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 …

HEALTH issues :: “ANTI-LIFE” + “ISN’T EVERYONE” + a flashback performance at Cloak & Dagger 2017

I thought of breaking this into individual posts. But it's just easier to lump them all together. So let's get started ...L.A.'s own industrious noise rockers HEALTH have a crunchy new single titled "ANTI-LIFE," featuring Deftone's frontman Chino Moreno. It's got crazy percussive drum-patterns, raucous guitar licks, and an audio attitude meshed between aggro grind …

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 …