This week’s selection goes from pop to noise, and around the five continents.
Lucky juggles with metal, blues, punk, pop, and socialism while talking about them with the producers Lao Yu, of Love and Peace Music Festival, and Xiu Luo of Motorfire Metal Music Festival.
We have had these podcasts in the can for awhile and now they are ready to go. Check in every Sunday for a look into the Shanghai music scene with Theo Croker. First up is blues guitarist Greg Smith.
Before the show, I planned to write a review / reaction, but the review part is almost impossible now. This was, by a pretty big margin, the best gig I’ve ever seen at the venerable YYT, and I’ve seen a lot of my favs there (Hedgehog, Carsick, The Gar, etc.) But Jeff blew them away…
Genre-bending is a term that gets thrown around a lot these days, and it seems to even more commonly apply to artists’ live shows. It’s hard t avoid it though, as Jeff Lang is truly a genre-bending man. A brief look through his catalog will tell you that this is a man who, simply, has [...]
In which our intrepid correspondent journeys deep into hippie/yuppie land to sample some of the most anti-hippie/yuppie music there is.
Last week our editor’s picks were in tune with my mood for music, and I followed the instructions provided by Mike “Big Duck” Brownell almost to the letter.
Tonight is the big opening, so get ready. We’ve got the line-up in our live dates page now, so you can check out who’s playing when. It’s been organized by the people at JZ club, and will feature many of their bands, as well as other local acts, and national and international stars. Like many [...]