The Thermals: Desperate Ground

• 2013/04/02 • Saddle Creek • Alternative/Indie Rock, Punk • Born to Kill | *I go Alone*  “I go alone, the path is all I see. It’s the only way, I can bring you back to me.” — “I Go Alone” In a grungy torn and almost forced shout the singer proclaims, “I must go alone” into this uncharted…

The Front Bottoms: Talon of the Hawk

• 2013/05/21 • Bar/None • Alternative/Indie Punk • Au Revoir | Twin Size Mattress | Santa Monica “I’m sure that we could find something for you to do on stage. Maybe shake a tambourine or when I sing, you sing harmonies.” — “Twin Size Mattress” Diary-like confessional finds singer Brian Stella discharging adolescent thoughts about juvenile conundrums. It comes out…