Juliana Hatfield

In Her Own 1995 Words: Juliana Hatfield on the communal 80’s Boston music scene

Juliana Hatfield Sings Olivia Newton-John is available @ iTunes.   “…there wasn’t any competitiveness in that whole scene. Everyone was really cool to each other, we played together and supported one another. Bands were getting in touch. I was envious of a lot of the bands, like the Pixies and Dinosaur Jr. and Throwing Muses because they…

Slinky, Hazy, Hedonistic-Disco Single: DUCKS! – “Pinprick In”

Pinprick In from Ducks. is available @ Bandcamp. by Walter Price   Disco duo, Ducks! (Lani Bagley and Craig Schuftan), music is many things. Dynamically playful, lyrically they can be brilliantly perplexing, and undeniably magnetic. Their new single “Pinprick In” is like those hazy hedonistic martini lounge nights, flanked by androgynous penciled in mustachioed characters. What’s real? Does it…

FULL THROTTLE: Criminal Kids – “Outcast” (‘S/T’ EP) + Matt Torres directed video

Criminal Kids – ‘S/T’ EP out July 2018 via  Spaghetty Town Records.   by Walter Price   Trying to figure out how to kick your summer into full throttle, Chicago’s Criminal Kids have your elixir. Kickin’ out the thrash someplace between Zeke and Supersuckers, they’re new single “Outcast” is an examination of the arrogance of the haves and…

Clara Strauch

Clara Strauch – Persephone, plus five albums influential albums

Clara Strauch is available on iTunes. by Walter Price   Zeus and Demeter’s grief ridden struggles with their daughter’s abduction by Hades has been credited with how the four seasons were created. And like the changes in weather, Clara Strauch’s new album examines the realities of adversities, sacrifice transitioning into acceptance and hopefulness. Beautifully absorbing…

San Francisco Dream-Doom: Callow – “A Vein” (single)

Callow are available on Bandcamp. by Walter Price   In a social media is reality and atmospheres are highly politicized era, an increasingly large portion of the world’s population struggles with meaning. Their own existence. And in a post-Bowie world, taking on such matters in music is daunting and harder to find. San Francisco’s Callow (Red Moses and Sami…