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ShowOTWF

August 16, 2017

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Show Of The Week

There’s a great one presented by my radio show, 101X Homegrown, that’s happening this Saturday at Barracuda.  Quiet Company will be celebrating the release of their new EP, Your Husband, The Ghost, and Darkbird will have a new 7″ on hand.  When it comes to the former, I think it may be the best thing [...]

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behindtheshadowdrops

August 15, 2017

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Behind The Shadow Drops

I’ve got a headphone-worthy piece for you today.  The track is from Behind The Shadow Drops, a new solo project from Taka Goto of Mono, and I really like the meatier-Stranger Things sound that it’s packing.  Consider me excited for the act’s upcoming debut LP, Harmonic (due September 22).  Enjoy.

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Homegrown F

August 14, 2017

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101X Homegrown Podcast

Spend some time with the latest 101X Homegrown!  Enjoy. (NEW) Walker Lukens – Don’t Wanna Be Lonely (Don’t Wanna Leave You Alone) (NEW) Palo Duro – Darken The Glow (NEW) The Hermits – Ruby Red Summer Big Bill – Underwater A Giant Dog – Bendover (NEW) Quiet Company – We Should Go To Counseling Darkbird [...]

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kingkhan

August 14, 2017

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King Khan

King Khan is all set to release his first solo album, Murder Burgers (due October 13).  The first single, which is just down below, sounds like … well, it sounds like a King Khan track.  Who needs a surprise today anyhow?  It’s Monday.  Just hit play and turn it up.  Enjoy.

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HMFT - Feature

August 11, 2017

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Happy Metal Fun Time (Chuck)

I had the pleasure of interviewing one of my favorite artists recently, Chelsea Wolfe, and the other night watched as Mlny Parsonz of Royal Thunder destroyed the stage at Come and Take It Live, and then saw another favorite Myrkur getting ripped on social media for not being trve metal, and I thought to myself [...]

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brigsby-bear-sundance-2017-review

August 11, 2017

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Movie Breakdown: Brigsby Bear

Pre-Screening Stance: I haven’t seen any of director Dave McCary’s other efforts, so I don’t know whether or not I should be excited about his Brigsby Bear.  I will say this though, I like the quirky look of it. Post-Screening Ramble: Brigsby Bear is a tough one to talk about because it’s honestly better if [...]

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The National

August 10, 2017

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The National

The National’s Sleep Well Beast will be out in roughly a month (on September 8, to be exact), and I’m fully expecting to want to spend a lot of time with it.  Below is the latest single.  It’s not quite as accessible as the previous two tracks, but it’s still a gem.  Enjoy.

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Wind-River

August 10, 2017

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Movie Breakdown: Wind River (Noah)

Pre-Screening Stance: Taylor Sheridan – writer/director of Wind River – has been having a pretty good last few cinematic years. He wrote Sicario, one of 2015′s best movies. He wrote Hell or High Water, the best movie of 2016. And now for his directorial debut he’s tackling a murder mystery on an Indian Reservation with [...]

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ShowOTWF

August 9, 2017

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Show Of The Week

I’m cheating a little this week and going with a show that’s next week, but you can totally just think of it as a way to extend your weekend.  Go see Lucy Dacus on the indoor stage at Stubb’s on Monday!  She’s out in support of her debut, No Burden, which was released last year [...]

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Homegrown F

August 8, 2017

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101X Homegrown Podcast

Here’s the latest 101X Homegrown!  Enjoy. (NEW) Honeyrude – Flowers Ringo Deathstarr – Guilt Otis The Destroyer – Van Rosita (NEW) Transit Method – Parasight Growl – Date With Satan (NEW) Quiet Company – Oh The Humanity! Darkbird – Daredevil Lomelda – Out There Jonathan Terrell – Color Me Lucky (Gold VHS Remix) The Sour [...]

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QuickdrawF

August 8, 2017

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Quickdraw: Bully, The Mynabirds, Weaves, Grooms, Widowspeak

Here’s a few songs that were released while SOTO was napping.  Enjoy. Bully – Feel The Same Bully are now on Sub Pop and their new album, Losing, will be out on October 20.  This quickie of a first single is a real gem, and I can’t wait to hear more off of the LP.  [...]

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Homegrown F

July 31, 2017

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101X Homegrown Podcast

Get all in the latest 101X Homegrown!  Enjoy. Lola Tried – Worst Coast (NEW) Quiet Company – On Ex-Husbands & Wives (NEW) Darkbird – Bad Self Otis The Destroyer – Van Rosita Lowin – Sloop The Sour Notes – Ride It Out Sphynx – Just Tonight (NEW) RG Lowe – State of Play Star Parks [...]

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hl

July 31, 2017

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Hamilton Leithauser

First of all, you should know that I’m off to Chicago for Lollapalooza, so SOTO is going to be taking a nap until next Tuesday.  You should take this extra bit of free time to do something nice for yourself. Secondly, Hamilton Leithauser covered Shane MacGowan And The Popes for Philia: Artists Rise Against Islamophobia, a [...]

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HHHF

July 28, 2017

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Hip Hop Hooray (Leah)

Hey, I’m pretty glad we’re more than halfway through 2017, and man 2020 can’t come quick enough. In the meantime, here’s some rap I picked out for you to listen to today.  Note the local NiYahPEACE on the playlist – she’s having an album release on Saturday at Kick Butt Coffee at 10pm, and you [...]

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alvvays

July 27, 2017

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Alvvays

In unsurprising news, Alvvays’ new single (here’s the previous one) is a total ear-pleaser.  Check it out below, then remind yourself that their second full length, Antisocialites, is due out September 8 and that they’ll be playing the Mohawk on October 17.  Enjoy.

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