Monthly Archives : May 2011

Flashback :: Ministry


In selecting the Flashback this week, I enlisted the assistance of my esteemed colleague Thurdeen and in my humble (but accurate) opinion he has made an excellent choice.  Today your friends at Froglix bring you a track from the pre-industrial/synth-pop stylings of Al Jorgenson and Ministry. The year was 1983 and the song…“Revenge” from their debut album entitled With Sympathy [Arista Records] [itunes…

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It’s Official…Rude City Riot signs with Stomp Records


Congratulations are most certainly in order for Rude City Riot who will be celebrating the release of their newest CD on June 6th at The Media Club in Vancouver, BC…but wait there’s more!  Nothing But Time is not only RCR’s first full-length disc it is also the first of 2-record with Stomp Records!  Yup.  No joke.   Needless to say, your…

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Gumshen :: What You Make It


artist: Gumshen genre: alternative, indie-pop, rock label: unsigned listen now: Not Every One Of Us I Know You Girl I first heard of Gumshen while working with “another network,” as they say, and was so impressed that I felt compelled to include select tracks from their previous album, Super Buffet, as part of our global broadcast here at Froglix when we launched…

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Drago’s Morning Drive


En route back to the salt mines this morning, the Fates of Music bestowed upon me the following in random fashion: Anthrax with Public Enemy, Iron Maiden, Catherine Wheel, Staind, The Bravery, Julian Cope, The Suicide Machines, Jane’s Addiction, Miss Geo and the Metrics, Almost Astronauts, High Ceilings and this band…Clap Your Hands and Say Yeah.

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Flashback :: The Grapes of Wrath


I can’t prove it but I’m pretty sure it’s the same dude playing all three instruments…check that…it’s just the same hair.  Regardless, The Grapes of Wrath were one of Canada’s most successful indie/folk/rock bands from the time they formed in British Columbia in 1983 until they broke up in 1992.  This particular track,  “O Lucky Man” was a big hit…

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Indie Folk from Philly


artist: Munny & the Cameraman genre: alternative | indie |folk label: unsigned buy now: [itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/like-rocks/id395732715?uo=4″ title=”Munny & the Cameraman on iTunes.”] listen and download (for free) now: Revolutions  (download Revolutions directly here) Tattoos  (download Tattoos directly here) Philadephia’s Munny & the Cameraman released their self-titled debut disc this past fall.  October 8th to be exact…and we missed it.  How in the…

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