Entering the Firebird for an early show, I found the place mostly empty except for the four bands playing that evening, but that didn't stop them from each letting loose stellar sets of post-punk rock.
An 88.1 KDHX DJ for 17 years, Rob Levy still calls Juxtaposition, his show that airs every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. Central, "a work of chaos."
You've heard of the guilty pleasure, one of the silliest concepts ever. Here's one that's even sillier: the intellectual pleasure.
A female quartet with attitude, Dum Dum Girls combines influences from the Ramones and the Ronettes to create punchy, post-punk sounds.
All photos by Nate Burrell. See more at my Flickr stream.
It was 2002 and the buzz was strong surrounding the release of Turn on the Bright Lights, the debut LP from the stylish NYC rock musicians Interpol. The sound was a blend of something fresh yet also highly nostalgic of post-punk predecessors; fans and critics alike gave this album much praise.