What do you get when you mix Euro-electro pop, punk, and the inevitable angst and energy of two teenagers? You get Carbon Airways. I first heard Carbon Airways when I got an email from their label, Bad Life, about the release of their Razor Edge EP. I was completely enthralled by the French teenage brother… Continue reading Carbon Airways :: Atomic Is In My Mind
Projects akin to Sounds Like Brisbane provide an invaluable service to the indie music lover. It gives an opportunity to check out a bunch of pre-vetted bands quickly and at no risk. Who wants to lay down hard cash on some obscure band you’ve never heard before? For me, a similar project in 2005 called… Continue reading Australia Week :: Sounds Like Brisbane
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?
artist: Attack Ships on Fire | album: Vegas Soul | genre: rock, punk | label: SquidHat Records Attack Ships On Fire :: Vegas Soul Labour Day is fast approaching likewise, coincidentally, the end of Summer 2012. If they haven’t already done so, young chitlins, angst ridden teens and future college drop outs all around the… Continue reading Summer Ending Soul
[itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/the-descendants/id293375772?uo=4″ title=”Descendents on iTunes”] Ever wonder where the emo-punk got it’s start? Contrary to what Billy Joe may think, it wasn’t Green Day. Sorry to disappoint but, while they were prolific early adopters of the genre, it was actually a band nearly (400) miles to the south in Hermosa Beach, CA that many point… Continue reading Flashback: Descendents
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….
[itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/drunk-not-dead/id467901242?uo=4″ title=”Get it on iTunes…”] It’s Halloween, my pretties, so it seems rather fitting that we pimp a little pychobilly from The Brains. The uncensored video for “Screaming” (above) is from their just released Drunk Not Dead album so if you digz it click the iTunes link above and get you some. Stay safe… Continue reading Screaming and Halloweening with the Brains
artist: SIMPL3JACK | genre: punk | label: Holy War Entertainment Dig it…new vid from S3K! BTW…this is not a cover a Silver Chair’s “Tomorrow” so if that’s what you were exepecting we are more than happy to disappoint. These cats are not only onto something…they are on the rise fo sho. – Drago
This past week saw the return of record temps here in these the Eastern United States. Officially it’s still Spring but there is no doubt Lord Summer is here and, apparently, he’s pissed. It’s freaking hot out there my friends. To combat the unpleasantness of the weather this past week, your friends at Froglix offered up… Continue reading The Week in Review :: 6.11.2011
My morning drive today came courtesy of a “care” package that we recently received from our friends at Stomp Records. I had recently conversed with Stomp’s Mike Magee over email and mentioned that we really liked what they were doing and would love to hear from them. Bang! The package arrived yesterday and I could… Continue reading Drago's Morning Drive…Stomp Style