Posts Tagged ‘guitar’

The Fools of Rock

Tenacious D offers up a satanically good comic rock opera.
Kristian Lin
This is what I remember most about Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny.


Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin

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Somewhere amid the musical handiwork of Elliott Smith, Weezer, and The Shins, you’ll find a similarly inspired, indie-ish-for-life, guitar-based Missouri quartet sporting a cheeky moniker in tribute to the first president of ...



Amistad

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Combining traditional Mexican/Colombian folk styles cumbia and vallenato with bits of reggae, calypso, rock, rap, and turntable mixing and scratching, Fort Worth-based Amistad’s six-song, self-named c.d. is party music and a ...


Incendiary Boys

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From crude, angular, and tough yet imminently accomplished, Incendiary has quickly matured and become less raw, more poppy. The band’s new e.p., Only As Hard As You Make It, isn’t just good for a local band. Based on a few ...



David Kimbrough Jr.

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David Kimbrough Jr.’s mix of old-time blues soul sounds on Shell-Shocked undoubtedly reflects the influence of his father Junior Kimbrough’s hypnotic blues groove. The elder Kimbrough died in 1998 at the age of 67, spending...


The Blonde Girls

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The best thing about the relatively new trio The Blonde Girls is that they’re noisy but in a good, Sonic Youth-y, Pavementian, Moby Grapesque way.