With a sultry delivery and a slamming beat, Xenia Rubinos' new track "Hair Receding" melds hard, experimental rock and Afro-Caribbean sounds into something deeply felt and wholly original.
A sparse audience of sleepy-looking loners and softly chatting couples sat at the high tables on the edges of the main room at the Old Rock House. The local guys of Tone Rodent climbed onstage, each of them either tuning strings or tweaking knobs or putting on a good don't-give-a-shit face.
Mike Dillon has been recognized since the late '80s for his unique sound and extraordinary live performances as a percussionist, and he continues to live up to his reputation today with his latest quartet.
Jason Kao Hwang's most recent release is an eclectic collage of jazz, classical and Chinese music that sets aflame the traditional structure of the common jazz record. Let us indulge and joyously incinerate with "Burning Bridge."
Grizzly Bear's newest release, "Shields," is a jagged and dynamic masterpiece.