Tag Archives : alt-rock

drowners

Drowners :: On Desire


In case you missed it, the NYC based post-punk quartet Drowners released their 2nd full-length studio effort this past June on Frenchkiss Records…and…it’s freaking good.  On Desire is a solid follow up release to their self-titled debut album (also on Frenchkiss) and picks up right where that one left off.  “Cruel Ways” featured above is just of one of what I would expect…

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The Strokes

Yawn…It’s The Strokes


Judging by the tens of millions of plays that these cats get on Spotify…someone (actually a bunch of someones) digs The Strokes.  Regrettably, however, I am just not one of those someones.   Try as I might I just don’t get this band and, more to the point, I just don’t like this band.  I marginally enjoyed “Last Nite” from 2001’s…

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Australia Week :: Black Knight and Highway Blonde


On the first day of Australia Week we are looking back to two bands that made their appearances in our inaugural year of 2009. And unfortunately, we haven’t heard anything from either of these guys since. Black Knight and Highway Blonde (formerly Smart Artists) are both solidly in the rock genre. Highway Blonde is a bit more modern rock while…

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Australia Week


I’m announcing this coming week as Australia Week here at Froglix Radio. From Australia’s pristine beaches to its rugged outback, this island continent holds a rich diversity made evident in its music. Over the last few years on Froglix we’ve heard everything from alt-rock to folk to electronica. From the hard-edged to the comfortably heart-felt. From the sincere to the…

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Pop-Punk :: Oxymoron or Out Like Pluto?


artist: Out Like Pluto | album: Take Cover | genre: pop-punk, alt-rock | label: The James Polk Shuffle Music The very first line from the bio on their own web sites goes, “Out Like Pluto is not here to revolutionize music, but they do want to make you dance.” And to that I say, “Thank you!” We all know fun…

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