The Stampede’s rhythm section has an unobtrusive groove that allows Cooper to shine—whether it’s her quieter, finger-picked guitar work, overdriven vocal style, or the fuzzy and psychedelic fringes of her sound that have roots back to The Doors and Jefferson Airplane.
As she sings in “Dope Queen Blues,” “I am a god, of this I am convinced.” Once you see her perform, maybe you’ll be convinced too.
On his latest release Tip Of The Sphere, songwriter/man of mystery Cass McCombs is embracing spontaneity and delivering one of his most vibrant sets of songs to date. Recorded relatively quickly at Figure 8 Studios in Brooklyn, Sphere captures the looseness of his collaboration with The Skiffle Players (and associations with members of the Grateful Dead) and breathes new life into McComb’s trademark wit and incisive commentary on the world today.
On the latest episode of Discologist, we’re reviewing this newest slice of weird Americana PLUS spinning a new track from trippy up-and-comers Garcia Peoples!
Though they're reaching musical elder statesman status after more than 20 years together, Metric’s set at the Fillmore felt just as assertive and fun as ever.
Bob Mould is one of the pioneers of indie rock, and on his latest LP Sunshine Rock, he’s looking back to better times and making one of the best albums of his careers in the process. Guest PJ Sykes joins us to discuss why the album is an essential ray of light in these dark times, how to learn to love an icon, and much more!
Underneath a giant disco ball, the stoic and dapper NYC group brought their dark and infectious music to The Anthem.
From his days as a music student at George Washington University to a sold-out U Street Music Hall, multi-instrumentalist Cautious Clay has seen his stock rise for good reason.
On his latest release Love Hurts, jazz guitar wunderkind Julian Lage is making bold steps towards furthering his reputation of being one of the most visible and respected figures the ongoing jazz renaissance of the past few years. Presenting classics of American jazz, folk, and even some rock and roll through the lens of his trio (featuring Jorge Roeder on bass and Dave King on drums) Lage draws listeners old and new into some familiar territory while still managing to get some of his exquisite ya-ya’s out in the process.
Join us as we make a jazz with our guest Casey Rae and dig into the latest from one of the modern eras most exciting and talented voices in jazz, or any other genre.
On Valentine’s Day, the Zach Condon-fronted musical troupe brought sublime new songs from Gallipoli along old favorites to The Anthem in DC.
Liz Cooper and The Stampede’s “Hey Man” — a seemingly simple song about a bar room connection — is a straightforward rocker with tinged with psychedelic edges.
If Robert Ellis’s self-titled 2016 album announced him to the world as a songwriting force to be reckoned with, then is new LP Texas Piano Man makes the case that he is the stuff of legend. Swapping his six strings for eighty-eight keys, Ellis’s latest finds him pairing his trademark gut-wrenching honesty and melodic sophistication with the panache of late 70’s pop rock (think Elton John and Leon Russel), and the result is undeniably the best album of his career.
Tune in to the this latest episode of Discologist as we dive deep into this rock and roll masterpiece and try to come back with some of it’s truth’s on the other side.
This Uruguayan guitarist by way of NYC wants you to take the mic and espouse your love of fruits. Get comfortable, cause this might take a while.
Aaron “Ab” Abernathy is a singer, a music director, an activist, a man of faith, and, most importantly, a man trying to do and BE his best. His journey towards this end chronicled on 2016’s Monologue and 2017’s Dialogue, now comes to its conclusion on his latest album Epilogue. Bursting with soul, raw emotion, and honest truth Epilogue tells the tale of two people finding love despite years of heartache through self-reflection, honesty, and kindness.
Join us as we dig into this instant classic on the latest episode of Discologist!
On the inaugural edition of Discologist, we’re hanging out in the basement one last time with our friend Aaron Abernathy to discus his remarkable, trilogy-capping new album Epilogue, love, faith in the modern era and much, much more.
Change is good friends.
RIP ChunkyGlasses: The Podcast.
Long live DISCOLOGIST!
Hot off the release of the genre-bending Amo, the former metalcore mainstays brought on moshing, walls of death, and raving, all in one raucous performance.
The business partners are back on the road, and like any well-run business, they’ve streamlined operations and achieved maximum output and profit.
Some would argue A$AP Rocky has put music on the backburner in favor of other creative ventures such as fashion, acting, and an art exhibition. But at a sold-out Anthem, A$AP Rocky reminded the crowd of his biggest strength - putting on the show of a lifetime.
The Wood Brothers are native to the foothills of the Rockies, and their sound was perfectly nestled among the mountains at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival last summer. But even at sea level, their show at 9:30 Club on a snowy Thursday night lifted an attentive audience’s spirits to 8,000 feet.
We’ve run our mouths from a basement in Washington, D.C. for four hundred episodes now, but sadly it is time to say goodbye.
Please join us for a bittersweet final hang in the basement with the people that we hold most dear saying goodbye to this chapter the only way we know how: Talking about Boston’s Third Stage.
Thanks for listening. Y’all are the goddamn best.