Bat Fangs is the newish duo of singer/guitarist Betsy Wright (Ex Hex, Chain and the Gang) and drummer Laura King (Flesh Wounds, Speed Stick). If you like any of their other groups, chances are you'll dig the glammy, riffy hard rock sound they make together.
Ian Svenonius is a one-of-a-kind force and is worth catching in whatever incarnation he's playing with, be it Chain and the Gang, The Make-Up (who just played Seaport Music Fest), or his solo project, Escape-Ism...whose debut comes out November 10 via Merge.
The festival aims to be "held in direct opposition to the apolitical sludge that has come to pass as 'indie' and that has nothing to do with operating independently." They add, "There will be no sponsors, no backdoor advertising via branded content, or other base money-making schemes."
Cassie Ramone (Vivian Girls, The Babies), Dee Dee from Dum Dum Girls and OJ from XRay Eyeballs have formed a new group called OCDPP. Dee Dee plays drums, and OJ describes their sound as 80's LA punk influenced...