NITE-LIFE NUDGE: CUT COPY @ THE ECHO

May 19th, 2008
Posted by Danno
BANDS & BEATS, Brand Neu Stax, GOING OUT, In Town (Nite-Life Nudge), Neu Music Review, VIEWS & REVIEWS

When I first listened to Melbourne, Australia’s Cut Copy, I was interested but not that impressed. I mean, I didn’t trash Bright Like Neon Love, but it didn’t exactly make me glow either, nor did I write a glowing review for XLR8S (click this for the whole article: xlr8r-electropop1.jpg). Part of a larger review of […]

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MUSIC CONNECTION’S KEYBOARD CONFAB 2008

May 12th, 2008
Posted by Danno
BANDS & BEATS, IN PRINT (my work in print and online), NEU-TUBE, VIEWS & REVIEWS

I put together a fun line-up for this year’s Keyboard issue! First, a guy who deserves his own cover story, Daryl Hall. Next, we’ve got newcomer Frank Sacramone from that crazy instrumental prog band, Bushwhack. Electronica pioneer Paul Humphreys from OMD. Then we’ve got Fred Mandel, the guy who not only played for Elton John, […]

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MATMOS FLYS AWAY!: New Album From Björk’s Even Weirder Friends.

May 6th, 2008
Posted by Danno
BANDS & BEATS, Brand Neu Stax, Neu Music Review, VIEWS & REVIEWS

One of the craziest sets I ever saw was Bjork at Coachella, 2002. Aside from some of her “hits” she got to venture into the more challenging, but also more astounding aspect of her sound. The computorized blips and ticks represented the threshold of modern music, but with an unbelievable cover of the Beatles,’ “Blue […]

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NITE-LIFE NUDGE: ATMOSPHERE @ THE HENRY FONDA

May 6th, 2008
Posted by Danno
BANDS & BEATS, IN PRINT (my work in print and online), NEU-TUBE, PORTFOLIO, VIEWS & REVIEWS

Slug and Ant have a great new album out called, When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold, and they’re coming back to town for two nights at the Henry Fonda Music Box. Here’s my LA Weekly Pick of the Week, and check out their new video too.   

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