, Christian Carlsson, has completed the circle from which his band’s new album, Full Circle, is named. Having started the band over 20 years ago, with their first release coming in 1995, Carlsson saw The Quill fall from grace …

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Deleted Scenes: Correction

In last issue’s Deleted Scenes column, I talked about Hurricane Irene being somewhat anti-climactic as compared to the armageddic visions of the news prior to. As I drove around North Jersey this past week, stuck in traffic at every turn caused by flooding of the (Mighty) Passaic, the Raritan, the …

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Eric Lindell: Your Roots Are Showing

Just about guaranteed to flatten your top and Buddy Holly-fy your glasses is roots rocker Eric Lindell, coming to NYC’s Sullivan Hall on Sept. 9. Lindell and his band are fresh off an appearance at the New Orleans Jazz Fest (and several others), and they’re bringing their old-school …

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Broken Social Scene: Well Armed

If you missed it, amorphous Canadian collective Broken Social Scene recently premiered a video for the song “Sweetest Kill” from last year’s Forgiveness Rock Record. Hardly living up to the “forgiveness” part of the album’s title, the clip stars a sultry Bijou Phillips mouthing the lyrics, wooing and murdering …

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Interview with Mario Trubiano from Borracho: Get It Right

The release of Splitting Sky, the debut from Washington D.C. four-piece Borracho, probably flew under your radar. Hell, it just about flew under mine, but fortunately through the diligence of the band acting on their own behalf, I got to hear the record and have come over the last …

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Deleted Scenes: How Will It End

By the time this issue goes to press tomorrow (Monday, 08/22) afternoon, in all likelihood Moammar Gadhafi’s regime in Libya will have fallen to rebel fighters. As I sit here and type this, I’ve got all the extensive Aquarian Weekly news resources providing me up-to-the-minute information, and by that I …

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Totimoshi: The Real Avengers

Heavy rocking SoCal trio Totimoshi have been around for well over a decade, and they’ve toured with the likes of Helmet, The Melvins and Mastodon. Their sixth album, Avenger, is out this week on At A Loss Recordings, and the band are celebrating the only way they know how—hitting …

by   |  08/18/2011  |  Comments Off on Totimoshi: The Real Avengers


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