Oh My Rockness has a list of what they call the “Hardest-Working Bands of 2017” — the artists who they listed the most shows for last year. Of the ten on the list, six will be playing a show together on Friday, February 2nd at Baby’s All Right. And we have music from five of those six to start this episode off: Big Bliss, Fruit & Flowers, Darkwing, Grim Streaker, THICK. After that, we have excellent new music from Kid In The Attic and TKR TKR. And we end with a block of music by the now Grammy-winning outfit Lost Bayou Ramblers from Lafayette, Louisiana, in town for one of their final shows before going on hiatus after nearly two decades of activity.
Big Bliss is a Brooklyn band formed in 2015 by brothers Cory (drums) and Tim (vocals, guitar) Race, along with bassist Wallace May. The trio blasts out a furious sort of post-punk and indie rock that draws a bit on shoegaze (think perhaps a little Mission Of Burma here, a little Interpol there), and… | watch
Grim Streaker is a musical force to be reckoned with. Full speed ahead, all systems go, with the power of a jet engine flying upside down. You get the picture. This is unabashedly bashing, but tuneful, punk rock for modern lovers, form a Brooklyn band full of some highly talented usual suspects from… | watch
Ben made long walks a part of his quarantine routine once conditions in New York City were safe enough for that activity. On one of those walks, he was faced with a split-second decision to abandon all the caution he’d previously practiced (and which he discussed in a previous episode of 1st… | watch
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