Back Alley Riot is back with their newest EP My Girlfriend’s A Serial Killer. In a previous post, I introduced you to their blue collar, gritty, rockabilly-esque style, and this latest offering is more of the same. This EP is like driving on a curvy road at 90mph – fast-paced and on the edge of control, [...]
About Rob BerronesUI/UX Designer by day, Rob has always loved music. He started playing saxophone at 10, and continues to play. Genres of influence include: Soul, Motown, Punk, Ska, jazz and funk.
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The summer was 1997. I was 17 and worked at Target as cashier. It was the summer of ska. A magical summer where I fell in love with this song called “Sell Out” by this band I’d never heard of called Reel Big Fish. I went to the music section and picked up Turn The Radio [...]
Back in April I wrote that Green Day was releasing an album trilogy ¡UNO! ¡DOS! ¡TRE! later this year. We got a taste of that offering with the first single “Oh Love.” I must say, I am not impressed. Maybe because I wasn’t a huge fan of 21st Century Breakdown. Maybe because it seems like Green Day [...]
I’m constantly surprised by the music scene in Milwaukee. With Summerfest, the Rave/Eagles Ballroom, and Turner Hall/Pabst/Riverside among others, I feel we Milwaukeeans are spoiled when it comes to music. But more importantly, we are spoiled because we get a steady stream of up-and-coming indie, punk, ska and more. All over the city, any given [...]
What’s up Electric Mohawkers! I know I’ve been quiet for a bit, but hopefully this will make up for it. Green Day front man Billy Joe Armstrong announced on his twitter feed today, that we are in store for not one, not two, but THREE albums in the next year. The albums are scheduled for a [...]
Jack White’s new website announced that the long awaited solo debut album “Blunderbuss” is slated for release on April 24, 2012. This announcement comes almost a year exactly when The White Stripes called it quits for good. You will be able to stream the first single, ”Love Interruption” starting tomorrow 1/31. You can also pre-order the [...]