Archive for December 16th, 2011

December 16, 2011

We Never Asked For This – Band of Skulls

We Never Asked For This is our short review of a band who thought (or their label/manager/agent/girlfriend thought) that it would be a good idea to send us an email saying “like me! like me! like me!” (more or less).

Today’s blind submission comes from power trio Band of Skulls, who tantalize us with a stream of the title track to their upcoming album Sweet Sour and the video for the album’s first single “The Devil Takes Care of His Own.” Check them both out and what we think below.

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December 16, 2011

Rearview Mirror – Jared Thompson

Rearview Mirror is our annual look back at the year in music from our friends in and around the business.  Musicians, managers, roadies, superfans, bloggers etc..

Jared Thompson is perhaps best known for being, along with his wife Dayna and their son Max, owner of The Comedy Attic. But before becoming a comedy empresario, Jared fronted the hardcore band The Witchcraft Season and was an independent promoter of rock & roll shows.  He remains an impassioned music supporter and as seen above, occasional Live Band Karaoke contestant.  Check out his picks for the best of 2011 below.

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