Tom Carter Benefit: Chelsea Light Moving, Steve Gunn, White Out
Wednesday, September 12
Better than: Wishing this week's Sonic Youth communiqué was a tour announcement.
It's been almost a year since Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore called it quits. The split, of course, has stalled Sonic Yo ... More >>
Wednesday, February 8
Better than: Any California jamband since Garcia died.
A great rock guitarist needs a signature affectation. Ethan Miller's happens to be an abrupt upstrum that, combined with a backward stagger, probably makes him something of an onstage hazard to ... More >>
Tonight, the second viewing of Blood Into Wine, the documentary on Tool frontman James Maynard Keenan's brass-knuckled corkscrew domination of the Arizona winemaking frontier, aptly commences at the City Winery. Meanwhile, cowboy punk Reverend Horton Heat delivers his second sermon of "epically s ... More >>
SOTC buddy Brian Evenson is very much in touch with the horror and violence that are pervasive in his novels, and his tastes tend to skew the same way--this is a guy who prefers Hammett to Chandler, for instance, because Chandler's too soft. Last Days, Evenson's most recent novel, was a hardboiled e ... More >>