The Chameleons(Vox)

A few days ago, I ventured into this semi-post-punk riff, starting with Portland outfit Soft Kill, then moving on to SoCal's Cold Showers, both of whom embrace that old-school rebellious energy, while layering nu wave synth melodies with melodic pop listenability. Back in that initial post, I made reference to another longtime genre act, The …

She Wants Revenge close the inaugural Cloak & Dagger Festival on 10.21.17

So I just found out that She Wants Revenge broke up last year. I had no idea they were amongst the casualties of 2020 - not death per se (nor do I mean to belittle actual tragedy), but one amongst the many comforts that have either closed, concluded, or fallen by the wayside. Total bummer.It's …

P.I.L.’s “The Order of Death” with a ’15 flashback to the Fonda

Public Image Ltd perform at the Fonda Theatre on 11.29.15.
I've got one final post for August, which I'm attempting to squeeze into this semi-spotty workday. It means I'll probably be penning this in fits and spurts throughout the day. But with any luck, I'll have a semi-coherent piece on today's featured artist, Public Image Ltd.My original intention was to post P.I.L. (as they're commonly …