Monthly Archives : August 2011

Flashback :: Violent Femmes


The consummate  forerunners of folk-punk, Violent Femmes began with the formation of their rhythm section consisting of Brian Ritchie on bass and Victor DeLorenzo on percussion.  Gordon Gano (singer/guitarist) would join later, completing the trio that would eventually be discovered by the Pretenders who, back in 1981, were playing the Oriental Theatre in the Femmes home town of Milwaukee, WS.…

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More than Treading…


Froglix has recently received word that the Treading Lemmings, fresh off their righteous gig at Philadelphia’s Hard Rock Cafe (photo above), are putting the finishing touches on some new material.  Front man Christopher Quinn tells us that they are on track to have at least (4) new songs completed by summer’s end and we, of course, are rather looking forward…

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Sometimes All We Need is a Little Closure


artist: The Kut | genre: alternative, indie, rock | label: Criminal Records Straight from our friends at Criminal Records, Froglix is stoked to present for your viewing and listening pleasure “Closure” from Britain’s The Kut.  Cool song, cool video, cool band…and I would suspect some cool chics to hang out with. – Drago

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All Hail the Working Man


Dig it? Get in on [itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-spirit-of-radio/id521302?uo=4″ title=”Rush on iTunes”] Flashback highlights one of the greatest, if not the greatest, progressive rock bands of all time.  Rush formed in Toronto, Canada back in 1968 and are still going strong today.  Although the band got it’s official start back in ’68 it recognizes 1974 it’s official starting point as that was…

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New Vid from Ledaswan :: What a Way Two Drown


Like it? Get it on [itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/what-a-way-two-drown/id415677423?uo=4″ title=”Ledaswan on iTunes”] San Antonio’s Ledaswan is back in the mix with a new video for yet another diggable track from their EP NUM83R5.   ‘What a Way Two Drown’ is a sultry, melodic malay that showcases luscious layers of sound.  The dynamics of this song are stellar as are Erica’s vocals.  Just as she,…

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