Arguably, one of the most underrated alt-rock bands of the 80’s & 90’s, The Smithereens, to this day goes down as one of my all-time favs as I quite literally have every album and know most every song, even the deep tracks, by heart. So, naturally, when they came to the Northern Virginia’s State Theatre a while back… Continue reading Friday Flashback :: Smithereens
artist: The Lovegoods album: The Lovegoods EP genre: folk/indie pop label: 825 Records The Lovegoods :: North TideThe Lovegoods :: Snowing In My Veins Let me first tell you a little something about this outfit called 825 Records. I don’t know a ton, so if anything is wrong please correct me. 825 Records is owned… Continue reading The Lovegoods
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… Continue reading Pop-Punk :: Oxymoron or Out Like Pluto?