Released in March 1984, Rob Reiner's 'This Is Spinal Tap' is a comedic film about a fictional British heavy metal band.
To say that the lives of brothers Josh and Jon Harter revolve around music would be a huge understatement.
Fresh off his much-hyped appearance on last night's episode of the Zooey Deschanel sitcom 'New Girl,' Prince has started off the week by unleashing a new jam. 'PRETZELBODYLOGIC' is being credited to 3rdEyeGirl, a band lead by the Purple One and featuring guitarist Donna Grantis, drummer Hannah Ford and bassist Ida Neilsen.
With its driving backbeat, jagged guitars and a echo-soaked vocals, 'City Slicker' proves the perfect way to kick off 'Positive Distractions Part I,' the new EP from Secret Colours. Based in Chicago, the quartet draws on many of the same late-'60s psych-rock acts that influenced Madchester-era British groups like Stone Roses and Inspiral Carpets.
With its shimmering guitars and breezy vocal melodies, 'Where the Heart Is' would be the perfect addition to any summer morning music playlist. The track comes courtesy of Animal Parts, a Toronto-based quintet lead by vocalist/guitarist Joshua Cockerill, a guy with a singing voice perfectly suited for the group's blend of indie-pop and folk.
Last week, the Hold Steady announced the March 25 release of a new album called ‘Teeth Dreams’ through their own Positive Jams imprint via new label Washington Square. Today, the Brooklyn-based quintet has debuted ‘I Hope This Whole Thing Didn’t Frighten You,’ the first track from the forthcoming album.
The term "post-hardcore" has been bastardized. When it surfaced in the late '80s, it was used to describe many of the bands who's members sprung out of the hardcore scene (Fugazi, Quicksand) but were infusing more melody, dissonant guitar riffs and jagged rhythmic patterns into their songwriting.