Dirty Shames, Amoebas, Mothers Children, Half Rats, Bam Bams, Peaces, Kurt Baker The Spectacles, Electric Mess, Future Virgins, LandLord, Glory Fires and Paul Collins Beat at the Power Pop-a-Licious Fest this past weekend in Asbury Park, NJ. Apologies to The Neutron Drivers, Baxx SiSi’s, The Above and BF’s who played before I arrived. As usual, [...]
Wa-Wa-Woo-wah! One of those weekends. Â Spring’s bustin’ out all over the place and so is the rock action. Â Of course, we’ll be talking about the outrageous two day festival of rock’n’roll happening on the Jersey Coast this weekend, Power Pop a Licious, but there’s plenty to do up here in NYC in case you can’t [...]
What’s poppin’, boppers? We’ve come to the end of a monsoon like April no worse for wear and the summer light is staring us down at the end of the tunnel. Cherish the love we have by going out on these last days before a masterful weekend to come and making havoc on the streets and in the clubs! There’s no shortage of distractions.
Is Rock’n’Roll in danger? Paul Collins certainly thinks so.Â “Rock’n’roll has always needed saving and it has always been saved!” says the near-legendary Collins, of the Nerves and the Beat, two classic power-pop/punk touchstones for two generations of New York bands and current frontman of the Paul Collins Beat. I interviewed Collins over Facebook recently [...]
The Dirty Shames, Back C.C.s and Paul Collins at The Bowery Electric. Part of the Â Underclass Revue show.
Here’s a quick one for your (hopefully shortened) week. TUESDAY (TONIGHT): It’s a one year anniversary for “Friskey Whiskey” — whatever that means.Â Actually it’s just a great excuse to party on a weekday– DJ Drew ‘Redbone’ together with the Othermen and the Back CCs rock Bushwick at Brooklyn Fireproof off the Morgan L stop.Â [...]