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Menomena at Jerky's Music Hall
Photo: SARAH CASS Sometimes Menomena songs spin around circles and confuse you. Sometimes they break off in a different direction than you think they will....
| September 28, 2010
Menomena | Mines
This Portland (Oregon) three-piece have spent the past 10 years doing a nerdy high-wire act using heady, patchwork writing to create accessible albums.
| August 06, 2010
50 Bands 50 States Alumni: Where Are They Now?
This week, we're rolling out our now-annual survey of the best new-ish band in each state in our great nation (The first year we did...
| July 08, 2010
"We're two brothers trying to entertain ourselves and have a laugh in the studio," says Peter Bowens. "We have to pretend to be rock musicians."
Field Music are ready to soft-rock
| March 19, 2010
One way to experiment with songwriting is to throw convention out the window, eschew verses and choruses, try to be completely unique. Sometimes the idea appears that if a song sounds like anything that came before it, well, that's points deducted like
Spencer Albee's got Spirit. How 'bout you?
| July 31, 2009
Those of us too poor to make it down to Austin for last week’s SxSW festival were treated to a mini-showcase of some of indie rock’s strongest up-and-coming bands.
Menomena + Field Music + Land of Talk, Great Scott, March 27, 2007
| March 28, 2007
Field Music frontman Peter Brewis loves a good pop song as much as the next chap.
Tones of Town | Memphis Industries
| March 19, 2007
Wincing the blogs away
In the first quarter of 2007, more than a dozen bands who made very big names for themselves via the Internet hype machine face a compelling and dangerous question: what does it take to maintain your cred and succeed commercially in such a dynamic enviro
Indie rockers try selling out for a change
| January 17, 2007
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