Connecting the Dots: At the Drive-In

There are bands whose members keep to themselves, and when their career is up, they recede into the background, never really to be heard from again, except for maybe a side project that is inevitably less well-received than their main band. However, there exists another breed of musicians that seem to make an entire scene out of their own presence alone, and manage to both write solid music and remain incredibly prolific.

The Mars Volta Flash The Bling With ‘The Malkin Jewel

Yes, I do hate myself for using that word. Nevertheless, The Mars Volta, long-term brainchild of both former and current At The Drive-In members Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala (so yeah, it’s relevant!), have are streaming the first single from their forthcoming album Nocturniquet , entitled ‘The Malkin Jewel’ over at…

Bands That Made Me Heavy: At The Drive-In

I tells ya kid, I dun never heard nothin’ like them At The Drive-In boys before this one fella spun that Relationship of Command on the ole’ juke box down at the drug store, one sunny afternoon back in ’04. Oh lawdee me! Them bass strings was a-quiverin’, and all…

The Bled Break Some Smoke

The new video for The Bled’s Smoke Breaks appeared online today, from their recent album Heat Fetish (official review here) Looks hot. Literally. Desert and petrol fires. James Muñoz also looks a lot like Omar Rodriguez-Lopez here too. Enjoy buckoes. – CG