Sometimes you gotta blog about poop.
Certain people (e.g. coprophobics, squares, the devoutly religious, the squeamish) will gasp at the mere mention of doo-doo.
But Crossfade will not stand for the repressive constraints of a hegemonic power structure that demand we deny the relationship feces ha ... More >>
Paris Jackson is down with the Lingerie Football League. But what about her bros? As her father's manslaughter trial continues to wallow in spectacle, celebrity, and drug abuse, the 13-year-old Princess of Pop (that is, Michael Jackson's daughter), Paris Jackson, has announced a new partnership wit ... More >>
Once upon a time in America, the British Empire thought they could tell us what to do, and make us pay them for the privilege.
Then we kicked their ass in front of everybody, made Britain our royal bitch, and threw a big-ass party to celebrate. Ever since, we have marked the Fourth of July by b ... More >>
Whether you describe its signature sound as funk metal or you've got no idea what to call it, there's no question Primus has been rocking out ever since the three-man band debuted with 1989's Suck On This.
As frontman Les Claypool's bass throttles from a deep rumble to percussive slaps and h ... More >>
Eletric PiqueteS/Tmyspace.com/ElectricPiqueteThe seven-piece band known as Electric Piquete only formed about four years ago. But from the group's inception (the product of founders Michael Mut and Ed Rosado's desire to perform at Churchill's annual Hialeahfest back in 2007), it's been drawing lo ... More >>
Fantasy covers sonic cage match requests!How awesome would it be if the Jacuzzi Boys met Frank Zappa in a sonic cage match and they all emerged after three minutes, hugging each other, laughing at little private jokes, and humming beautiful music? Well, even if it's impossible, that's a battle (o ... More >>
The Commander's mama is cookin' hammy.First, let's get to the shocking stuff: Riock and rollers, it seems, never go near food (insert your own drug joke here). Bob Dylan has scribed hundreds of songs, but never mentions sitting down for a meal. Ditto the Rolling Stones, Led Zep, Pink Floyd ("Brow ... More >>
The Commander's mama is busy cookin' hammyFirst let's get to the shocking part of this post: Rock 'n rollers evidently never go near food (insert your own drug joke here). Bob Dylan has scribed hundreds of songs, but never mentions sitting down for a meal. Ditto the Rolling Stones, Led Zep, Pink ... More >>
CalahoneySlow Stride (True Records)calahoney.com Calahoney features top-notch bluesy vocals from frontwoman Laura, accompanied all the while by guitarist Josue, who may or may not be a pair of bohemians trapped in number - crunching nine - to - fives. The overall vibe is reminiscent of the '90s ... More >>
Can it still be cover a tribute band if the man you're honoring is your father? Tribute band is a more fitting moniker for Zappa Plays Zappa. Formed in 2006 by the Late Frank Zappa's son Dweezil and a host of relatively unknown musicians (many of whom backed Frank Zappa themselves), ZPZ has taken ... More >>
The above video is from an 8mm film transfer shot by a fifteen year old South Florida kid on May 18, 1968. The images come from the Miami Pop Festival, which featured The Mothers Of Invention (Frank Zappa's band), Chuck Berry, Steppenwolf, Three Dog Night, The Jimi Hendrix Experience and more ... More >>
You may not be familiar with Little Feat, but you sure as hell should. They've been around for 40 years, during which time they've worked and shared the stage with some of music's true legends, artists running the gamut from Jimmy Buffet to Bela Fleck, Dave Matthews to Vince Gill, Brooks and Dunn an ... More >>
The English quartet Late of the Pier are among their homeland's best, brightest young hopes, with all the high cheekbones and music press praise that usually entails. But don't mistake them for one of the dour, fedora-ed Brit indie groups of recent years. This band makes fun music for the kids full ... More >>