San Francisco’s chaos-mongers Thee Oh Sees put on a mean live show – and their albums of crazy psych rock are pretty damn tasty too. In this, I interview high-hoisting bassist Petey Dammit on the subject of their new LP Floating Coffin.
What do you call one of the best indie/rock/rap/dance music festivals in Europe? A place where you can drink Belgian beer if you’re over 16, eat waffles, and party in the dust to bands for 14 hours? It’s called Pukkelpop and here’s my Day 1 photo diary.
Yay for festivals! Herewith Day 1 (a slow and mostly Lou Barlow-y sort of day with a touch of Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet) of the fab Sled Island festival in Calgary on June 20, 2012. The longest day of the year, and one filled with fab musicks and friends. Stay tuned for Days 2 & 3!
New video of Lou performing Weed Forestin’ tracks at Origami Vinyl a few weeks back, sent to the BSR by filmmaker Adam Harding! A round up of Sebadoh-recording-new-music news! It’s all kicking off at Camp Sebadoh.
And now, the end is near. And so we face, the final curtain (or day at sea), on the Weezer Cruise. Here’s the final part of our four-part epic adventure in which we sit down with Rivers Cuomo and say our fond farewells to friends.