In short, Thank You for Today is a full-on return to form from one of the great bands of the last twenty years.
The era of what’s come to be known as “brit-pop” might be nothing more than a bygone period reduced to memory, but drummer Dave Rowntree’s creativity and innovation are anything but.
With the release of 1987’s Come On Pilgrim, Boston-bred indie powerhouse Pixies shook the world in ways once thought impossible.
Far from beholden to the past, guitarist Joey Santiago’s eclectic nature finds both him and the Pixies in perpetual motion.
A signature pink Stratocaster, charismatic allure and uncompromising vision distinguish Tyler Bryant from his peers, but his legacy may well be defined as a torchbearer for rock ‘n’ roll’s next generation.
For Emma, Forever Ago stands out to me amongst all his work, and I think the story behind its creation is part of that. It remains an integral part of his discography and an essential record in music history.
Physical Thrills is an album that displays Silversun Pickups’ traditional musical tropes and trademarks that have already been established but delivered in a mature style that further refines their sound.
Resistant to authority, and nomadic in nature, Stinson never seemed to stay in one place for very long. Among the many outfits he left an imprint on, The Replacements aside, The Bleeding Hearts may well have been his finest hour.
Hunter’s message is a therapeutic one, as we are to follow it as a meditation session, at the same time we are to think of who we are and what we are doing with our “Permanent” lives. Listen to Robert’s new single, “Permanent;” maybe you can do it while reading his novel.