Shannon and the Clams, Cassie Ramone, Colleen Green & more react to Burger Records shutdown
Bill’s Indie Basement (9/20): the week in classic indie, college rock, and more
This week: reviews of new releases from Vivian Girls, Chastity Belt, and Operator Music Band, plus career retrospective comps from Black Box Recorder and The Springfields.
Vivian Girls are back, new LP ‘Memory’ and tour this fall (listen to “Sick”)
Vivian Girls broke up in 2014, playing farewell shows at Baby's All Right, and Death by Audio. Now, five years later, Cassie Ramone, Katy Goodman and Ali Koehler (who all live in L.A. now) have reformed Vivian Girls and are releasing their first album in eight years...
Duster reunited & played new songs @ Baby’s All Right (pics, setlist, video)
Spacey California indie rock band Duster were only together for a short time in the late '90s, but they cast a long shadow, and are now back in action...
NYC holiday show roundup 2017: John Waters, Matisyahu, Rhett Miller, more
Plus: Darlene Love, Ronnie Spector, Murray Hill, Landlady, Eliot Glazer's Haunting Renditions, and more Christmas, Hanukkah and other holiday shows in NYC this season.
Eleanor Friedberger, Austin Brown, Cassie Ramone, Frankie Rose, & more playing Planned Parenthood benefit
The lineup also includes Reigning Sound, Kid Congo, a Cult of Youth / Wind Atlas collab, Ian Svenonius, and more.