With the knowledge that it would be his last attempt at success via music, Alexakis threw up a hail mary and formed Everclear, and after a bit of moving and shaking, the self-willed rocker recorded what would be the band’s debut record, World of Noise.
Recently, I caught up with veteran alt-rocker, Ajay Popoff of Lit. Among other things, we touch on Ajay’s origins, Lit’s latest music, his approach to songwriting, and what’s next for Lit as we move forward.
When I think back on the most underexposed bands of the 90s, for me, it’s hard not to lock in on Union. For those that haven’t heard of Union, which is sadly for too many, Union was a supergroup of sorts, and for me, it was a band that really moved the proverbial needle during a time when heavy rock music was getting a bit weird in some ways.
From humble east coast origins to the biggest stages in the world, that, in a nutshell, is a brief summarization of the career of veteran bassist, Rob DeLuca. But if we simply boiled it down to those few short turns of phrase, we wouldn’t be giving DeLuca his due.
While you may not know Ray West by his face, or by his name, one thing is certain, take one listen to the music of Spread Eagle, and you will know West by the scream.