Drown With The Monster – White Lung – Eight years into their career, the Canadian punk back have an air of professionalism and they just can’t shake it however much they try. The guitar? That ain’t three chords, that’s some Middle Eastern vibes going on – B+
A huge week, the debut album by Big Freedia, a really great disco guy whose 2012 “Booty-Whop” and current “Explode” are just so much fun, Cerebral Balzy are a blast live, everything I’ve heard off Lana’s Ultra Violence has been first rate, and J Lo better come up with the goods, but the week belongs to soul brother # 1 Sam Smith’s eagerly anticipated debut album.
OFF! played a long list of songs, but they are so short!! And, mid-show, a girl had already started to rip the huge setlist off the stage… ‘Ask, don’t take’ said Keith Morris while stepping on the large setlist duct taped on the floor… ‘Don’t be a republican,… or a democrat!’