You may have been wondering where I’ve been in the last month. Typically I would be dumping SXSW bands I’m into seeing this year or at the very least reviewing a concert or two down here in Austin. Welp, I decided to put my music where my mouth is and participate in the RPM Challenge. I beat it and with days to spare. So come with me and let me spin a tale of hard work and somewhat epic music making. Continue reading Hokey Has Arrived
If you are talking about the Rogues, then you should be talking about the European Alt rock band and not the punkers from Brooklyn. Give a listen to Carnival below and you can understand why. The bass rhythms and driving guitar remind us of some early Placebo. Lead singer Pearse MacIntyer sounds just a little deeper than Brian Molko, but the influence is there. If you want good driving music, this one works.
We’ll be blasting this ditty while we cruise on down to Austin here in a couple of months for South by Southwest 2010. It’s our first time there and we’re are stoked to go. The Rogues are gonna be there too. While we are packing and planning, we’re going to take a look at some of the artists showcasing at the annual event that caught our ears. The Rogues kick us off so turn this one up.