There’s some nice, doom-tinged psych rock coming out of Holtzclaw, Virginia in the form of Pontiak, a lumbering, feverish, blues-heavy trio that sounds like a hungover morning after a drunken party around a bonfire in the woods.
I got to check out Extra Golden the other night at the Floristree in the H & H Building in downtown Baltimore. Despite a bill of heady, contemplative, experimental music that preceded the DC-based band, the crowd was chomping at the bit to see them when they finally hit the stage well past 1am. It’s […]
Once upon a time, sloppy, out-of-tune, marginally talented basement bands with limited resources had little hope of making a dent in the music scene, local or otherwise. These days, those kinds of bands are among the most interesting and talked about, as Portland’s Eat Skull prove. The four piece plays drunken, chaotic, blown-out songs that […]