Posts tagged ROCK

The chase to find the Next Great New York Phenomenon had become draining and pointless. Groups that seemed to have had just five rehearsals and one gig were being championed like they invented amplification. In the quest to try to plant a flag on a band, the question changed from whether they were any good, to whether anyone else had done it yet. The tiger had caught his tail and eaten himself whole.
From our 2011 feature, New York Rock In The Years To Be Hated.
VIDEO VAULT: SMITH WESTERNS PICK FIVE ’90S FAVORITES
WATCH AND READ WHY
Faith No More, “Epic” (Live at the MTV Video Music Awards, 1990)
Jane’s Addiction, “Jane Says” (Live at Hammerstein Ballroom, 1997)
Guns N’ Roses, “Don’t Cry” (Live in Tokyo, 1992)
The Smashing Pumpkins, “Blew Away” (Live in Japan, 2000)
Supergrass, “Pumping on Your Studio”

VIDEO VAULT: SMITH WESTERNS PICK FIVE ’90S FAVORITES

WATCH AND READ WHY

  1. Faith No More, “Epic” (Live at the MTV Video Music Awards, 1990)
  2. Jane’s Addiction, “Jane Says” (Live at Hammerstein Ballroom, 1997)
  3. Guns N’ Roses, “Don’t Cry” (Live in Tokyo, 1992)
  4. The Smashing Pumpkins, “Blew Away” (Live in Japan, 2000)
  5. Supergrass, “Pumping on Your Studio”
FEAR OF MEN ~ GEN F + ALBUM STREAM
Hear Early Fragments and read about the Brighton band’s sweet, smart, existential rock. They say: “We take it as seriously as you can take pop music.”

FEAR OF MEN ~ GEN F + ALBUM STREAM

Hear Early Fragments and read about the Brighton band’s sweet, smart, existential rock. They say: “We take it as seriously as you can take pop music.”

BEACH FOSSILS 
NEW ALBUM + INTERVIEW

BEACH FOSSILS 

NEW ALBUM + INTERVIEW