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… Continue reading Australia Week :: Black Knight and Highway Blonde
Category: modern rock
Tour Update: The Joy Formidable
Coming to a city relatively near you, my friends…shows are selling out so click here bee-yottches so get yo tix asap.
The October Thumbs Up Goes To….
We’ve tallied all the Thumbs Up’s and Thumbs Down’s for the month of October and the Froglix listeners have proven to have quite the diversity of tastes. Forty-five (45) tracks from thirty-three (33) artists received votes, but alas, not everyone can be a winner. Represented in the Top Ten alone though are artists we have… Continue reading The October Thumbs Up Goes To….
artist: goodbyemotel | genre: modern rock, alternative | label: nicebike records “Red Room” is track #1 from indie rockers goodbymotel’s latest EP Wish Your Way and features the lovely Francesca Vuillemin, a fashion model who, like the band, also hails from Australia. As the story goes, she and the band’s bassist were hanging out one night in… Continue reading Hellogoodbyemotel
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… Continue reading More than Treading…
Flashback :: The Alarm
The past seven (7) days have been absolutely crazy and while there has been no time to write I could not, in could conscience, allow the sun to set on the week without the Flashback. The alt-rock explosion that emanated from across the Big Pond back in the day was spearheaded by a number of different… Continue reading Flashback :: The Alarm
New Music from Hand Painted Swinger
Twangy/alt-country type guitars set against a swing/shuffle riddims equals Hand Painted Swinger’s new single, “Medicine Cabinet.” It’s cow-punk gone wild! Click the play button below to check it out here, catch it as part of the global broadcast or, better yet, pick it up on iTunes! listen now: Medicine Cabinet get it now on: [itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/medicine-cabinet/id441970008?uo=4″… Continue reading New Music from Hand Painted Swinger
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… Continue reading Flashback :: Ministry
This Just In: Treading Lemmings Return to the Studio
DC’s Treading Lemmings are off to a fine start here in 2011. Winners of (2) Froglix Music Awards and nominated for (4) Washington Area Music Awards, Quinn and the crew are riding the wave of good fortune right back into the studio to begin work on their next project. It’s a rather fluid situation at… Continue reading This Just In: Treading Lemmings Return to the Studio
The Lemmings Speaketh
In a recent interview with Master Seven Records’ Tom Beninate, Quinn and Andj from The Treading Lemmings discuss everything from their latest album Cliff Notes to the impact of the internet and social media has had on promoting their music. It’s entertaining, insightful and a good read. Click here for the full interview. – Drago… Continue reading The Lemmings Speaketh