I was totally into riot grrrl bands when I was in high school, probably because I had a hard time relating to overly masculine artists. Though they were short-lived and only released a handful of songs, Dickless remains one of my favorite bands of the ’90s. I used to have one of their t-shirts, and [...]
As a fan of Hip Hop who grew up in the 80s, it’s sometimes difficult to reconcile with what the genre has recently become. Few and far between are the artists who continually attempt to push the art form toward its next iteration. But they do still exist. Most recently, I’ve become enamored with the [...]
Chad Vangaalen’s music is fantastic. He conjures up some very bizarre stories in his songs and completely does his own thing. Not only does he create music, but he also animates his own music videos, which are equally as amazing. It’s as if he is from another world.
One of the real tragedies of the modern entertainment industry is that ridiculously talented artists such as Chad Vangaalen, who wrote and performed this song and video, will probably make less money in his entire career than Justin Bieber makes just for getting a stupid haircut and winking in the right direction.
Five feet of snow later and it looks like Baltimore’s finally done with Winter. 65 degrees and the sun shining and I’ve been re-listening to Page France’s jangly folk-pop. Rumor has it Sub Pop is doing a vinyl re-issue of Hello, Dear Wind. Huzzah! [Listen to Chariot by Page France now] [audio:http://www.4casey4.com/Music/Page%20France%20-%20Chariot.mp3]