BY Tess Duncan in Music Stuff on Apr 11, 2014 |
Upset has the makings for being one of the best bands out there right now and surprise, surprise: they totally are. Former drummer for Best Coast and Vivian Girls, Ali Koehler, takes on guitar and lead vocals, ex-La Sera member Jennifer Prince sings and plays lead guitar, and last we have drummer Patty Schemel of Hole and Death Valley Girls fame. The trio’s collective punk roots shine through on their latest project, Upset, the band you wish existed when you ... Read More
BY Nina K. Guzman in Music Stuff on Jan 22, 2014 |
Grab the tissues and chocolate sweets (be they in bar or kiss form). The Vivian Girls are officially splitting up, and I'm still trying to process this information without turning into a puddle of sadness in the middle of work. Yes, after seven wonderful years filled with awesome music and the most enviable bangs, the band is calling it quits.
They wrote on their website:
Brooklyn, New York, March 2007: we started making music together and became what we ... Read More
BY Jen Hazen in Music Stuff on Apr 21, 2011 |
Brooklyn-based trio Vivian Girls’ music just feels so, well, Brooklyn—a little gritty, rough around the edges, with lots of heart, and lots going on. I love Brooklyn. So much, in fact, that I live there atop the largest oil spill in U.S. history. No, I don't drink the water. Anyway, when I saw the trio of Cassie Ramone, Katy Goodman, and Fiona Campbell (new drummer!) play at New York City’s Webster Hall recently, it was evident that the ... Read More
BY Intern Julie in Music Stuff on Feb 24, 2011 |
Atlanta grime-rock masters, The Black Lips, announced a month of additional dates to their already packed North American tour in support of their forthcoming album. The album is produced by Amy Winehouse hit maker Mark Ronson, a far cry from the directly to tape analog recordings of their 2007 album, Good Bad Not Evil. As the Vice blog noted, it's "the most anticipated collaboration since Sid and Nancy."
Infamous for puking on stage, the Black Lips are giving you ... Read More