Music is always moving and evolving with the times, and as it pertains to the genre of alternative, it evolves rather quickly. So to help analyze the genre, I’ve recruited James from the Appetite for Distraction Alternative Top 10 Countdown to help me look into where alternative music is, where it’s going, and who is […]Read more "The State of Alternative: A Conversation"
When having to describe a band like Silversun Pickups to friends, I’d portray them as a collection of different pieces of art. I know that sounds weird, but it’s rather true if you think of it. Each one of the California-based quartet’s albums (including EPs) evokes different feelings and moods that are just as colorful […]Read more "Review of Silversun Pickups’ ‘Neck Of The Woods’"
A couple of summers ago, Silversun Pickups came to town to do a live, free show in a park in Downtown St. Louis. As a fan, probably one of the best shows I’ve ever seen. However, during the song “Future Foe Scenarios,” lightning struck during the climax of the song – ending the show once […]Read more "Music Review: Silversun Pickups’ “Seasick – EP”"