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  • 6 years ago | Pop Life

    Speaking of the early days of the Warped Tour, let's talk about Quicksand. Along with Helmet, Quicksand developed and popularized a particular type of post-hardcore that took the metal-influenced hardcore punk of 1980s New York, cut the tempo in h...

  • 6 years ago | Pop Life

    One hot morning in August of 1997, my little brother and I hopped on MARTA (Mom wouldn't let me use the car) and moseyed on down to the Lakewood Fairgrounds in Atlanta for the third-ever Warped Tour. Should the writer of a column about experimenta...

  • 6 years ago | Playbill

    Michigan experimental duo Windy Weber & Carl Hultgren, on their first tour in quite some time, stop into DiverseWorks tonight. Their 2008 album Songs for the Broken Hearted was quite well-received, but to me, the work that's key to their career is...

  • 6 years ago | Pop Life

    Voodoo Gearshift was a little-known and surprisingly not-that-short-lived ('87-'97*) grunge band, originally from Iowa City but mostly active in Seattle. VG's claim to "fame" is Glue Goat, a 1992 CD on influential Seattle label C/Z. Unlike Su...

  • 6 years ago

    The ambient/drone/ psych/shoegaze/dreampop/minimalist/experimental/space-rock duo Windy & Carl may garner comparisons to Brian Eno and M83, but they are most like Houston natives and Kranky labelmates Charalambides: a married couple that makes spa...

  • 6 years ago | Metalocalypse

    As you might read in the print edition of this week's Press, the experimental metal band Isis will be at the Meridian tonight. All of Isis' albums since 2002's Oceanic have explored similar territory: long, unhurried songs that blend doom-metal wi...