| May 22, 2008
Hometown // Easton
Current members // Willis Kurtz, drums; Ben Tucker, bass, guitar and vocals; Cody Finkner, guitar, bass and vocals
Founded in // 2006
Style // punk/hardcore
Influenced by // Choking Victim, Led Zeppelin, the Replacements, Gram...
| Mar 4, 2008
Baltimore has been many a musician's muse over the years.
Today, the indie rock group Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks release their latest album, Real Emotional Trash. Malkmus was the primary singer and songwriter for the indie rock band Pavement until...
| Dec 16, 2004
Current members: Mike Gittings, guitar, vocals; Chris Myers, guitar, vocals; Eric Hopkins, bass; Matt Scoggins, drums, backup vocals.
Founded in: January 2004
Style: Indie pop
Influenced by: The Kinks, Gram Parsons, Neil Young,...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 6:38 PM
NEW YORK — Sorry, but I've heard that Brooklyn is over. You can get your hipster mustache waxed; just don't do it in Brooklyn. You wouldn't go to Seattle now, would you? If you wanted to visit the American community of the moment, you would visit,...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 10:11 AM
The opening track on the Kuhls’ first album, “A Woman is Like a Man,” tells you everything you need to know about Renee and Grace Kuhl’s personal and artistic growth in the last two years.
In 2010, the duo recorded a tamer,...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell brought their opening act, Richard Thompson, back on stage with them Wednesday at Symphony Center for a well-deserved encore. Thompson melted in with the band for a while, then stepped out to trade guitar solos as...
| Mar 3, 2013
One of the great joys of being a fashion critic is the ability to observe how designers all over the world riff on and reinterpret the L.A. look.
Watching the spring runway collections, whether I was sitting at a runway show in the crumbling Beekman...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 8:48 AM
Lydia Loveless, a fierce young Americana singer from Ohio, will make her Hampton Roads debut at the Hampton Taphouse on Friday, Dec. 7. It's the start of string of shows coming to the downtown pub.
Taphouse proprietor Peter Pittman recently reported...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 6:28 AM
Scott Sechman has displayed an amazing knack for meeting some of rock's most beloved cult heroes. It all started around 1967 when his big brother's band, the Norfolk Aliens, opened for The Box Tops at the Virginia Beach Dome.
Sechman tagged along and...
| Apr 14, 2012
Readers of the Postcards column offered lots of feedback about last week's column on my favorite roadside stops.
Most of the letters were friendly, equipped with plenty of suggestions about other homegrown eateries and attractions worth taking the long...
| Mar 25, 2012
It's a dry heat – a boulder-studded, wind-raked Mojave heat, in which rock stars lie low, artists think big, marines train, weird plants jut toward the sun like beseeching biblical figures, and climbers cling to granite walls like insects stuck to...
| Apr 25, 2012
Members of the International Submarine Band chose a name for their new group that practically ensured it would never rise above cult status, and sure enough, that band disappeared with barely a trace after making a handful of recordings in the mid-1960s....