Back in the day, when this place was crawling with forums and chats about random acts of music, we used to poll ourselves to see which release by an artist not only set them atop of the industry but stapled them in as musical gods. This week we take on the psychedelic sensation: The Mars Volta
TMV have certainly written their fair share of records and I have to admit, as much of a fan as I am, I still find it difficult to pick a favorite. Through the years they’ve been constantly evolving their sound into something that just becomes more and more. Perhaps though, you find more merit in albums of their yesteryear? Help us determine which is their absolute best of the best before their new album on the horizon blows all of our minds and makes it even more difficult to decide!
I received this video in my inbox the other day and not only is it very cool to hear metal done on Cello’s but this video makes Sulic and Hauser look like rock stars. They cover Guns N Roses’ Welcome to The Jungle in a fashion never heard before. Enjoy and rock out!
There’s a lot of artists out there doing a lot of genres and quite honestly, very little can set them a part from each other in vast technological schemes of the 21st century. Recently, I had the opportunity to interview Dallas Green, lead singer of City and Colour and Alexisonfire who is attempting to make that effort.
Of the instruments you played for the recording of Little Hell, which did you enjoy the most?
I got to play the drums on the very last song [Hope For Now]. Whenever I demo’ed the songs, I knew that was the one, and I’ve never really got a chance to play drums on a song.
Back in the day, when this place was crawling with forums and chats about random acts of music, we used to poll ourselves to see which release by an artist not only set them atop of the industry but stapled them in as musical gods. Read more
On June 8th, I had the opportunity of not only seeing the great Portugal. The Man, but I was also able to sit down and ask Zach Carothers (bass/backing vocals) and Ryan Neighbors (keyboard/backing vocals).
I had the chance to talk to them at Rams Head Live about their new album, being released on June 19th, 2011. The album is titled In the Mountain, In the Cloud and according to Zach and Ryan, it’s going to be their best album to date. Read more