"For those who know the Pajamas and their music, the new album will be another step forward. For those who don’t, the music above will give you an idea of why many of us hold the band in such high regard. I steal this from the one-sheet which came with the CD to give you an idea of what the album entails. The album tells the story of a lighthouse [...]
Just in case you need a reminder, we are gonna have a bunch of noisy fun this Saturday. Seven bands in quick succession, all starting at 8:00 sharp. The line up: 8:00 Burnseer 8:35 The Navins 9:15 The Green Pajamas 10:10 King County Queens 10:40 Tom Dyer’s New Pagan Gods 11:05 The Fuzz 11:55 The Queens Annes Plenty of CDs will be available at the show, including the yet to [...]
Our Rating: 8 STARS! This is The Fuzz's third album in 12 years, or it was when it came out last year so at this point it's more like 13 years. It's also the first recorded in a real studio and it finds these West Seattle rockers ready for a bit of a break out. OK, scratch that - if not a break out, then at least making sure they [...]
Sweet QA Review. A few years ago this obscure Seattle band released some old recordings entitled Something Quick 1980-1986 (on Green Monkey) that was terrific. Well, a decade after those recordings the band released their sophomore effort, The Mire, on Vagrant Records (not the label out of L.A., this Vagrant Records is out of Seattle). After The Mire the band recorded another record, #3, that was going to be titled [...]
Review: THE GREEN PAJAMAS/If You Knew What I Dreamed….. I don’t want to say I saved the best for last, but The Pajamas are one of my all-time favorite bands of all-time. Yes, I meant to write all-time twice. They deserve it. One thing I have always liked about the band is that their members really care about their fans. Really. They have gone out of their way the past [...]
‘”Quarter To Zen” by Liquid Generation contains 16 great songs, which the band has carried me back to the 60s, I can every fan of 60s music and garage rock, this CD also heartily recommend. ” Carrie Munter – New Underground Music Liquid Generation, which consisted of Jeremy Meyer – vocals, John Branin – solo guitar, Bob Blackburn – rhythm guitar, John Conrard – bass and Randy Nash – drums, [...]
‘”Quarter To Zen” by Liquid Generation contains 16 great songs, which the band has carried me back to the 60s, I can every fan of 60s music and garage rock, this CD also heartily recommend. ” Carrie Munter – New Underground Music Translation: Liquid Generation, which consisted of Jeremy Meyer - vocals, John Branin - solo guitar, Bob Blackburn - rhythm guitar, John Conrard - bass and Randy Nash - drums, [...]
In 1997 these young lads recorded THE QUEEN ANNES - RELEASED! It is finally being released. Tonight. At Slim's Last Chance in Georgetown. The older and possibly wiser QA's will present this masterpiece in toto. It will be without doubt a raucous affair. Please plan on attending!
Holy mother of Mary! Suffering succotash! Those Navins are gonna lay it down for you the buying public June 11 at the venerable Blue Moon Tavern in ye olde U District. This will no doubt be both noisy and fun. You may attend for a mere 5 bucks. If you only have 4, you should still come and just stand on the sidewalk and look wistful.
Review: The Fuzz - Best Kept Secret (Green Monkey Records, 2016) (Rock) (translated from German) The Fuzz started in 2000 in Seattle, Washington, USA, and consists of: Rod Moody - solo guitar, Andy Hoggarth - vocals and lead guitar, Brad Jackman - bass guitar and Tom Hendrickson - drums. Their debut album "Here Comes The Fuzz" already appeared soon after the formation of the band and it was in 2011, [...]
The Fuzz have released a new album on Green Monkey Records called Best Kept Secret and if you are someone who loves their rock in a dingy club or basement with a hint of stink and gank, you’ve come to the right place. It reminds me of the kind of music I’d hear from a group of people who have a lot of experience and know what they’re doing, singing [...]
DAGGER ZINE TOP 10: MAY 2016 britta phillips- luck or magic (double feature records) the twin atlas- the model village (self released) epic soundtracks –rise above (troubadour/ easy action- deluxe dbl cd) aberdeen- it was the rain: lost recordings 1993-1995 (used bin pop recordings/ tremolo arm users club) hudson bell- yerba buena (self released) the navins- not yourself today (green monkey records) the beau brummels- triangle & bradley’s barn (real [...]
HEY!! Industrial Revelation is our May AotM, with selections from their superb Liberation & the Kingdom of Nri. I'm gonna go see them this Friday at Rhythm and Rye in Olympia and you are welcome to come down and buy me a beer!
GMR label prez Tom Dyer has released a new digital single, "Meditations on Prince Bowie." Dyer: "I liked both Prince and Bowie. A lot. They died. That’s what people do. I wrote this not particularly reverent piece and recorded it as a bit of a cheeky tribute. All sounds were made with my voice."