With his shorn sides/unkempt mop top
haircut and defiantly Punk energy, Rusko has the period look of one of
Ian Dury’s Blockheads circa New Boots and Panties. But his birth in 1985 places him in a different musical context entirely.
The Cincinnati Blues
scene lost an anchor last weekend with the passing of Them Bones bassist
Larry Malott. Plus, Jamwave and Darlene release new recordings, Red
Bull's Thre3Style U DJ competition comes to Play and Jubilee Peace Fest
returns to Loveland
Les Claypool is primarily known for
fronting his band Primus, but he has also proven to be a diverse,
intelligent and unique bass player who can throw down with a variety of
other artists in a wide array of genres.
word that Built to Spill is working on what will be its eighth
full-length studio effort, which we’re told will probably drop in late
2014. Until then, the band has embarked on an extensive tour, which is
good news for those of us who like to get lost in sound — Built to
Spill’s epic guitar reveries are even more immersive in a live setting.
The successful Music for the Mountains project, which spreads information about the practice of "mountaintop removal" coal mining, releases its second local Roots music compilation album and multi-act concert this Saturday in Newport, Ky.
Five years after its launch, Spotify remains at the center of the "to stream or not to stream" controversy, Scott Stapp of Creed's new solo single is "Slow Suicide" (not being a dick — that's what it's called!) and two generations of Pop stars take different approaches in their online feuding.