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“From Stardust to Sentience” by High Places

"From Stardust to Sentience" by High Places is a contradiction. Its fluttering beats and twinkling sound effects are intricately programmed, ...
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Moving Pictures: "Obama (Live at The Knitting Factory)" by Extra Golden

The story of "Obama," the song, is one I've told a couple times before. The short version is that the Kenyan half of Extra Golden were having ...
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“When it Reins” by The Builders and The Butchers

Like the best recommendations, I didn't hear about The Builders and The Butchers from Pandora, Last FM, iTunes Genius, or even the Zune. No, I ...
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Moving Pictures: "Minotaur" by The Drones

Don't be fooled by the cutesy cartoons. Minotaurs are bad a** creatures. If my Greek Mythology serves me right, these fierce abominations had ...
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Cleveland Concert Update: September 15th – September 30th

Monday, September 15th: Pack A.D. @ Wilbert's.Tuesday, September 16th: Jessica Lea Mayfield, The Magpies @ Beachland Tavern. Boss Martians, ...
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The Rockometer: Dirty Moons by Prisonshake

PrisonshakeDirty MoonsScat RecordsA lot has changed in the 15 years since the Cleveland-born band, Prisonshake, released their last album, 1993's ...
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Moving Pictures: "We’ve Never Lied (Live/Solo Acoustic)" by Jessica Lea Mayfield

One of the first things you notice about Jessica Lea Mayfield, besides that powerful voice of an old, heavy soul who's lived through a ten lives of ...
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“I Like Van Halen Because My Sister Says They Are Cool” by El Ten Eleven

Ten, Fifteen years ago, I'd hear a band like the LA instrumental rock duo, El Ten Eleven, and think to myself, "I hope these dudes never sell ...
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